My favourite way to come up with new faces is to sit in a train station or airport and watch the inspiration literally walking past. I’ve been trying to get more fullness into my cartoon faces in the last 6 months, and quite pleased with how filled out some of these incipient characters are.
I always encourage my students to work from the masters of the past, as well as from contemporary artists and the world around them. It’s been too long since I last took that advice myself. This piece was painted in 2013, I think, from Roman Girl at a Fountain (1875) by Pierre Bonnard. I was […]
Some samples of my comics work, separated according to my role in the piece. Pencilling: Story by Jon Waters, publication pending. August 2015 Inking: ‘HoneyPot’. Ongoing, publication pending. Story: Kevin Jesse Pencils: Greg Kimmet Ink & colour Story not in production Story: Christopher Elliot Pencils: Greg Kimmet Colouring [greyscale]: ‘Ain’t Afraid Of Nobody’, published in […]
The Irish organisation Spun Out are launching their book The SpunOut.ie Survival Guide this week, which I had the pleasure of illustrating. The finished illustrations were two-colour vectors and examples will be up in my main portfolio once the book is out. In the meantime, here is some of the process work – of both […]
I took part in the 2013 Kildare Notebook Project over last Summer and Autumn. It was interesting how the foreknowledge of exhibition effected the work I did in the notebook – this looks to me like something I would have done when I was 18 or 19. Interesting experience all the same, I would hope […]
Quick collection of screenshots before judging commences. The three of us are approaching the 28th hour without sleep. So tired! A melancholy scientist with a fondness for music seeks to escape the bleak reality of her life, as she recovers from a surgery that prevents her from speaking. Through a combination of visual and audio […]