Lembit Opik spotted begging outside pub

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Lembit Opik spotted begging outside pub

Drawing a caricature of Nick Clegg on video!

Here’s a video I made some time ago with some Film and TV students.

The remarkable thing about Nick Clegg’s face is that there is nothing particularly remarkable about it. I haven’t spent much time listening to him speak, but he doesn’t have the sort of face that makes me think I must listen to this man. Not many politicians do really except for Boris Johnson for entertainment value.

Nick Clegg has never quite lost the rabbit-in-the-headlights look and his even, boy-next-door features

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Drawing a caricature of Nick Clegg on video!

Here’s a video I made some time ago with some Film and TV students. The remarkable thing about Nick Clegg’s face is that there is nothing particularly remarkable about it. I haven’t spent much time listening to him speak, but he doesn’t have the sort of face that makes me think I must listen to this man. Not many politicians do really except for Boris Johnson for entertainment value. Nick Clegg has never quite lost the rabbit-in-the-headlights look and his even, boy-next-door features

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How to draw caricature – article published in encyclopedia!

SOME TIME AGO I was commissioned by Quarto Books to write an article for The Encyclopedia of Cartooning Techniques on how to draw caricature. They supplied me with a photo and I had to provide them with a stage-by-stage guide to drawing a caricature. The technique hasn't changed since then and is hardly likely to in the future. The only thing that has changed is the application of colour. Nowadays, if I add colour it is with Photoshop. I can't remember the last time I got all messy

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How to draw caricature – article published in encyclopedia!

SOME TIME AGO I was commissioned by Quarto Books to write an article for The Encyclopedia of Cartooning Techniques on how to draw caricature.
They supplied me with a photo and I had to provide them with a stage-by-stage guide to drawing a caricature.
The technique hasn't changed since then and is hardly likely to in the future. The only thing that has changed is the application of colour. Nowadays, if I add colour it is with Photoshop. I can't remember the last time I got all messy

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How to draw a caricature – Frankie Boyle

I THOUGHT IT MIGHT be interesting to reveal some of the secrets of the art of caricature. Here is the way I produced a simple black and white caricature of comedian Frankie Boyle.                                 The first step is to loosely map out the basic shapes of the face. Although the eyes normally occur on a line roughly halfway between the top of the head and the chin, Frankie's long,

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