One of my first weddings back after lockdown was in Jack’s Old Cottage in Islandeady near Castlebar, a meticulously restored cottage museum in the heart of the Mayo countryside. After the long gap in live wedding caricatures due to lockdown I’m always anxious I’ll have forgotten how to do it but as you can see from the gallery below I think I’ve still got it! Each couple below took less than five minutes to draw. I suppose it’s like learning to ride a bike, once you can draw quick caricatures live you never forget! The cottage is open to the public and is free to visit and is worth stopping by if you’re in the area.
In September I was in Westport in Co. Mayo for a wedding on an absolutely blazing hot autumn day, so much so I was able to draw outside! I managed to position a parasol in a good location to give me enough shade to draw easily (a really bright day can be a little dazzling … Read more