Sunday, June 21, 2015

A few sketchbook scribbles

Back to the blog with a few scans from the ol sketchbook.

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Life Doodling

Some life drawings from Niall Laverty's excellent class at Kavaleer

Friday, May 02, 2014

Doodle from Hell

The Kavaleer sketch board theme this month was the mighty Nic Cage. There were loads of great sketches! Here's my entry (made with actual paint on actual paper...

Monday, April 21, 2014

More tab-doodles

Another quick tablet doodle - looks suitably pencily

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Tablet doodle

It's been a while since I've posted something here - work has been crazy. I'm been Making a short film called Deadly and working on a cute preschool show called Boj. Things are beginning to ease up a tiny bit so here's a quick doodle made on my tablet using Sketchbook Pro. It looks a wee bit like famous bad guy and wolf puncher Liam Neeson...

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Animation Art Show

So as always I've been ridiculously busy recently so sorry about the lack of posts. Here's a little work in progress of a piece I've done for the Animation Art Show which happens this weekend (2 & 3 November), called "Cat Idol". I haven't done a lot of paper craft/collage before, but it was fun to do so I might try to get into it some more.

Some amazing art will be auctioned for charity at the show, so if you're around Dublin you should mosey on over to the Science Gallery!

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Saturday (!) Doodle

Busy weeks mean I'm posting the Tuesday doodle early this week. These two are form the latest dr sketchy's session in Dublin - the theme was post apocalyptic...

Tuesday, August 06, 2013


This Tuesday's doodle takes the form of my submission to the Irish Sketch Society sketchblog - the topic "Wolverine"

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Overdue doodles

So looks like I've taken a bit of a summer holiday from posting, but I'm back now - this time with a few sketches from Dr Sketchy's Dublin wonderful Metropolis themed session...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Pirate Tuesday

Sorry for the lack of posts lately - work has been pretty full on. Here are a couple of doodles from Saturdays Dublin Dr Sketchy's session. They're pirate drawing so they arrgghhh! (sorry)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Indy doodle

Just a day behind on this week's Tuesday doodle - for the Irish Sketch Society again - a quick Indian Jones...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Holy Doodle, Batman

No doodles for two weeks - sorry about that - work has been crazy, plus I've been writing when ehat little spare time I have. So here's a quick Batman that I did for the Irish Sketch Society on facebook. Tis the Bat Man... (biro and tippex on paper)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Final life doodle

Here are some my latest drawings from the final of Niall Laverty's Gesture Drawing for Animation course - it's been another great course, that went by too quickly!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Stand Up for Life Drawing

More Life drawings - this time standing poses...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Figure doodles

More from Niall Laverty's Gesture Drawing class. This week I invested in an A3 sized brown paper pad - which meant I got to have fun with black and white chalk!

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

More Life Doodlin'

No post last week - apologies for that - work is pretty crazy at the moment - not too crazy to find time to get a little bit of life drawing done. These are 2-5 min poses using charcoal and felt tip pen for a change!)

Also in case you don't know we've put up Episode 2 of the Flipped Animation Podcast (feat. Sony story artist/director Fergal Reilly) -

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Life doodles

More life drawing doodles from a new term of Niall Laverty's Gesture Drawing for Animators class in Trinity. Didn't get too many great drawings out of the evening, but, you know, first day back at it...

Wednesday, February 06, 2013


This Tuesday's post is late again - sorry about that. Here's a sketch of a Mr Hyde type character I did for a class I'm teaching to students at the Irish School of Animation. I'm teaching the (2D animation software) CelAction. - we've been rigging this fella - which explains the not too pretty T pose!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Pirate doodle

Here's this weeks sketchblog entry - the theme was the "easy going rogue" _ at least I thought it was! Also, if you haven;t already - please check out my new Irish Animation podcast "Flipped" -

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A Quick Digi

Completely forgot to post this yesterday. A quick digi-doodle for the drawing blog - the topic was "The Spiritual Assassin"

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Random Tuesday

I've been rushed off me feet with work at the moment - intense, but exciting stuff. Here's a slightly older character design for these weeks doodle...