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
, 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.
Ambit, Canvas8, Cancer Research UK, Djøfbladet, Ferment Magazine, Financial Times Weekend, Glug Magazine, 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.
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