Life Style Sports: SPARK

We were recently commissioned by FLTR to produce animation for Life Style Sports. Above you can see the raw animation. We also provided compositing for the spot, with FLTR doing some final finetuning for the client.  The finished piece can be view here: LINK

Below are some select stills from the project, which were particularly fun coming up with:

sparky sparky2 sparky3 sparky4

New Lifedrawing course at A4 Sounds

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Above you can see some work by Eimhin made during recent lifedrawing classes he hosts at A4 Sounds.

A new 6 week course starts on the 4th of September, every Monday from 7-9PM, €50 for all 6 classes: http://www.a4soundsshop.org/product/life-drawing-course-6-weeks
 
All skill levels are welcome, from never picked up a pencil before to rusty old master. The key focus of this course is to engender a curiosity in the world around you, using drawing as a tool to aid understanding.
Over the duration of the course you will work on observational drawing skills using exercises such as:
Gesture & Acting, Blind & Bamboo Stick Drawing, Contour & Silhouette work, Perspective & Proportion point referencing, Tone & Colour, as well as Sculpture. There will also be some more experimental aspects, exploring deliberate distortion of the figure and stylisation of form.
If you’d like to drop in for individual classes, at €10 per class, you can book yourself in using this link: http://www.a4soundsshop.org/product/life-dawing-class

Check out the facebook group for more work from the classes here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/a4lifedrawing/

LNWC @ Cardiff Animation Nights! Saturday July 22nd

lnwc

Delighted to announce that Eimhin will be attending the upcoming screening of both Late Night Work Club anthologies at Cardiff Animation Night‘s event, on Saturday the 22nd of July!
He’ll be talking about and showing some clips from recent work, along with fellow LNWCers Nicolas MénardConor Finnegan and Louise Bagnall!

For further details you can check out the link here

We hope to see you there!

Ag caitheamh tobac

 

img_1030

Sula i bhfad!

The Bird & the Whale: Final Paintings

img_0149 img_0153b img_0286bA selection of photos from when these final scenes were in progress!

Featuring the work of Katie Sherlock, Carol Freeman, & Caitlyn Rooke!

img_0066

Dublin Maker 2017!

img_0413 img_0435 img_0722
Delighted to announce that we’ll have a stand at Dublin Maker 2017 in Merrion Square Park on July 22nd!
Looking forward to showing you all what we’ve been working on!

Dogs in Space!

laika-print
Dogs in Space #1: Laika

 

spacedog
Dogs in Space #2: Leroy

 

We’ve updated our print shop with some space themed prints!

You can pick them up here: http://shop.paperpanther.ie/product-tag/dogs-in-space/

These are part of an ongoing series that Eimhin’s been working on the past few years, so stay tuned for more!

laika

 

Vacu-former!

We built a miniature vacuum former for a project which is currently in production. It ain’t pretty, but it works!
Looking forward to exploring this method more in future!

Wild Horses Poster

tumblr_ooalrlux681qepigso1_1280

Delighted to announce that Rory A. Stewart’s new film WIld Horses, will be premiering at Cannes this year. PP’s Eimhin provided the illustrations for the poster.

Be sure to check out the rest of Rory’s work here: http://rorystewartfilms.co.uk

Here’s some process from the illustration:

 

2016-11-20-03-00-05-1
An initial charcoal study while becoming familiar with the actor

 

wildhorses_process
A timelapse of the pastel portrait

 

wildhorses_2
Completed portrait of the lead

 

2016-11-20-03-00-28
Horses, sketched in a cave painting-ish style
2016-11-20-03-00-17-1
These guys were pretty rough and ready, in order to feel loose and not over worked I would just spend about 20 seconds on each, with varying levels of success

 

 

wildhorses_01
After selecting the horses that worked best I popped them in with the head study, giving a good degree of flexibility for Rory to lay things out for text

 


An tEarrach Thiar Update

We just spent the day sorting and archiving all the traditional work from An tEarrach Thiar, Eimhin’s contribution to the upcoming Cúl an Tí project, helmed by Ross Murray & Nicole Storck at the Cartoon Saloon!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

We currently have A4 & A3 scene illustrations from the film available to purchase from our online shop: LINK

An tEarrach Thiar was originally written by Máirtín Ó Direáin, with musical interpretation by Lisa Hannigan, Kíla & Fionnuala Ní Chosáin.
We look forward to announcing the screening times!