I was invited to participate in this project created by "Aniboom" in memorial of 9/11. Many artists from around the globe have contributed on this special project.
When thinking about the idea I wanted to pay homage to the "Firemen" (therefore the hydrant in the scene) and also to all the people that lost loved ones in the tragedy. I did it as if it had been done by a child, to keep an innocent feel about it, because of the subjects touchy nature.
The little boy symbolizes the people who lost loved ones, looking at the ever imponant twin towers.
The hydrant symbolizes the Firemen, who are always there in situations of help for City citizens in general. The rain symbolizes the tragedy itself and the Sun rays at the end would be Heaven.

Image done for the latest album "Cinema Guarany" by Brazilian Singer "Eliana Printes".

Piece done in Photoshop after a really basic sketch in ZBrush.  I think this guy found some hair gel or something, pretty slick for an Orc, I was going to for an Alien Priest/Politician look but got carried away with the scaring...  and the grey skin was yelling Orc, might mess his hair a bit and re-post it later on.  Cheers to All!

A police woman from the not so distant future..
I was just sketching some mouths and ended up drawing a body for the one I liked best.
Piece done just for fun, reminds me I need to draw more women characters as well...
Done in TVPaint and Photoshop

Hope some enjoy it, Cheers to All !

Royal Karaoke from Sid Ahearne on Vimeo.

The scene was updated in Nov 2015

This was my entry for the June "11 second club" monthly competition, the audio is great, came up with this idea but couldn't quite get it  finished as I wanted in time, it was good enough to make it into the top ten and it went for 7th place out of 191 entries.
Below are the characters sketches I did before animating.


Esta cena foi feita para o campeonato de Junho do "11 second club", o audio é muito bom, tive esta ideia mas não consegui terminar como queria no prazo, foi bom o suficiente para ficar entre os 10 melhores, terminou em sétimo lugar de 191 cenas.
Abaixo estão os desenhos dos personagens feitos antes da animar.

I was just doodling around with this, now its a skateboard company. http://www.skatetoextinction.com/

Dinosaurs chasing kids from Sid Ahearne on Vimeo.

Dinosaurs chasing kids through warehouse.
Dinos find kids and roar.
swarm of termites attack Dinos.

Mermaid dives from Sid Ahearne on Vimeo.
 Mermaid dives, watches the boat move away,
then comes swimming past the camera trough a shoal of fish.
bit of a blunder in final composition. (see-through fish)

Flyby pickup from Sid Ahearne on Vimeo.
Digital doubles.

Scenes animated by me in Lightwave.
Rigging by Marcos Piolla
Shade & Render by Alexandre Areal in 3DS MAX
Project: Holiday camp II (mini-series)
TV Globo CGP - All Rights reserved

 Image done for a dear friend's daughter, this is a less detailed version, the original had a Circus backdrop and a sheet over the elephant's back with the little girl's name on it. Cheers to All.


Tawa Hallae Turntable from Sid Ahearne on Vimeo.

T-Rex, Tawa Hallae, Spinosaurus done for a mini-series (Holiday Camp II)TV Globo CGP - All Rights reserved. Animation Of the T-Rex an Spino are above in the blog, The Tawa was just a statue, so it was never animated, it did appear in a scene in the background, as soon as I get of hold it I'll post it. Basemesh for the Spino and T-Rex weren't modeled by me, I only did the skin texture on these,cheers to all.


Instituto MetaSocial - All Rights Reserved

Aqui estão algumas das Ilustrações feitas por mim para o "Guia do Cidadão, Educação e cidadania".  Projeto idealizado pelo Instituto MetaSocial com a coordenação de Helena Werneck. Trata se de um guia  de Orientações básicas para a convivência de todos, junto as pessoas com deficiência, com o objetivo de propiciar a inclusão, educação e cidadania.

 These are some of the Illustrations done by me for the "Citizen's Guide, Education and Citizenship".   The project was idealized by "Instituto MetaSocial" with Helena Werneck as the coordinator. The Guide is about basic orientations for the coexistance of all, together with physically and mentally disabled people, with the objective to propitiate inclusion, education and citizenship.

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Sid Ahearne
Son of a Writer/Teacher and an Architect/Carpenter, lucky to have parents who encouraged art, at age 19 started out at "Walt Disney Animation Australia", always been passionate about character/creature art in general. Today I live in sunny Brazil and work as a freelance animator and illustrator. E-mail:sidahearne@gmail.com