Bríd

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A character from Pádraig’s upcoming short film An Gadhar Dubh, including the different phases of head substitutions!
Check out more from the film here

Cave Canem

Cave Canem, a recent cut-out illustration piece by Eimhin.

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Some process:

Details of the piece:

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Pop-up Dogmas

 

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Here’s a little family portrait made by Eimhin over the past few weeks

Process

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It began with this rough sketch. I ended up flipping Chaloupa, and adding in a little tree topper to help the composition

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Then the illustration was built up with vectors

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A quick colour & layering test to make sure overlap and overhang is working

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It was then broken up and outputted to our die cutter.

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Chaloupa

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Tree & Eimhin

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New Workshop Option: Puppet Building

We’ve added an additional workshop option: Miniature Puppet Building!

Design and build miniature figures, using a wire skeleton armature, masking tape, and stuffing!

It’s usual duration is 60 minutes, with a group size of between 10-25 students, and suitable for ages 10+

You can view this workshop along with the many other options on our Travelling Animation Workshops page.

If you’d like to get in touch about any of our workshops, you can contact us at hallo@paperpanther.ie or via the contact form below

Depth Map experiment

depthmaptestA quick test using an illustration by Eimhin and depth maps within Photoshop.

 

Fyodor

A recent portrait Eimhin created of Fyodor Grigoryevich Bortsov of the Soviet Navy​. Made using watercolour stock, ink and enamel paint, with pillow stuffing for the beard.

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Complimentary Paw

Close up of the build in progress


A little pull-tab card designed by Eimhin, featuring studio intern Leroy.

Here’s a few steps in the process:

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SCIENCE & MAGICK at 2015 GALWAY FILM FLEADH!

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A little promo image for our collaboration with the Animation Alliance and Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland.

SCIENCE & MAGICK will be screening in the Galway Film Fleadh on Sunday the 12th during the morning animation shorts programme!

Watch the full video here:

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A video promoting Irish Animation made for The Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland.

Written and Directed by Pádraig Fagan

Live Action Director of Photography Bob Gallagher

Cast
Aidan O’Sullivan, Aoife Fagan, Carol Freeman, Sophia Kansanniva, Eimhin Mcnamara, Conor Bent, David Kennedy

Narration by Pat Fagan

Animation and Post Production by Eimhin McNamara

Sound & Music by Chris McLoughlin
http://www.chris-mcloughlin.com/

Production Assistant Gareth Lyons

Produced by Gavin Carton

Thanks to the D’Olier Street Blood Donation Clinic, Dublin and Rua Red Art Centre, Tallaght, and A4 Sounds Studios, Dublin.

Special thanks to Birch Hamilton, Pierce Ryan and the staff of the Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland
http://www.SDGI.ie


Behind the scenes photos and video

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Confectionary Shenanigans

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Eimhin was up to some confectionary shenanigans this week