Mary Smyth is an Animator & Illustrator living in the village of Ardagh, Co. Longford. She graduated in 2017 from Limerick School of Art & Design with a B.A in Design, specialising in Animation & Motion Design.
Currently she is freelancing, creating work for clients and herself, such as; Illustrations for books and websites, Business adverts and promotional work, Paintings and short Animation pieces. In particular, she enjoys researching and exploring Irish Mythology and History; Creating and developing Stories; Designing character aesthetics; and she works mainly with Illustrations, 2D Animation and Mixed Media.
Her graduate animated short film ‘Twilight Tales’, available soon on: https://vimeo.com/215831998, is being screened this year in several countries at film festivals, such as Romania and Italy, and explores childhood imagination through 2D animated characters and a miniature built bedroom set.
She is to begin a Research Masters in September 2018 exploring short film as a healing and therapeutic tool for children living in environments with addiction.
Please get in contact if you have any queries, projects & ideas you would like to discuss.