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René Campbell
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René Campbell is a 24 year-old female artist and marine biologist (PhD Candidate) working in Adelaide, South Australia. For all inquiries, please send me a note or contact me through my email below. Thanks for stopping by!

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All artwork Copyright © 2018 by René Campbell. All rights reserved. All other non-original characters copyright of respective owners. Images may not be reproduced, sold, modified or represented without the expressed written permission by the Artist.
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This piece explores the wonderful diversity of temperate marine life along southern Australia, and the unfortunate persistence of marine plastic pollution. Walk along our local beaches and you’d agree that seeing marine organisms washed ashore is a familiar sight. Unfortunately, plastic pollution is also getting washed ashore amongst it, even in what we’d call ‘pristine’ beaches. The bits of plastic stuck onto this painting were removed from some local Adelaide beaches. It goes without saying how widespread plastic is in our oceans, and how surprisingly abundant it is on our beautiful coastline here in southern Australia. These plastics further degrade into microscopic fragments that are small enough to pass through food webs and accumulate in tissues of animals even smaller than the ones shown here. Sadly, we now face the reality of observing plastic pollution wash up on our beaches with these beautiful, unique animals, and paints a reminder for this issue at a global scale.

Watercolour, gouache and ink on Arches hot-pressed paper (365 GSM, 102 cm x 65 cm). Beach litter stuck on with removable adhesive. Approximately 60 hours total - animal references obtained from a huge array of marine life books, my own photographs, online museum collections etc.

My entry for the SA Museum’s Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. I wasn’t successful being selected in 2016, so fingers crossed this year! 

Before people ask - yes the plastic can be removed. They’re been stuck on with non-acidic adhesive glue dots, which can peel away easily and not damage the painting (I also used several varnish coats to protect the front). This means the original can be sold either with or without the plastic message. I also plan to make non-plastic versions available as limited edition prints! 

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Eeveelutions-Sylveon
The Interwining Pokémon. Sylveon have prehensile ribbon-like feelers that emit a calming aura. This aura has soothing properties, but can also be used to distract and weaken hostility in its prey.

Paired with roses

#Copic markers, Unipen/Uniball black and white pen, on A5 Xpressit blending card | App. 4 hours

P.S. If viewing on a smart phone the pink colours may come out too vibrantly


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Evolve the Rainbow - Glaceon

The Fresh Snow Pokémon. Glaceon are able to drop their body temperatures low enough to freeze the air surrounding them. Sharp frozen icicles will then appear on its fur, and can be fired at enemies.

Paired with Himalayan poppies

Copic markers, Unipen/Uniball black and white pen, on A5 Xpressit blending card | App. 4 hours

P.S. If viewing on a smart phone the blue colours may come out too vibrantly

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Evolve the Rainbow - Leafeon

The Verdant Pokémon. Leafeon have symbiotic plants living on and within its fur, allowing for photosynthesis. The leaf on its tail is particularly strong and fibrous and can be sharpened as a weapon.

Paired with ferns and fungi

Copic markers, Unipen/Uniball black and white pen, on A5 Xpressit blending card | App. 4 hours

P.S. If viewing on a smart phone the green colours may come out too vibrantly

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Evolve the Rainbow - Umbreon

The Moonlight Pokémon. Umbreon are nocturnal and blend into shadows with their dark fur, finding prey with phenomenal eyesight. The rings on its body glow under moonlight or at the moment of attack.

Paired with phantom petunias

Copic markers, Unipen/Uniball black and white pen, on A5 Xpressit blending card | App. 4 hours

P.S. If viewing on a smart phone the dark blue-grey colours may come out too vibrantly

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Happy birthday beautiful, keep up the amazing artwork! :D
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