The wife of the sitter wanted a Vanity Fair style portrait done of her husband to celebrate a ‘big’ birthday. She said “He has repeatedly been telling me about your wonderful portraits.”
The recipient said “I love and admire your work of me. It has captured me, in my eyes.I am very happy and humble with it.”
These are gentle caricatures, nothing too extreme. As Leslie Ward (Spy) said: ‘If I could sum up the art in a sentence, it would be that caricature should be a comic impression with a kindly touch, and always devoid of vulgarity’.
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Painted digitally in Photoshop, using graphics tablet and stylus.
Textures my own.