Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Galway Pub Scrawl #186 - passing the day in a haze...

More Art & fun in the Pub!

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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 05th of Jun for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #187 - Not exactly Rocket Science.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Galway Pub Scrawl #185 - One Punch Scrawl

More Art & fun in the Pub! Also we had one of our nicest weeks ever, weather-wise, so I may have been blowing off doing things like uploading pictures. :D

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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 22nd of May for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #186 - Passing the days in a haze.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Wrap-up Monday(???) May Day, May Day, okay maybe the 2nd of May edition

Admin Monday is back with a collection of links & updates from our Facebook Group and beyond! Join the group to get this information & invites to all our events first, and don't forget to check the Art from our last Pub Scrawl, Deep Fried Dreams.

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Updates:

If you're in Galway, you should really check out the Galway Arts Centre/Illustrators Ireland Exhibition, "Without The Words" - it's excellent and everyone should see it.

Yolande was playing job fairy - The National Print Museum is looking for an Education Officer.

Links:

Patrick found these cool street reference photos.

The mighty Mike Hawthorne was giving away a little PDF of sketchbook work on Gumroad. It's really awesome.

Brian Cunningham linked to this great video -



Ideas for the 31 Day Drawing Challenge maybe?

Tor.com highlighted the nominees for the 2017 Chesley Awards - and with good reason, as there are tons of Tor nominees.

The Portrait Society of America has their 2017 finalists on their website, speaking of awards.

Monomi Ohno will make you regret just dumping all those Amazon boxes when you could have been having fun with them.

And that's the round-up! Woop woop!

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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 08th of May for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #185 - One Punch Scrawl.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Galway Pub Scrawl #184 - Deep Fried Dreams

More Art & fun in the Pub!

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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 08th of May for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #185 - One Punch Scrawl.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Catch up Monday (cough, cough, it was a busy week okay?!?) 17 APR 2017 edition

Admin Monday is back with a collection of links & updates from our Facebook Group and beyond! Join the group to get this information & invites to all our events first, and don't forget to check the Art from our last Pub Scrawl, Black as your Soul.

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Updates:

Philip Barrett wanted us all to know about the Dublin Comic Arts festival coming up. It looks like a ton of fun. Attend if you can!



Links

Artists may have different brains - or do we just train them that way?

Jeremy Mann had this awesome video over on Facebook for a printed sketchbook he's selling. I can't seem to embed it out to here for some reason, but you can see it here.

I loved these pictures of Ballet Dancers taking over the streets of Hong Kong.

The Met has digitised its entire collection with images available free online.

There was a great article on Robert McGinnis in Vanity Fair.

Check out Capcom's Human Anatomy Guide for it's character artists. What exactly is a Street Fighter?

Photoshop Actions anyone? They're very handy.

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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 24th of April for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #184 - Deep Fried Dreams.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Galway Pub Scrawl #183 - Black as your Soul

More Art & fun in the Pub! But first...

Our friends over at SKETCHBOUND have started a new monthly challenge - 7 themes for 7 days starting on the 7th! There's still a few days left in the April Challenge, here's the list:



Post it on your favourite social media with the hashtags #sketchbound and #7daydrawingchallenge and join in the fun.

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Patrick Gavin -


Philip Barrett -


James Newell -


Mary Lillis -


Donal Fallon -


Alan O'Rourke -


Jay Penn -


And a rare event spotted - Edel Ryder-Hanrahan was a remote Scrawler!


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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 24th of April for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #184 - Deep Fried Dreams.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Catch-up Monday 03 APR 2017 Edition

Admin Monday is back with a collection of links & updates from our Facebook Group and beyond! Join the group to get this information & invites to all our events first, and don't forget to check the Art from our last Pub Scrawl, Hung for a Sheep as a Lamb.

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Updates:

Patrick was playing Job Fairy again, linking to jobs at Cartoon Saloon. *edit* - they've closed the application process, but they're having an open day on the 8th of April or something. It's in the link.

Links:

Bernie Wrightson passed away in March - spend some time browsing his website as a great way to remember one of the best the business has ever seen.

Patrick linked to advice for aspiring animators from Brown Bag films.

The Google Cultural Institute is an interesting website for browsing Art - check it by medium for great results, like checking just the entries for Chalk.

Check out Lora Marie Hlavsa's amazing poster Art!

Yolande linked to the British Museum's feature on Women of the World, especially the glued paper work of Mary Delany.

And Yolande let us know that NBC have contracted Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman to host a crafting TV program.

Brian from Drink & Draw Sligo wanted us to know about the movie "Loving Vincent" - a fully painted animated movie about Vincent Van Gogh -



I love this feature over on reelbits.com - The best TV & movie posters of the month.

Patrick found this anatomy turntable video from Marc Brunet -



And would it be too much to paint with gunpowder in the back room of McSwiggans?



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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 10th of April for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #183 - Black as your soul.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Galway Pub Scrawl #182 - Hung for a sheep as a lamb

More Art & fun in the Pub!

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Mary Lillis -


James Newell -


Jay Penn -


Patrick Gavin -




Donal Fallon -


Gerard Coady -


Stuart Hall -


Michael English -


Alan Cunningham -


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We'll be back in McSwiggans on Monday the 27th of March for our next Galway Pub Scrawl #183 - Black as your soul.

If you like our works, you might give us a +1 with your Google+ account on this here post, or RT our twitter account, or join us on Facebook and "like" our public page!