Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Little teaser

Doing a comic-book sort of style thing for fun at the moment. I'm rubbish at it, so it'll probably end up as a more regular digital painting. Fun to try though, I'd love to get good at comic style drawing and inking.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Couple of gift caricatures

Here are a couple more recent gift jobs - great fun as usual coming up with the ideas :)

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Alan Rickman / Hans Gruber

One of the best movie bad guys ever. Sharp-suited, classically educated thief Hans Gruber as played by Alan Rickman. For the Caricaturama 3000 weekly comp ;)

Friday, May 13, 2011

Orson again

I was thinking about painting an Orson Welles pic in oils based on my sketch a couple of posts ago, so I just did this really quick colour sketch (10 mins or so). Rather than paint the sketch, I just had it open and used it as reference and painted really fast onto a black background, trying to push the exaggeration a bit further at the same time.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

One year ago...

...the shiny new coalition government was formed. Not sure if Nick Clegg will be wanting to party too hard to celebrate now!

This caricature is the main image on my caricature illustration website - check it out, there's a big gallery of work on there now.

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Orson Welles sketch

Tomorrow would have been Orson Welles birthday, as Derren Brown's blog reminded me today. I watched Citizen Kane and the Arena documentary on the great man a couple of days ago and both were just as good as I remembered. Here's to you Orson :)

You can now buy this caricature (titled Orsoniac!) as a t-shirt here.

Fun gift caricature

Here's a recent gift caricature that was a lot of fun - this couple just got married and the customer wanted them drawn in their stag/hen party outfits (him dressed as Bruno and her in a dress made of Haribo packets!). Brilliant, love doing fun stuff like this ;)