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Sean O’Brien is an Illustrator + Animator

who likes exploring character-driven narratives throughout his work.

His core practice involves observational drawing, scribing, writing, and taking a pencil for a walk.
You can see more of Sean’s work with Minute Books, a performative press that uses live scribing and design to document events.
Sean uses traditional drawing-based methods alongside digital colouring to capture the fun and playful moments in everyday life.


Clients:
Ambit, Canvas8, Cancer Research UK, Financial Times Weekend, It’s Freezing in LA, Jewish Museum London, Tortoise Media, The Barbican, and, has co-directed two projects with Minute Books which were featured on It's Nice That and also in the Observer.


Press:

Illustrated Tapes, no. 87

It’s Nice That, A “minute-by-minute” illustrated guide to the 2019 Women's World Cup

The Observer, Goal lines: sketches of the Women's World Cup – in pictures

31 Nights in Europe is a poignant documentation of Britain’s final month in the EU