Illustration Projects

I’ve made pictures for a wide range of projects, from books and magazines, to apps, posters, websites and giant banners. Here is a sample of some of those illustrated projects.

Cara Magazine Cover Illustration – 80 Years of Aer Lingus

This illustration was a lovely commission for Cara Magazine, the in-flight magazine for Aer Lingus. Art Director Clare Meredith (thank you Clare!) contacted me about doing the cover for a very special anniversary cover for Cara. This is Aer Lingus’ 80th year of flying...

Rothaiocht na mBan (Women on Bicycles)

As part of their commemorations the 1916 Rising, Fingal County Council held an event called RothaÍocht na mBan, a cycle of a group of women in period costume, in honour of the contribution of women in Fingal to the events of 1916. I was asked to create a set of...

Proclamation Day: Leaders of the 1916 Rising

Today is officially Proclamation day in Ireland. In schools around the country it will be a day of song, music, drama, poetry and art as they celebrate Proclamation Day, commemorating events of Ireland in 1916 and creating a vision for the country in the future. In...

Swords Castle Archaeology Project Logo

This is a set of logos created for Swords Castle in North County Dublin. Over the coming year the castle will be a focal point for a series of events hosted by the Archaeology department of Fingal County Council. The client wanted to work with the main symbol of a...

And It’s Another Yes From Me …

May 22nd is the date for Ireland's upcoming referendum on Marriage Equality in Ireland and the slightly less important "Should we allow a 21 year old to be president?" vote.  Previously I posted an illustration I made for the Yes For Love website (Yes For Love is...

Say Yes To Love & Equality

May 22nd is the date for Ireland's upcoming referendum on Marriage Equality in Ireland and the slightly less important "Should we allow a 21-year-old to be president?" vote.  Here is a picture I made for the Yes For Love...

St. Patrick and His Parade

This project involved illustration of St. Patrick and a map of Swords parade route and the graphic design of posters and a brochure. Below you can see the poster to advertise this year's St. Patrick's Day parade in Swords. I designed posters for the parades in the...

Ink Dot Prints Mandala Project

I recently collaborated with a group of artists and illustrators on an interesting mandala project. The project, organised by the wonderful Steve Dawson of Ink Dot Prints, involved making one large image created by 18 different artists. Each artist would contribute...

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Created for a recent family-oriented production of Shakespeare's comedy, this illustrated poster shows Oberon and Titania looking lovingly at each other over the night time forest scene where all the mischief and fun takes...

Marina Willer Portrait For Offset

This piece was commissioned for OFFSET, the wonderful 3-day creative conference which takes place in Dublin every year. Marina Willer is a partner at Pentagram and was one of the speakers at the...

Things you may not have known about Vikings

This project brief was to illustrate and design a set of facts about Viking behaviour. Some of these facts may not be so well known. The facts were presented for children on a set of pull-up panels accompanying an exhibition for adults about Viking life in Fingal. I...

Illustrated Famous Folk From History

This is an ongoing (when I have time!) personal project to create illustrations of some famous historical characters. Some are still living, so I guess they're not quite historical, but most are dead. Rosa Parks Rosa Parks is a hero for anyone who believes in social...

Iranian Football Team

Last week I posted my portrait of the Pele as young player. That particular portrait led to me getting another job to illustrate a whole World Cup football team for Swiss publishing company Tschutti Heftli. They're actually a very handsome bunch of guys (on an...

Young Pele Illustration

For the day that's in it i.e. the start of the World Cup. This is an illustration of the young genius Brazilian football player, Pele. I did this for Swiss publishing company Tschutti Heftli. This led to some further football portraits - which will be revealed next...

Howth Bioblitz Illustrations

I was asked to create some illustrations and design the posters, corriboard signage and DL-sized leaflet to promote Howth Bioblitz 2014. Ireland’s BioBlitz brings together scientists and recorders in a race against time to see how many species can be recorded in a...

Chicken Identification Chart

Know your chickens! In a bid to help out city slickers who may be moving or visiting the countryside, (I am one of those who moved), here is the illustrated Chicken Identification...

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