The Owen Archive

What follows is a fine collection of personal Blog Posts created soon after moving from Auckland to Nelson during the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2007. Get reading ...

Welcome

And welcome to my blog. This site will be a depository for...

A very palatable client

I'm over the moon to have just picked up Cloudy Bay as...

3D Dragon optical illusion video and PDF download

This is a really cool optical illusion! Have a look at the...

You are a Legend Paul Verdon!

The Legends of World Rugby collectors edition book is now available in...

My 1970’s Odd Rod’s sticker collection!

1970 Odd Rods! These are a bunch of really cool stickers that...

Student animations from 1990

Back in the day, the Amiga 2000 was used to create broadcast...

You are Jackson Pollock

Why should I have all the fun? Go on, get creative! Click...

A toothy image

My new camera takes an incredibly detailed image at 12.1 Mega Pixels.It's...

NBR Best Dressed Awards 2008

I have officially entered (back) into the realm of audio visual design....

Corporate Fashion Awards

Oops, I did it again!This is a clip I produced to announce...

Feeling alright

The New Zealand Child Care Association had it's annual conference last weekend....

Comix as movies

Oh boy, I'm excited. My favorite graphic novel, Watchmen, is currently in...

Kings of Rugby

I'm just about to send the latest 'collectors edition' of Paul Verdon's...

Life immitating (commercial) Art

The Nelson Lakes proved to be a winning location for the front...

finding my sealegs

Sealegs International Limited Vice President of Sales – North America - has...

hard day at the office

Being a freelancer in Nelson is the best. There is just SO...

designing for the community

I'm lending my design services to many worthwhile conferences that involve our...

Pecha Kucha Nelson

I presented at the 2nd Nelson Pecha Kucha evening last night. Pecha...

iPhone in the corporate design business

If you're like me, and you love your iPhone for it's wide...

Public praise

Nelson is a great place for the creative mind. It is no...

Thin Blue Line

The New Zealand Police Force are using my creative services at the...

Freelance Freedom – Nov 08

Words of Wisdom

I came across these words in an old diary of mine today.In...

my flickr mosaic

Using my new flickr Pro account, I created the mosaic above. Each...

the studio

A number of people have been asking me about my new office...

The year that was

2008 was another busy year with lots of change. A much needed...

Back to school

Yes, I went back to school today. Japanese Calligraphy School! Nelson City is...

I hereby propose

There is a fair bit of re-branding happening out there at the...

Disconnect to Reconnect

Reconnect : reestablish a bond of communication or emotion."Sometimes you have to truely get away from it...

CAANZ Media Awards 2009

https://youtu.be/RHv9IdEXTwU My multimedia skills were put to good use again at the...

Designing with Principals in mind

I had the job of designing a look for the New Zealand...