'Mr. George Fish and His Marvellous Monocular' by Lix North, oil on tyvek paper, 296mm x 360mm, © 2017

The Marvellous Monocular

'Mr George Fish and His Marvellous Monocular', a new portrait in oil on Tyvek paper, 360mm x 296mm.   Mr George Fish, namesake of the famed Fish Lane in Brisbane's West End, entrepreneur, politician, proprietor of the Fish Steam Laundry (est. 1893) and of quite the most...

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'Alice & Miki', oil on canvas, 30" x 24".  © Lix North 2017

Royals: Painting Alice & Miki.

In January 2017 I completed a special portrait commission that was both a true pleasure and an honour to paint. From the beautiful details of the hand-stitched qipao to the history imbued in centuries-old carved wood. From the poise and courage of a strong woman who...

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'Vanitas or Valhalla (Barbarian Selfie)' Oil on Canvas by Lix North - Lethbridge 10000 Award Category Winner 2016. SOLD.

Lethbridge 10000 Art Award Category Winner

I'm very proud to announce that my painting 'Vanitas or Valhalla (Barbarian Selfie)' is a Category Winner in the 2016 Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art awards. Oil on canvas, measuring 24"x14", my piece sold ($5,600) before the finalist exhibition opened, but will be on display from June...

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Kate Heart album cover portrait illustration by Lix Creative © 2015

Kate Heart EP Artwork

It's been near-meditative process creating this gorgeous, delicate, flower-fairy-esque illustrated portrait of pop-folk singer, Kate Heart. The portrait was designed specifically for the cover of her new self-titled EP due out this September.   Drafted in compressed charcoal with added colour tints, the piece weaves Kate's favourite lotus flowers through her auburn...

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YGZ11 Nissan Cube Cubic Rider by Autech - custom illustrated vehicle wrap for James North Productions by Lix Creative  © 2015

Creativity Cubed!

Just had a blast illustrating a wild music-themed vehicle wrap for the James North Productions Nissan Cube! This particular Nissan Cube Cubic Rider is a special car, with a slightly longer wheel base than the standard Z11 Cube, full body kit, 15" Autech chrome mags,  and 1.5L...

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'Abby's Elysian Fields' oil on canvas, 23" x 16", by Lix Bacskay  © 2015

Abby’s Elyssian Fields

Elysian Fields (or Elysium) n.  in Greek mythology, the final resting places of the souls of the heroic and the virtuous.   There are few words that come close to expressing how much it hurts saying goodbye to a four-legged family member. Abby the Weimaraner passed before her time. I was honoured...

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Mortimer Prize Finalist 2010 - Lix North

‘Defiant’ Mortimer Prize Finalist

Very happy to announce that my self portrait 'Defiant' has been shortlisted in the 2010 Mortimer Prize for Realism. The finalist exhibition is now touring QLD, NSW, ACT and VIC for the next 6 months - see the Mortimer Prize website for details.   This is the first art...

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