Wild Horses Poster

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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:

 

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An initial charcoal study while becoming familiar with the actor

 

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A timelapse of the pastel portrait

 

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Completed portrait of the lead

 

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Horses, sketched in a cave painting-ish style
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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

 

 

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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

 


NEW PRINTS!

Along with the recent An tEarrach Thiar scene illustrations, we’ve also released some additional prints for sale on the Paper Panther Shop:

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Raven
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Battling Wolfhounds
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Chaloupa in an armchair
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St Brigid: 50% of proceeds from this print’s sale will go to the Abortion Rights Campaign
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Honda 50

 

New Life Drawing course @A4Sounds

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New batch of #lifedrawing classes A4 Sounds​ ready for booking!
Course begins Monday 10th April:
€50 for the six week course: http://www.a4soundsshop.org/product/life-drawing-course-6-weeks
or €10 for individual classes: http://www.a4soundsshop.org/product/life-dawing-class

Only 13 spots remaining, so be sure to book soon to avoid disappointment!

We will be working on observational drawing skills, using gesture drawing, blind drawing, wrong handed drawing, silhouette drawing, as well as sculpture, to improve observational skill and handling of the media.

Be sure to check out the facebook group here, to view work by some of the participants: https://www.facebook.com/groups/a4lifedrawing/

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Some recent illustrations by Eimhin, which arrived at their destination last week

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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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T-SHIRTS!

 

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Here are recent T-shirt design concepts by Eimhin, along with some mockups featuring older illustrations to give an idea of what they’d look like on the shirts.

These would be produced using a 3 colour screenprint process, so will probably involve a number of colour or stencil tweaks to get them working in as neat a way as possible, as well as figuring out what colour fabrics to work with that would best suit the illustration. We might do a little voting system once we have five or six designs on-line, so you can choose whichever one will be the first to go under the screen printing press.

In the coming weeks you’ll be able to buy these shirts, as well as animated flipbooks, prints and pop-up cards, once we’ve finished with the final tweaks, so stay tuned!

 

#meettheartist

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A digital illustration by PP’s Eimhin featuring him and his hounds as part of the recent #meettheartist trend on twitter. Below is the pencil sketch:

 

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