Creative Support Services
between Sydney & Newcastle
Tap on the Creative Support Service that you are needing done, and the page will scroll to the relevant section. Message Axel on 0422548770 with any queries.
Commissioned Art Works: Acrylic on Box Canvas
Axel has over 30 years experience as a acrylic painter. Each artwork is priced and planned with the client, to ensure that both the budget and target are met.
General price range:
Smaller artworks between 20cm - 50cm are $150 - $350
Medium artworks between 50cm - 90cm are $350 - $800
Larger artworks between 90cm - 1.5m (max) are $800 - $2000
*Prices exclude material & time costs.
Face Painting and Arm Painting
Kids Parties, Community Events, Festivals, Fetes/Fairs, Adult Body Art, Halloween Party prep.
With over 20 years experience as a Children's Theatre Director and Pre-School, Year 1 - 7 Music and Drama Teacher in Public and Private Schools, Axel brings an element of education and care to this experience. Using colours, numbers, and including interesting facts about each look, each child has an opportunity to feel clever, special and even funny!
Each client, whether adult or child, is treated with utmost respect and care, as a unique individual. No two paint-ups are the same, colours and styles change to suit each person.
Axel uses Tag and Dowd paints are Hypoallergenic and water-activated. Easily removed with wipes or in the shower or bath!
Combine Face Painting with Photography for a power-packed dual Creative Support Service for your special event.
Disability Support: Hair Cutting On-Site
Axel offers portable hair cuts for members of the disabled community.
With over 20 years experience working with persons with Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Angelman Syndrome and Downs Syndrome. Axel is able to create a safe and secure space for quick and smart hair cuts. Axel is able to travel within the Central Coast and is able to offer on-site hairdressing.
The client must provide a power point, a chair and a broom and pan.
Clients must have clean washed hair on arrival, Axel does not offer hair washing.
An Indemnity Form will need to be signed before any work can commence.
Hair Styling & Make Up (MUA)
Axel offers hair styling for events, formals, parties or special dates! With over 25 years experience as a freelance hair stylist, Axel has a unique flare and creates gorgeous looks that work with your hair, not against it.
Axel has worked in Theatre since the 1990's, and has extensive experience with Make up, ranging from almost natural looking to absolutely over the top avant guarde. Utilising a number of colour palettes, TAG and DOWD paints (if needed) and a natural artistic ability, Axel will leave you feeling seen, heard, and gorgeous!
Card Reading & Rune Stone Throw
Axel offers informative Card Readings and Scandinavian Rune Stone Throws, for individuals or at Parties/Events.
Axel is a Medium and has a remarkable life experience - there is never a dull moment with a good card reading, and clients walk away with new insights and understanding.
Axel can perform the card reading in full Norse Seidr outfit for that extra sparkle at your event.
Djembe & Percussion Drumming Circles
Kids Parties, School Events, End of Year Events, Community Events, Festivals, Fetes/Fairs, House Parties.
With over 10 years experience as a Djembe Drum Fascilitator, Axel has worked extensively with The Rhythm Hut to bring Drum Circles to clients from Sydney to Newcastle.
a 90 Minute Educational Djembe Circle for 10 learners/attendees.
a 60 minute Meditational Drum Circle.
Pre-School Drumming Circle.
Christmas Drumming with Carols from around the world.
For up to 20 participants.
15 Djembe Drums of various sizes.
30+ Percussions Instruments from around the world
Accompanied by Putumayo Music - Samba, Bossa Nova, Reggae and more...
Encouraging Teamwork and connection.
Releasing feel-good endorphins.
Good for mental and physical health.
Stories, Songs & South African Inspired Dishes!
Axel toured South Africa as a host of the Good Food & Wine Show, and as The Singing Chef. Working alongside Masterchef Australia, Great British Bake-Off (Paul Hollywood) and BBC i-can-cook.
Axel creates a relaxing and fun atmosphere, filled with good food and belly laughs.
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Photography: Fantasy, Romantic,
Modelling, Events, Products, Venue
Axel has done photography professionally since 2006, first in South Africa, and then in Australia.
Theatrical - in theatre, Community Events, Fantasy shoots, Romantic Couple shoots, Modelling shoots.
With a gentle word, a good eye and a lot of positive encouragement, Axel can help any client to shine.
Portfolio of Work
Food & Restaurant
Food cake wedding
Music or Art Class
To book a lesson: https://www.halaxy.com/book/axel-starviking/hypnotherapist/730561/629581 and select the option "Creative Support Services: Music & Art Class"
Zoom classes for adults only:
Zoom Art Classes:
See examples of Axel's artwork
MUSIC - If you are a performer/singer or session musician, I can assist in training you with specific songs for auditions, performance or studio sessions. With over 17 years training in the Bella Canto method, I've trained rock singers, opera stars and performers in big musicals (Phantom, Starlight Express and Cats), Jazz Musos and more.
Axel has performed professionally since 1995, in stage productions, and as a choral member of his Provincial / State Choir, touring South Africa and Europe for 9 years. He was in school choirs and sang lead roles in school productions from 1986 until 1998 as well. He is a trained composer and has composed over 40 classical pieces ("VIVAT" in the play list) and well over 150 modern / indie / pop songs since 1994. At the age of 16 his song Vuselela came 2nd in South Africa in the Pick n Pay Jingle Search (similar to Australia's "Coles")
From 2002 - 2005 Axel trained as a Bella Canto singer (which suits every musical style), and completed his training by competing in 11 categories of music including aria antiche, folk, art song, lieder etc and won 10 out of the 11 categories with an average score of A+. He was awarded a floating trophy by the Societa Dante Alleghieri, backed by the Italian consulate - for excellence in the Aria Antiche category.
From 2002 - 2003 Axel was Artistic Director of the Danville Girls High Choir, and then from 2004 - 2007 Axel was Head of Music and Drama at two local schools in Durban, South Africa - Atholton Primary and St Henry's Marist Brothers College. Axel also ran a busy Music School from 1998 - 2014. In 2014 He released his classical album, followed in 2015 by his vintage blues album. He recently composed and recorded the complete Film score for an Independent Film company in Nashville.
2015 - 2022 Axel performed in events all over the Central Coast and produced 4 Studio Albums his Reverbnation online charts profile went to number 1 in Australia and between number 50 and 70 globally with each album release.
AXEL SIGUR STARVIKING
ex Music & Drama Teacher pre-school - year 7
Currently owns Starviking Hypnotherapy Clinic in Buff Point www.thestarviking.com
Paid Hobbies: Face painting, Body Art, Demo Chef, Meditation Circles, Djembe Drumming Circles, Hair Dressing - Mens and Women's cuts, Acrylic Painter/Artist, Fantasy Costume Designer/Maker, Crowns/Head Wear maker, Pianist, Performer - Jazz, Classical, Event Host, Photographer.
WORKING WITH CHILDREN CHECK
First Name: Axel
Other Name: Sigur
WWC Number: WWC0767586E
Type of Clearance: Valid for paid and unpaid work
Expiry Date: 23/01/2026
FIRST AID 30/04/2021 Course
KARBEN Training Solutions HLTAID003
PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE
MEMBER: Axel Starviking (Duck Membership Number: 469023)
Performing Name(s): The Starviking
POLICY NUMBER: 71-0182031-LCP
PERIOD OF INSURANCE: 01 Feb 2022 until 4pm 12 October 2022
Performing, busking, rehearsing, recording, exhibiting, adjudicating and teaching (subject to Workshop Extension Endorsements 4 & 5)
For the following Insured activities:
Comedian, Compere, Costume characters, MC, Public Speaker, Television / Radio Presenter, Actor / Theatre Performer / Theatre in Education Performer , Story-teller / Writer, Face and/or body painter, Musician / Singer, Tarot reader/Astrologer, Children's Party Host/Entertainer, Makeup Artist, Visual Artist/Craft Artist.