The Northern Reader

Vanity Fair style portrait of a retired judge. Commissioned by his son, who requested it in the style of Leslie Ward’s ‘SPY’ cartoons to sit alongside his father’s existing collection of Vanity Fair prints.

In the style of Vanity Fair, Leslie Ward’s ‘SPY’ cartoon prints.

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 his Vanity Fair style portrait work click here.





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

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