Rihanna takes out portrait competition

By Murray Murchison. The winner of the prestigious annual Plain Dealer portrait competition, which required budding artists to produce an artistic impression of celebrity singer Guy Sebastian, has been announced. The winner is Miss Rihanna Zieger, 7, of Holloways Beach who painted Guy the fuzzy guy (above – crayon on canvas). The judging panel wereContinue reading “Rihanna takes out portrait competition”

Drone-buster comes to BCF

By Paolo Zupp. The long awaited Drone-Buster 3000, manufactured by Sanction Technologies in Manunda, is now available at BCF stores in the region, from a starting price of $3,100 + GST. The DB3000 is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Intercept Unit (UAVIU) that is available in air-to-air, and ground-to-air models. The more advanced Seek-And-Destroy model, whichContinue reading “Drone-buster comes to BCF”

Portrait competition unleashed!

By Murray Murchison. Calling all artists! The Plain Dealer has launched another competition aimed at unearthing some of the great artistic talent in North Queensland. In the past, our limerick and haiku competitions have been very popular, but at the Plain Dealer, we are always looking closely at the visual arts. This year, the challengeContinue reading “Portrait competition unleashed!”