I was invited to my first Sketch Circle night in Berlin where you meet in a small Berlin bar every wednesday with other artists (mainly graf heads) and just sketch, listen to tunes and drink beer.

Here’s my first Sketch Circle sketch:

Boards without Borders is a great initiative that I came across when painting at the S.A.M graffiti jam at YAAM (see previous post here) where this non-profit group will sell the skate decks adorned with artworks to raise funds to build a skate park in India. (Mission statement below)

I joined forces with old skool legend graffiti artist Dejoe to make this black and white minimal line-work skateboard deck for the cause. To see both designs upright – my design is on the top right and Dejoe’s is bottom right.

Here is their mission statement:

“Boards without Borders” is a creative and social skateboarding and boardsports non-profit association. The association engages young people through sports, and offers cross-cultural interaction, education, and personal empowerment opportunities.

The students come from diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. They develop skills in different styles of boardsports civic responsibility, multimedia, and creative arts. The students themselves decide what they want to learn; we connect them with a safe space and opportunities for them to develop the skills that they consider important.

In the end of 2013 our first skatepark will be built in Khajuraho which is located 650 km Southeast of New Delhi in India. We also working on a surf park in Berlin.

Three of us got together and painted our friend Richie’s van. Richie organises a lot of community art events for local kids in inner city Dublin. We painted this at Oliver Bond st flats with about 30 kids swarming around us who want a shot at it, response was good, so Richie plans on setting up a workshop for them. Something for them to do and a way for them to express some creative skills and hidden talent.


The Little Green Gallery is run by a group of art loving mates who also run the music and party throwing collective Emergence. The gallery end of things, run by Sinead, chose two artists to collaborate and come up with an idea to paint on the column-clad exterior wall on practically zero quid budget.

Polish artist Anna Mat and I met up and with a few basics, scraps of left-over paints, shitty old brushes, ends of spray paint cans and with half an idea we just get started and see what happens…

Few quick sketches..


The SoundFactory – Dublin’s newest after hours members club. I was happy to be asked and paid to paint the back wall. Here’s to many a good night there in my absence. I had a blast there for my going away party after party…

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While drinking beer in this beer garden (Bernard Shaw) after work on the Friday evening, saw this spot and immediately wanted to paint it. Got on my banger bike €3.50 locked outside, cycled to my gaf to get paint and got the outlines up. Went back the next day to finish it.


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After eating Papaya picked from tree outside my little hut while visiting Brazil