An illustration for a Sunday Independent article ‘Rampage of the Reservoir Bitches’ ‘Bonded in a twisted form of feminism, a new breed of gangs prowl the streets of America, bringing terror in their wake.’—an article by Orla Healy Illustration: John White Media: Ink and pencil on paper Colourisation: Photoshop Client: The Sunday Independent Newspaper Writer: […]
Oasis illustration for an article in the Sunday Independent newspaper. This one was truncated to avoid potential controversy I was very proud of this one but it was only partially shown in the paper. It was felt that because a significant segment of the readership were Catholic—or Christian at least, it might be inflammatory to […]
Concept design for an animation based on Donald Trump, Humpty Dumpty and his ludicrous border wall idea. It’s also very much suited to editorial use Case Study Working on a short animation storyboard project based on a nursery rhyme—this popped into my head. Unfortunately. Now I can’t get it out and must exorcise it. All […]
Black & White illustration for The Sunday Independent—now colourised ‘A Lesson in Elitism.’ An article by Conor Cruise O’Brien asking what education is actually for: “(…) the thought that the qualities that are conducive to success in exams may lead to failure in ‘real life’ has an element of consolation in it.” “There, amid clapping […]
An interactive Story App, with the great people of Marino Software and narrated by Roscoe Orman! The best fun project. Of all time. Ever. Final Artwork/Illustrations sd fsadf sdfsadf assd dsaasd sadfasf asdasD See the Storyboard Once I’d first storyboarded the entire App» and it was approved by the creative and technical directors, I commenced […]
Illustration for an article by Robert Matthews for The Sunday Independent Newspaper, ‘Are you married to a psychopath?’ ‘They are the cold-hearted predators of society, doing as they like, impervious to other people’s feelings, undiagnosed, incurable—and in your life.’—writer, Robert Matthews Newspaper Illustration: Case Study The actor Errol Flynn exhibited of the classic characteristics of […]
Illustration for an article by George Byrne, for the Irish Independent Newspaper: ‘When Culchie meets Culture.’ Now colourised! Newspaper Illustration: Background/Case Study This was originally a black and white illustration for Ireland’s Sunday Independent Newspaper. I think this was another of those sort of rural/urban cultural divide articles. I seemed to do a few […]
Nominated for Best Webcomic 2015, the Irish 1970s series! This is a webcomic/webstrip which, I suppose, is really a natural progression from my previous 2 projects – StarWarsAge9.com and AlienAge11.com With those, I published comics that I’d already made when I was a kid in the late 70s to early 80s. Set in the late […]
A digitally coloured pencil drawing on paper, of a weird chimera. It was inspired by a walk in Knocksink woods… Progress Images The following images go from pencil on paper, into Photoshop, then coloured and tweaked. And re-tweaked! Case Study I wanted to experiment with pencil drawing and Photoshop. So: no inks and no graphics […]
Irish Comic News Awards
I was very very very extremely honoured to be nominated for Best Irish Webcomic in 2015, for Between * Wars, my nostalgic semi-autobiographical comic set in 1970s Ireland. Comics are my passion!
I animated the ICAD Award nominated TV opening title for RTE’s ‘Bon Voyage’ show. The designer was Jill Simpson.
Galway Film Fleadh
I was given an official commendation at Galway Film Festival for my graduation animated film.