Hello everyone! I've something a little different for you this Flashback Friday - a retrospective of Beastie sketches, or "Sketch-rospective", if you will! It occurred to me recently that the sketches I draw for custom Beasties very rarely see the light of day. I do them, I send them to the customer, we finesse the … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Beastie Sketches
Hey there everybody! You know, after Friday's post on Beastie work accessories, and reading about Tierney's recent studio update (seriously, take a look! I have such storage envy) I thought I'd do something a little different this week. So, let's have a rare behind-the-scenes post... How about I introduce you to the hard-working tools, equipment … Continue reading Tools of the Trade – Monster Maker’s Toolkit
Hey there everyone! How are you getting on? We're still locked in here in Ireland, but there's the possibility of a few things starting to return to normal next week, so hopefully I'll have some good news for you then. In the meantime, we're sticking with quarantine procedures, and trying to go out as little … Continue reading Quarantine at Beastie Towers
Hey there everyone! How are you all doing out there? Hopefully you're adjusting to this weird "new normal", and finding ways to keep sane. I've been mostly keeping to Beastie Towers, and taking advantage of my non-essential-worker status to really dig into some long-standing projects! But while I'm all for flattening the curve by staying … Continue reading Keepin’ it Local
Hello there Beastie friends! I hope you're all keeping well in these rather strange times. To keep things interesting, we've got a slightly different new project to share with you this week - a Beastified pug! Here she is now... Hello! This fuzzy felty lady could probably use a little introduction. Remember the wedding commission … Continue reading What’s Pug Got To Do With It?
Well, it's a bit of a weird St Patrick's Day in Dublin this year. Because of the ongoing Covid-19 containment measures, there's no parade or St Patrick's Festival, and the guidelines are to stay in and work from home if we possibly can. So, over the weekend, I brought some stuff home from my studio, … Continue reading Beastie St Patrick’s Day!
Well, I might have promised a post for this Tuesday just gone... But a little bit of holidaying got in the way!Sorry!But hopefully this picture of Explorer Beastie enjoying some of the fine things Belgium has to offer will tide you over until normal service resumes next Tuesday.Cheers, and see you then!
Hey there everybody, and happy new year to you all! I hope you had a lovely Christmas/Beastmas/holiday season, and that you're all ready to tackle 2020... We certainly are here at Beastie Towers! So, it's been a while - what have we been up to since we last sat down for a chat together? Well, … Continue reading Bringin’ Beastie Back for 2020!
Hello Beastie friends! Since the sun was peeking out between the autumn leaves earlier, I thought it might be fun to head out for a seasonal wander... And guess what? A Beastie stowed away in my camera bag! Well, it's an occupational hazard in this line of business. Hi there, Woolly Jumper Beastie! Hey, your … Continue reading Woolly Autumn Wonderland!
Hi there Beastie friends! As you can see, I'm getting back to my usual blogging routine - hopefully Tuesday posts will once again be the norm after a couple of disrupted weeks! Now, at the end of Sunday's post, I mentioned Explorer Beastie's beauty regime. You might be surprised that he even has one - … Continue reading How Explorer Beastie Got His Groove Back