Celebrities & Fan Art
Walter Hartwell White Sr., also known by his clandestine alias Heisenberg, is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the American neo-Western crime drama television series Breaking Bad. He is portrayed by Bryan Cranston.
Range of Faber Castell and Mars Lumograph pencils from HB to 7B were used. Tissues and tortillon for blending. Tombo Mono Zero eraser for highlights.
Size approx 12″x11″.
Actor Clive Owen
Clive Owen is an English actor. He first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for playing the lead role in the ITV series Chancer.
He has since gone on to play major roles in many successful movies such as Children of Men, Closer and The International.
15″ x 15″ on smooth surface cartridge paper.
Portrait of Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson is an American actress and singer. She is most recently known for her role as Black Widow in the Avengers superhero movies.
Approximately 15″ x 10″ on Extra Smooth Surface Bristol Board. Full range of wooden and mechanical pencils from 2H to 6B. Tissue for blending. Ultrafine eraser for highlights.
No More Lies
Portrait of Tim Roth
English actor Tim Roth, lead in the FOX TV series Lie To Me.
It came as sad news to me when this show was cancelled. Tim brought a unique Britishness to the show that other stateside British actors don’t seem to achieve.
Full range of Faber Castell mechanical clutch and wooden pencils used together with 6B and 8B graphite sticks. Tissues, cotton buds and tortillon for blending. Tombo Mono Zero eraser and white gel pen for highlights in the beard.
Size approx 35cm x 50cm (14″ x 20″). Between 20 and 30 hours over a few of weeks.
Actor Tony Robinson
“I have a cunning plan….”
This is Baldrick – as portrayed by actor Tony Robinson – from the historic BBC comedy series Blackadder Goes Forth which is set in 1917 on the Western Front in the trenches of World War I.
Faber Castell Polychromos colour pencils for figure and red poppy, Faber Castell mechanical grip pencil 2B for silhouetted poppies, Faber Castell Pitt S fineline pen for barbed wire. A3 smooth cartridge paper.
Portrait of Andrew Scott
“Every fairytale needs a good old-fashioned villain. You need me, or you’re nothing.”
Arch-nemesis, James ‘Jim’ Moriarty, played by actor Andrew Scott, in the BBC production Sherlock.
A3 Windsor & Newton Bristol Board. Faber Castell mechanical clutch pencils B, 3B and 6B, paper blending stump and pencil eraser.
40-50 hours over a period of 2 weeks
Portrait of Hugh Laurie
James Hugh Calum Laurie is a British actor, director, singer, musician, comedian and author.
Most renowned, internationally, for his portrayal of Dr. Gregory House, an unconventional, misanthropic, medical genius in the TV series House M.D.
15″ x 15″ on smooth, heavy weight cartridge paper.
2H to 6B Faber Castell 9000 wood pencils. Approx 20-30 hours.
Actor Peter Dinklage
“My brother has his sword, and I have my mind…”
Tyrion Lannister is a major character in the TV series Game of Thrones and is played by actor Peter Dinklage. Also known as ‘The Imp’, ‘Halfman’, ‘The Little Lion’ and ‘Demon Monkey’.
Approximate size is 14″ x 11″ on 135gsm cartridge paper. Time taken around 20-25 hours.
Quick sketch of the Game of Thrones character Tyrion Lannister.
Quick sketch of Anya Taylor-Joy
Anya Taylor-Joy is an American-born Argentine and English actress.
She received critical acclaim for her debut in the period horror film The Witch, and received further recognition for her starring role in the psychological horror film Split.
Portrait of Al Pacino
Alfredo James Pacino – “Sonny” to his friends.
One of the greatest actors in all of film history with a career spanning more than five decades. He is probably best known for movie roles in Scarface and The Godfather.
Full range of Faber Castell pencils used together with 6B and 8B graphite sticks. Tissues, cotton buds and tortillon for blending. Tombo Mono Zero eraser for highlights.
Size approx 35cm x 50cm (14″ x 20″).
Sketch of Jodie Comer
Jodie Marie Comer is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Oksana Astankova / Villanelle in the BBC spy thriller series Killing Eve, for which she has garnered critical acclaim.
Crazy in Love
Portrait of Beyoncé
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
She rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of the R&B girl-group Destiny’s Child before lauching her successful solo career.
Rotring Ticky mechanical pencil with 0.5mm B lead. Tissue for blending.
Photoshop for the frame.
“Imagine all the people living life in peace.“
John Winston Ono Lennon MBE was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in history.
Sadly, he was tragically mudered in 1980, aged just 40.
Rotring Ticky mechanical pencil with 0.5mm B lead. Tissue for blending.
Portrait of Ed Sheeran
Multi award winning, singer songwriter Ed Sheeran.
Materials: Caran D’ache Prismalo I Aquarelle colour pencils (dry) on A3 cartridge paper.
The Governor and Rick
The Walking Dead
This picture features The Governor, played by David Morrissey, and Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes.
Time taken 50+ hours over a few weeks.
Actor Andrew Lincoln in his portrayal as Rick Grimes in the TV series The Walking Dead.
A range of Faber Castell mechanical and wooden pencils from 2H – 3B, and Mars Lumograph 7B and 8B for deeper blacks. Polychromos for the blood splats.
Portrait of Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson, an American actor, producer, director and screenwriter, is a three-time Academy Award winner and twelve-time nominee.
His films include The Shining, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and Batman.
Chloë Grace Moretz
American actress and model. Popular for her roles in the cult films Kickass and Let me In.
Full range of pencils from H to 8B on smooth surface cartridge paper, a tissue for blending and pencil eraser for highlights.
Sketch of Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy is a British actor best known for his roles in films like Inception, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Revenant, which earned him his first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
He has also received critical acclaim in the BBC TV series Peaky Blinders and Taboo.
Portrait of Jude Law
David Jude Heyworth Law is an English actor. He has received multiple award nominations including for two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and two British Academy Film Awards.
His extensive career includes successful films Gattaca, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Sherlock Holmes and The Young Pope.
Stella Maxwell - pointillism
Stella Maynes Maxwell is a Northern Irish-New Zealand model best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret.
Fineliner pen drawing on A4 Bristol Board.
Portrait of Jessica Alba
Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress who rose to prominence as the lead actress of the television series Dark Angel, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.
She went on to appear in films including Sin City and The Fantastic Four.
Size 36cm x 27cm on A3 Bristol board.
Portrait of Nina Nesbitt
Nina Nesbitt is a Scottish singer songwriter.
For this drawing I tried a more minimalistic approach with very little shading.
Materials: Faber Castell mechanical clutch pencils ranging from 2H to 3B. Tombow Mono Zero eraser. Windsor & Newton Bristol Board.
Portrait of Diane Kruger
Diane Kruger is a German-American actress and former fashion model. She has played Helen in the epic film Troy, and Bridget von Hammersmark in Quentin Tarantino’s war film Inglourious Basterds.
Faber Castell Polychromos colour pencils.
10″ x 10″
Portrait of Cate Blanchett
One of Australia’s most accomplished actresses, she is known for her roles in Lord of The Rings and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
50cm x 35cm on Windsor & Newton Heavy Weight Cartridge Paper. Pencils 3H to 6B, powdered graphite applied with varying sizes of paint brush and an eraser pencil for fine highlights.
Portrait of Alex Turner
Alex Turner is an English singer songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is best known as the frontman and principal songwriter of the rock band Arctic Monkeys.
The background features handwritten lyrics from their hit song I Bet You Look Good on The Dancefloor.
Portrait of Rachel Weisz
British actress, Rachel Weisz, star of such films as Enemy at The Gates, The Mummy and The Constant Gardener for which she won an Oscar.
Portrait of Billie Piper
Billie Piper is an English actress and former singer.
She is best known for her role as Rose Tyler, companion to the Doctor in the TV series Dr Who.
Portrait of ‘Tori’ or Victoria Justice, American actress and singer.
Size is 25cm x 30cm on white cartridge paper. Pencils H to 3B and powdered graphite applied with a paint brush for subtle blending.
Approx 10-15 hours work involved in this.
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE was an English-American actress.
She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s.
Her major film roles included Cleopatra and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf.
Commissioned portrait. Colour added in Photoshop.
Portrait of Abraham Lincoln
Commissioned illustration of American president Abraham Lincoln.