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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Paella and Pie Eile!

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This was a Christmas present for a couple living in Spain. They’re very into cooking Spanish and Irish cuisine hence my appalling pun in the headline of this post and in the background of the caricature! I’ve included other interests and references including baking, surfing, cycling, graphic design, and red wine! There’s also a box … Read more Paella and Pie Eile!

Birthday Gift Caricature

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This was a birthday gift caricature for the pictured gentleman! He’s a writer with an interest in history, poetry, baking and coffee, and there’s plenty of coffee-making paraphenalia included! There’s also a quill and ink included in the foreground. The baking is represented by the tray of biscuits and the baker’s hat! He’s on the receiving end of computers and phones that need updating or repair, so I’ve included those too. He’s also a former hurler Also so I’ve included a hurley with his team’s colours (yellow and green). In the background you can see The Holy Bible by Manic Street Preachers. He’s also a fan of a glass of red wine! Last but not least his pet cat makes an appearance in the foreground, “looking after” his book of poetry.

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Table Quiz Galway in Aid of Galway Cartoon Festival Black Gate 29 July @ 8pm

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Table Quiz Galway: we’re having a fundraising table quiz in Galway’s fabulous table quiz emporium/wine bar The Black Gate next Monday 29th July at 8pm. It’s in aid of Galway Cartoon Festival which is now entering its 3rd year and promises to have a host of hilarious cartoon exhibitions and cartoon outreach events (most of … Read more Table Quiz Galway in Aid of Galway Cartoon Festival Black Gate 29 July @ 8pm