Wedding Signing Boad- Armagh and Clare!

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This wedding signing board went to Northern Ireland for a recent wedding! For the groom it includes Clare hurling, and the Financial Times under his arm!

For the bride there were references to Armagh football, computers, make up, and shopping! Also included is their pet dog and a suitcase for travel!

“Allan it arrived and it is incredible. Thank you so very much.”

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Twelve Hotel Galway Wedding Reception Entertainment

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Always lovely to have a local booking and this wedding was only out the road in the Twelve Hotel Barna! Thanks to all the guests who sat for me for being so enthusiastic and having so many laughs! Some dates left for 2022 and 2023 is starting to fill up so if you’re getting married in Galway or anywhere else in the country and want something unusual and fun to entertain your guests during the drinks reception look no further than my live wedding caricatures! Each couple takes just 5 minutes and the A3 paper is printed with the names of the couple and the date of their wedding so each guest who sits for me goes away with a lovely fun momento of the big day!

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Tobe Nwigwe and Fat – Procreate Caricature

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Tobe Nwigwe is one of the most consistently creative artists working today, with a singular artistic vision only matched by the prolificacy of his output. He, Fat and Nell (and the kids!) have this unified aesthetic from furniture to clothing, and the Pandemic Project was an uplifting event at a time when everything was bleak. The whole family-centred approach to music and video creation is radically wholesome and is really inspirational, but there’s room for brooding and darkness in there too. I’m a bit of a fan. It’s utterly jaw-dropping how much music he’s put out in the last year. Did I mention I’m a bit of a fan?

This is a caricture portrait of Tobe Nwigwe and Fat created in Procreate for the iPad. I intend to do a series of caricature portraits to hone my digital painting. I’m quite late to the digital game so the learning curve is somewhere between a really large hoola-hoop and one of the rings of Saturn. I’m finding it a curse and a blessing, there’s huge time savings to be had but an amazing gulf conceptually between drawing on paper and drawing and painting digitally. It’s the long way to Carnagie Hall for the next while.

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