Illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club

I was retained, several weeks ago, to create a series of illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club in the WSJ style that I pioneered many years ago. I share some of them here.

O'Malley

Illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club

These images are being used in a commemorative book for the Burrishoole Yacht Club in Ireland. Brett McGuire, the Art Director at Uhlig.com wanted a historical, 18th-century feel for the project, and I did my best to oblige him.

Illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club | O'Malley

Pirate Queen

It was most enjoyable creating these unique drawings. The lady above is playing the Pirate Queen, Grace O’Malley. Quite the character!

St. Patrick | Illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club

Paron Saint

This illustration of St. Patrick is derived from a stained-glass church window.

Illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club | Alonso

Spanish Commander

Alonso Martinez de Leyva, a Commander of the Spanish Armada.

Illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club | Tender

Tender

Here, a landscape including the club’s tender, or motor-launch.

I have yet to see these in book form, but I’m sure the storyline therein will explain a lot about these Illustrations for an Irish Yacht Club!

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