Ready to Strike a blow

The client chose the phrase, “Ready to strike a blow for freedom and justice” for this caption. It’s a saying he uses often in his profession as a barrister. He commissioned this Vanity Fair style portrait as a birthday treat for himself.

Ready to Strike a Blow – a Vanity Fair style portrait

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.Leslie Ward – Wikipedia

To see more of my Vanity Fair style portraits visit my portfolio here.

To see more of Leslie Ward’s Vanity Fair portrait work click here.

Media

Pencil sketch. Scanned. Painted digitally in Photoshop, using graphics tablet and stylus. Textures my own.

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