TILLY
Named after one of Australia's most notorious, and pioneering, business women of the early 20th Century - Tilly Devine.

These hand knit/crochet dolls are made from 
reclaimed tapestry wools and scrap threads with vintage doilies for dresses.
 Originally made for my daughters to their specifications.  They now replicate a traditional babies rattle shape, making these dolls easy to clutch from about 6 months of age.

I love the challenge of Tilly in Disguise 
Cowgirl, Rock Goddess, Diva, Pirate, Red Head, Ballerina... updates soon!
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Other Projects

CHRISTMAS ANGEL
Every Christmas I give my Nana a decoration, as a kid I'd make them, then I got old and bought most of them... This year I've made Nana an Angel... give your Nana one too!
2012
Character Design, Crafts, Product Design
LOVE at Altenburg
My aim for this group show was to engage with my potential new audience, get some feedback at targeted events, and to test technology requirements and feasibility of interactive entertainment and illustration reaching mass adoption in locations compromised by poor connectivity.
2016
Illustration, interactive design, works on paper,
Augmenting WINIFRED
WIP of an Augmented Reality adaptation of my Winifred stories. This will expand as the experiment/ project continues.
2015
Creative Direction, Digital Art, Interaction Design
ROYAL BALLET
Illustration studies and sketches for a children's picture book with alas no story yet!
2012
Character Design, Drawing, Illustration
Branding: Sam Maher
I wanted to create a new identity for my producing and writing activities. I went with postcards because I love receiving mail and with the rise of digital - rarely do; and then I augmented them. My business card I experimented with Aurasma and postcard with Layar.
2014
Branding, Icon Design, Illustration
WINIFRED
Sam Maher offers you a sneak peak of an old story she's revisiting with illustrations... introducing 'Winifred'
2012
Drawing, Illustration, Writing
ICONOCLASH
ICONOCLASH is a series in development. The series consists of short-form animated content pieces, that will be assembled fit-for-purpose, for broadcast, narrowcast, social, online and mobile, digital out of home, augmented reality and interactive print applications.
2017
Character Design, Digital Art, Animation,
WINTER
Sam Maher's lament to winter... string artist book
2012
Illustration, Storyboarding, Writing
COAT OF ARMS
Introducing the characters of the Australian Coat of Arms...
2012
Cartooning, Drawing, Illustration
HERE select frames
A selection of frames from HERE a tappable story created using Tapestry
2013
Digital Art, Storyboarding, Writing
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