Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – Do The Bloomin’ Weather Hokey Cokey!

Allan 1:07 pm

barometer cartoon with elements from writer's life
Barometer cartoon from Charlie Adley’s latest Double Vision column. I really enjoyed drawing this cartoon. It’s based on a barometer that hangs in my grandparents’ house in Greencastle. I used the barometer for my project when applying for art college. I drew it many times for that project and it all came back to me when I was doing the lettering you can see on the face behind Charlie.

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Kilkenny Animated: A Festival of Visual Storytelling 23-25 February 2018

Allan 10:47 am

 Kilkenny Animated
A Festival of Visual Storytelling
An unmissable event that I’m missing this weekend is the Kilkenny Animated Festival in various venues from 23-25 February 2018. I had planned to go to everything and make a weekend of it but I ended up in demand elsewhere. If you’re an animation student, already in the industry, or just have an interest in cartoons, you need to go along to this. Ireland was once a hotbed of animation in the 1990s but companies like the Cartoon Saloon are marking Ireland out as one of the animation leaders in the world. That’s no small feat and it’s to be applauded until your palms sting.

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Allan 12:23 pm