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Peter Sheehan APDG

Position: Storyboard artist, illustrator, designer, writer


Versatile in style, Peter designs to fulfil the unique demands of each story - be it filmic or comic, literary or journalistic. He has some 25 books to his name and has been drawing professionally since 1982, most notably for the oldest children’s literary magazine in the world – The School Magazine. Some of the films Peter has storyboarded include Breath, Buoyancy, The Sapphires, Beneath Hill 60 and The Hunter. Some of the animations he has helped design include, Lexie and Lottie, F is for Family and Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs.


APDG Accredited designer 2017


Peter has been awarded a CBCA Honour Book prize, an APDG Award for Drawing, a Stanley Award for Best General Illustrator, 3 FACTS Awards, 2 Art Directors and Writers Awards and has been nominated twice for a Walkley Award. His artwork is held in the collections of The Australian National War Memorial, the State Library of NSW and the Australian National Maritime Museum.

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