Book Review: A Sailor Went To Sea Sea Sea

Award winning children’s book author and champion Sarah Webb has joined Designer/Illustrator Steve McCarthy for their second collaboration… and what a treat it is. Essentially an illustrated compilation of favourite rhymes, poems and limericks curated from an “Irish childhood”, A Sailor Went To Sea Sea Sea is a charming trip down memory lane all wrapped […]

Book Review: The President’s Glasses

It was very exciting to get our hands on the first copy of The President’s Glasses by Peter Donnelly, ahead of his much anticipated appearance next March at OFFSET 2018. Peter has been working as a commercial illustrator for over twenty years with a background in animation that goes back even further. The echoes of […]

First Release of OFFSET 2018 Speakers

OFFSET returns to the Dublin’s landmark Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for its 12th edition with another stellar lineup of the best creative talent from around the world. Promising a programme packed with presentations, interviews, panel discussions and debates, with workshops, interactive demos, creative playzones as well as a curated marketplace and industry networking areas, all […]

THE STATE OF US: OPENING NIGHT

When the doors closed on this Pop Up exhibition last week it was clear that this wasn’t just a showcase of portraits produced by a group of illustrators and designers but rather a snapshot of the vigorous healthy state of the Irish illustration community. It’s been our view for a long time that Illustration is […]

Meet the Makers Part III: An Illustrated Portraits Exhibit

Continuing our series of posts previewing the contributors to THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening this Friday, Facebook details here. Dara Ní Bheachain – Graphic Designer. How did you approach the brief? Were you more concerned with likeness or trying to capture essence/personality? Are you conscious of the “sitter” […]

Meet the Makers Part II: An Illustrated Portraits Exhibit

Continuing our series of posts previewing the contributors to THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening this Friday, Facebook details here. Niamh Sharkey – Illustrator & Author. How did you approach the brief? Were you more concerned with likeness or trying to capture essence/personality? Are you conscious of the “sitter” […]

POP UP: An Illustrated Portraits Exhibit

We are delighted to be supporting THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening this Friday, Facebook details here. We sat down with one of the co-organisers, illustrator and artist Steve Doogan, last month so we thought it would be a good idea to see what we can expect by chatting […]

THE STATE OF US

We are delighted to be supporting THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening for one night only next month. We sat down with one of the co-organisers, illustrator and artist Steve Doogan, to find out a bit more about this massive show! Tell us about the impetus for the show […]