Art

Today we feature another terrific interview from Oisin McGann. Colin Lorimer: An Unwavering Desire I first encountered Colin Lorimer at Dun Laoghaire School of Art and Design and then later when we both worked in pre-production in Fred Wolf Films in Dublin. Even back then in the nineties, Colin had an obvious passion for comics […]

Today we feature another wonderful interview by Oisin McGann. When I first met Clíodhna Lyons at a comics event we did in 2011, she mentioned that she was creating comic art using screen-printing, among other techniques. Truly, this was a woman who liked doing things her own way. After studying animation at Ballyfermot College in […]

Interview by Oisin McGann When I first saw PJ Lynch’s work, back in the nineties, it was in the book, Oscar Wilde: Stories for Children. I remember thinking: ‘Man, they don’t illustrate ’em like that any more. I wonder if this guy’s still alive?’ I didn’t realise at the time that PJ was not a […]

RELEASE THE KRAKEN! You may have noticed Iain’s work already; on our flyers and posters, at our tables, or maybe you were lucky enough to get one of our postcards of Mae Jemison; the first black female astronaut. He’s everywhere, and we love his work! Iain’s our chosen one for The Chat today! What are you […]

Today on the blog we’re proud to share John Jude Palencar‘s experience of visiting Ireland in 2004 and becoming the Artist in Residence at the Cill Rialaig Art Project. John has produced over 100 covers for science fiction, fantasy and horror books by Lovecraft, Steven King and J.R.R. Tolkien, and it’s obvious from his account below […]

Friday rolls around again, and we’re here once more with a free extract of SFF literature. Today however, we’re also delighted to showcase our new IFF logo, made by Bid Team member Shevaun Frazier (who has also done a lot of our vector work, including the main Dublin 2019 t-shirt logos. It depicts the Children […]

Our fans have been really busy recently. We have Sara Felix’s beautiful harps, art from Iain Clarke and shamrocks from Marsha Glassner. And now we’re also really pleased to be able to show you Alqua’s beautiful tankard, which he designed, sculpted and then fired for us. The images show the whole thing being made from first […]