Monday, February 28, 2011

Rupert Everett as Sherlock Holmes

My final painting of Rupert Everett's portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, done for February's E-Caricatures challenge.

I wanted it to feel like a Victorian portrait, and it is largely based on a painting by John Singer Sargent (hence the apology at the bottom).

and some stages

Friday, February 25, 2011

Nick Cave

A caricature of Australian musician Nick Cave, done for a challenge at Caricaturama

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Caricature challenge roundup

I've decided to try a new feature on my blog - a weekly roundup of the current challenges on various caricature forums.

Bookface - Steven Tyler

Caricartoonists - Jean Pierre Coffe

Caricaturama Showdown 3000 - Nick Cave

E-Caricatures - Sherlock Holmes

ISCA - Sarah Palin

Wittygraphy - Hayley Atwell

Friday, February 18, 2011

Rupert Everett sketches

A couple of sketches of actor Rupert Everett. Practice for a painting of him as Sherlock Holmes.

Monday, February 07, 2011

Glenn Close

A caricature of actress Glenn Close as Marquise Isabelle de Merteuil in Dangerois Liaisons. Done for a challenge on Wittygraphy.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

JK Rowling

A caricature of Harry Potter author JK Rowling, done for a monthly challenge at E-Caricatures.