A Short Biography of Niall

Niall O’Loughlin was born in Dublin in 1970. Following graduation from Senior Technical College, Ballyfermot in 1989, Niall was quickly snapped up by “Sullivan Bluth Studios” where he worked on major films such as ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ ‘All Dogs Go To Heaven,’ and ‘Help I’m A Fish.’

Onwards & Upwards as Niall was employed as Chief Animator, ¬†responsible for the delightful animated characters in the highly acclaimed Oscar nominated series, ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins.’ by Brown Bag Films.

Widely regarded as one of the ‘best in the business’ and most well-known caricaturist in Ireland, Niall enjoys sell-out exhibitions and has appeared on numerous Radio and TV shows including the Saturday night and Late Late show and completed commissions for many well known celebrities from both Ireland and abroad.

After more than 20 years in the business, ¬†Niall has deservedly earned prominence in the niche world of caricatures and is often referred to as ‘the quickest draw in the East’ owing to the speed with which he can sketch a caricature portrait.

“You got the crooked teeth and all, ye Bast**d”
Mark Fehily, Westlife

“Am I really that good looking “
The legend Shane MacGowan

“It looks like me, it really looks like me ”
Louis Walsh.

Comedian Jimmy Carr

A cartoon created for famous Brazilian soccer player Pele

Amy Huberman with the wedding caricature package for her wedding to Brian O’Driscoll

“You captured my manic look for sure!”
Comedian Pat Shortt

“I knew you’d pick on the nose”
Tv Presenter Craig Doyle