This personalised caricature was a gift for a new business, Tim’s Bakery in Greenogue Business ParkRathcoole. It features the couple behind the bakery as well as their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Beared Dragon pets, both wearing little chef’s hats! This was one of my digital caricatures which you can order online here.
My digital caricatures introduced last year are proving very popular as an engagement present from friends! I started doing them as a pivot (as they say) in response to the pandemic effectively closing me down for months and they’re going down very well! They’re drawn in Procreate and delivered straight into your inbox where you can have it printed yourself or gift it virtually as a jpeg. Through email they can go anywhere in the world so you don’t have to worry about sluggish international post or container ships getting stuck in the Suez Canal! The couple above are pictured on their favourite beach with their pet dog. They’re wearing Carlow and Waterford GAA jerseys and there’s musical references with a guitar and Beyonce!
Tobe Nwigwe is one of the most consistently creative artists working today, with a singular artistic vision only matched by the prolificacy of his output. He, Fat and Nell (and the kids!) have this unified aesthetic from furniture to clothing, and the Pandemic Project was an uplifting event at a time when everything was bleak. The whole family-centred approach to music and video creation is radically wholesome and is really inspirational, but there’s room for brooding and darkness in there too. I’m a bit of a fan. It’s utterly jaw-dropping how much music he’s put out in the last year. Did I mention I’m a bit of a fan?
This is a caricture portrait of Tobe Nwigwe and Fat created in Procreate for the iPad. I intend to do a series of caricature portraits to hone my digital painting. I’m quite late to the digital game so the learning curve is somewhere between a really large hoola-hoop and one of the rings of Saturn. I’m finding it a curse and a blessing, there’s huge time savings to be had but an amazing gulf conceptually between drawing on paper and drawing and painting digitally. It’s the long way to Carnagie Hall for the next while.
Personalised Caricature for 30th Birthday: there’s been a lot of birthdays celebrated in absentia in the last 10 months and looks like we’ll be continuing that way for a while yet. *HOWEVER* you can still reach out to that loved one on their birthday with one of my contactless digital caricatures! This one was to celebrate the 30th birthday of the subject and was a gift from one of her close friends. It features many personalised references including fitness, sport, race medals, music, favourite drinks and favourite fashions! I had a strange craving for coffee while drawing this… 🤣☕
Ordering one of my personalised digital caricatures is very easy. Once you’ve ordered there’s a short form to complete for all the details you’d like included and you just email me photos of the subject. Once it’s completed it’ll simply pop into your email inbox! From there you can print it yourself or gift it via email! As there’s no postage involved these contactless caricatures can be sent anywhere in the world. Give me a shout to find out more!
This was another digital caricature that was a gift. It features the subject in his team gear with his guitar and his Wonderwall sheet music! He’s also got his “babies”, his basil and chilli plants! He’s pictured near one of the goals on a GAA pitch. A fun one to do!
These digital caricatures are completely designed around the customer. I can include practically anything in them, from pets to sports, from hobbies to very obscure references only the subject will get!