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  • Give Art Not Undies – Spinxmas Gift Guide

    Give Art Not Undies – Spinxmas Gift Guide

    Forget socks and jocks this Christmas, treat your loved ones to something special with a unique art print from Australian photorealism artist Dean Spinks πŸŽ„πŸŽ¨πŸŽπŸ–ΌοΈπŸŽ…πŸ» Make your loved ones’ holiday season unforgettable with the gift of art! Discover a world of high-quality, emotion-capturing art prints. My collection offers a unique way to cherish your favourite…

  • Father’s Day Gift Guide

    Father’s Day Gift Guide

    As Father’s Day approaches, get ready to celebrate your Dad’s love for beer, footy, and Aussie rock music with the perfect gifts that he’ll cherish forever. Art has a way of capturing emotions and memories like no other, and my collection of high-quality art prints is designed to do just that. These reproductions of my…

  • Fine artistic detail shows patient style – The Leader news article

    Fine artistic detail shows patient style – The Leader news article

    In April last year, my local newspaper The Leader released a profile on me which you can read here. This initial profile was only initially run digitally and never made it to the main paper. Well that all changed on Wednesday the 18th January when The Leader ran a follow up profile in the main…

  • Spinxmas Gift Guide

    Spinxmas Gift Guide

    It’s beginning to feel a lot like Spinxmas! πŸŽ„πŸŽ If you’re struggling for a Christmas present idea, Father Spinxmas has you sorted. How about a fresh Dean Spinks print?! Art prints are a super high quality reproduction of my artworks, so good I can barely tell the difference from the original – but obviously at…

  • Crushed Footy Cards Series | Time Lapse Videos

    Crushed Footy Cards Series | Time Lapse Videos

    I’ve gone down a rabbit hole over the last few months drawing crushed trading cards from the 90’s. It started with the Michael Jordan card, then I channeled my inner 8 year old and started drawing some of my favourite Rugby League cards from an iconic era in Australian sport. As a Cronulla Sharks tragic…

  • Dean Can Draw – Talking Tinnie Drawing with The Crafty Pint

    Dean Can Draw – Talking Tinnie Drawing with The Crafty Pint

    I had a chat to Mick from The Crafty Pint about the intricacies of drawing tinnies. It was great to talk to another beer lover about how the whole crushed beer can thing came about, how I got into drawing and where I want to go with it. I had a portraiture exhibition at 212…

  • ET Footy Card – 50 Hours in 50 Seconds Time Lapse Video

    ET Footy Card – 50 Hours in 50 Seconds Time Lapse Video

    I’ve just launched the first piece in my series of NRL Footy cards – the legendary Andrew Ettingshausen of the Cronulla Sharks. The piece took over 50 hours to complete, here’s a quick time lapse showing the process. If you’re an ET fan, head over to my online store to shop prints of this piece.

  • Sutherland Shire Leader news article

    Sutherland Shire Leader news article

    Look Mum, I made the local paper! It’s always nice to get some recognition close to home – and where I’m from there’s no better recognition than the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. The local paper has profiled anyone and everyone from the area over the years, and I’m chuffed to now be able…

  • That’s a wrap on Hatched!

    That’s a wrap on Hatched!

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    My first ever solo show ‘Hatched’ just finished and I couldn’t be happier with how it went. Thank you to everyone that came out to check out my work, it was great to chat to so many art lovers and explain my pen drawing process. And I’m incredibly grateful for all the red dots πŸ”΄πŸ”΄πŸ”΄πŸ™πŸ˜Š…

  • Hatched – Australian Natives Show

    Hatched – Australian Natives Show

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    I’m excited to announce my first ever solo show Hatched, which will be showing at Gallery 11:11 from March 12-20, 2022. The show features a series of Australia’s most beloved native animals, all hand-drawn using the age-old technique of crosshatching. We are so lucky to have such unique native animals in Australia. With this show…