Head and Shoulders Personalised Colour Caricature

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This personalised head and shoulders caricature was a gift for the subject from his friends. He’s surrounded by objects relevant to his life including pet dogs, swimming googles, a bike pump, suitcase for travel, a cook book, and a pint of Guinness (remember those?). Also making a cameo is his wife in the background! He’s saying some of his well-known catchphrases.

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Homebrew and Books!

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This caricature was a gift for the couple pictured. He is wearing a Donegal GAA jersey and holding a pint of Guinness, she’s pictured with books 📚 (including Roald Dahl’s Matilda) and she’s having a glass of wine! 🍷 He’s got his laptop 💻 and phone and she’s got a mortarboard on as she’s a teacher! 👩‍🏫 In the background is a barrel of home brew about to explo- sitting there brewing. In the background are signposts for Longford, Inver, Carrick-on-Shannon and Galway and the couple’s car 🚗 is pictured too.

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Galway Cartoon Festival Programme Now Live!

galway cartoon festival 2020 programme poster

Galway Cartoon Festival 2020: the full GCF 2020 programme is now live. I am a founding member of the Festival and this year I have selected the works for the main exhibition, The New Normal. It was a massive task with over 400 works submitted, and you could literally throw a dart at the map … Read more Galway Cartoon Festival Programme Now Live!

Character Design for Galway Juggling Convention

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Galway Juggling Convention Unicycle Fight Night character design: this is a character I designed for the Galway Juggling Convention earlier this year. Unfortunately like everything else at the moment this year’s convention is cancelled but hopefully our character above will roll over for the 2021 convention. It evolved from a tweet by circus performer Blue … Read more Character Design for Galway Juggling Convention