Simon O’Leary

Jan 132015
 
The Bullet Train

In late 1996 I was in a mood to travel. There was an impasse in my life and, as with similar confusing junctions before and since, I hit the road, spending Christmas in Britain with friends, planning to head to Paris in the New Year, by way of the train through the CHUNNEL. Nobody was riding the EUROSTAR train that [READ MORE…]

StarDart

 Posted by on March 11, 2009  Doodling, Websites  Tagged with: ,
Mar 112009
 
StarDart

Here is an old pen and marker drawing I found; a long-ago attempt to design a space ship, complete with the bogus engine specs. This was inspired by the airplane drawing battles that my pals Simon and Arthur used to do. (Those same battles are now enshrined in the DRAWN PATROL blog). I knew nothing of planes so I tried [READ MORE…]

Feb 252009
 
Pisstake Platoon

Earlier I mentioned Arthur Filloy‘s Airplane drawing blog, Drawn Patrol. He now has another blog called PISSTAKE PLATOON which likewise showcases old drawings done at work, though this time the focus is not on planes, but general silliness; Caricatures, in jokes and other drawings done to amuse each-other while we all worked on mind-numbingly terrible Saturday morning cartoons. If you [READ MORE…]

May 262008
 
Drawn Patrol

Years ago, I worked at a studio where a lot of extra-curricular funny drawings were done by the crew. We drew caricatures of eachother, or of people seen on the streets at lunch hour, and we traded goofy doodles about funny things that happened around the studio, in-jokes and other silly stuff, and I joined in all these shenanigans as [READ MORE…]

May 302007
 
Influences

These days, many artists (even those still in school) have their own web-sites, with links to artists who have influenced them. Hop-scotching around the internet from site to site has been a great source of inspiration for me in recent years. You can see links to artists that I admire on my LINKS page, but some of those who have [READ MORE…]