April 30, 2013 @ 5:25 pm

Flipped Podcast #4: Niamh Sharkey

Welcome to the fourth episode of Flipped. We're delighted to present to you an interview with Niamh Sharkey, author, illustrator, current Laureate na nÓg and creator of the new Disney show Henry Hugglemonster. Enjoy.

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Podcast Contents

00:01 - Intro

01:28 - Early beginnings and stealing library cards

03:58 - Keeping Sketchbooks

05:30 - Australia, Tazmania + the first book

08:05 - Giant Turnip and Niamh's Process

10:00 - Ravenous Beast

11:30 - Animated Series - Henry Hugglemonster

16:30 - Thinking about your audience

17:20 - Spirit of the book

19:00 - Art Direction for Hugglemonsters

23:20 - Laureate na nóg + Pictiúr

25:30 - Radio Doodle + little pages

26:20 - Google doodle

27:40 - Drawing is cool - Oh yeah!

29:20 - Back to Henry

30:40 - Outro and Competition details


Niamh's Blog


Laureate na Nóg


Catch Henry Hugglemonster on Disney Junior (UK) at the following times or check out disney.co.uk for more info. Fridays at 14:49, 17:49 A little bit about Pictiúr


Flipped was produced by Aidan McAteer & Megan McMahon, edited by Aidan McAteer and featured music from www.royaltyfreemusiclibrary.com

We wanted to say a special thanks to Niamh for taking the time to talk to us.

We hope you enjoy the podcast - let us know what you think at flippedpodcast(at)gmail.com.

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