December 29, 2010

Lal Salam

One of the finest actors in indian cinema, who excels both in art and commercial films. Recently i had the pleasure of watching Mohanlal in Bhramaram, directed by Blessy.



Happy New Year everyone! Let us hope that this year is a year that brings happiness, good health and joy to each family. Cheers!

December 27, 2010

Michael Caine



Michael Caine, the 77 year old english film actor. some of his notable films are Educating Rita , Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Secondhand Lions, and quite recently Harry Brown.

December 14, 2010

mountain ride


another caricature commission, which i painted recently.

December 4, 2010

burnt cookies!


a recent commission work...a perfect Christmas gift idea.

November 23, 2010

Ajay Devgan


Ajay Devgan, the famous indian film actor. some of his notable films are Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Raincoat, Company, Omkara, and quite recently Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai.

November 19, 2010

gift caricature


for my son who turns 6 this December. everything in this artwork is his specifications.


kawin with framed artwork


November 12, 2010

November 7, 2010

The Rock

For this month's Wittygraphy challenge.



Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is an American actor and former professional wrestler. He appeared in movies such as The Scorpion King, Rundown, Be Cool, Walking Tall. He reminds me of Johnny Bravo.

October 11, 2010

Jamie Lee Curtis



Jamie Lee Curtis from True Lies the 1994 American action-comedy film directed by James Cameron.

October 10, 2010

Chuck Norris



Chuck Norris the famous martial artist and actor. He appeared in lot of 80's action films, such as Way of the Dragon, Lone Wolf McQuade, Missing in Action, The Delta Force.

September 27, 2010

The Last of the Mohicans



Wes Studi as Magua from The Last of the Mohicans. Michael Mann's historical epic film set in 1757 during the French and Indian War. The Last of the Mohicans is a marvelous, visual adventure. One of the great film of 90's.

September 26, 2010

Napoleon Dynamite



Jon Heder is best known for playing the title character of the 2004 comedy film Napoleon Dynamite. He has also acted in the films The Benchwarmers, School for Scoundrels, Blades of Glory, Mama's Boy, and When in Rome, and provided voice talents in the animated films Monster House and Surf's Up.

Did this for the wittygraphy monthly challenge, haven't heard of him before the challenge. I am not that fond of teen comedy movies, so there is very less chance of me watching those movies listed above. But i have missed a couple of challenges in the last month, and i don't want to miss this one.

September 13, 2010

Jackie Chan



One of the most popular film personalities in the world, Jackie Chan known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, innovative stunts, and the most entertaining action comedy movies.

September 4, 2010

Jew Hunter



Christoph Waltz has received international acclaim for his portrayal of SS Colonel Hans Landa the sinister yet poetic pipe-smoking "Jew Hunter" in the 2009 film Inglourious Basterds, for which he received the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival and and the Oscar award for Best Supporting Actor.

August 31, 2010

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service



Australian actor George Lazenby, who replaced Sean Connery as James Bond in the 1969 film On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Although George Lazenby portrayed 007 on just one occasion, he brought to the role a younger, more physical James Bond.

August 26, 2010

007

when all else fails,
you know the name,
you know the number...



Though my first bond movie was Roger Moore's The Man With The Golden Gun (1974), my most favorite bond movie till today is Sean Connery's Dr.No (1962). The first official actor to play James Bond in films. Most people consider him the best Bond ever, including my dad. Sean Connery portrayed the James Bond character in seven James Bond films.

James Bond will return!

August 24, 2010

Salma Hayek



Salma Hayek the famous Mexican actress. Her most notable films are Desperado, From Dusk till Dawn and Bandidas. she was wonderful in the movie Frida, which depicts the life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.

Did this for the e-caricatures monthly challenge, its really a challenge to caricature some one as beautiful as Salma.

August 17, 2010

Barbra Streisand



Barbra Streisand: the famous american actress, singer. quite recently i watched her in the comedy Meet the Fockers, very funny and enjoyable movie with great performances by all time greats Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro.

August 4, 2010

Gérard Depardieu



Gérard Depardieu, the famous french actor. Recently i saw one of his film Trop belle pour toi, which was quite good and his performance was very impressive.

August 3, 2010

Sandra



Sandra Bullock the famous American actress acted in films like Speed, Miss Congeniality and Crash, and quite recently The Proposal. i am yet to see her Blind Side for which she won the Oscar.

July 29, 2010

Tracy Morgan



Tracy Morgan is an American actor and comedian, starred in films such as Cop Out, Death at a Funeral. I haven't heard of him before the challenge, but a fun face to paint!

July 25, 2010

Jimi Hendrix



Jimi Hendrix was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is often considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in the history of rock music.

July 21, 2010

Gina



Gina Lollobrigida the Italian actress.

July 15, 2010

Buster Keaton



Buster Keaton was an American comic actor and filmmaker. He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face"

July 7, 2010

Michael from Lost


Harold Perrineau as Michael Dawson from the television series Lost

July 5, 2010

Andy Warhol



Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the pop art.

July 4, 2010

Eva Mendes


Eva Mendes is an American actress who starred in films 2 Fast 2 Furious, Hitch, We Own the Night and The Spirit.

July 1, 2010

Dude!


Hugo "Hurley" Reyes from Lost

June 27, 2010

Franck Ribéry


Franck Ribéry is a French football player. Ribéry has been recognized on the world stage as one of the best French players of his generation.

i assume that his smile is very famous, though i must say i never heard of him before.

June 22, 2010

Larry King



"Larry" King is an American television and radio host.

June 15, 2010

Raavan



looking forward to see vikram in mani ratnam's Raavan, one of the most awaited film this year!

May 26, 2010

Starry Night



an illustration i did a couple of months back, used a daytime photo ref to paint this!

May 24, 2010

Lost



Jin Kwon from Lost (TV series)

May 21, 2010

Matthew Fox


Matthew Fox as Jack Shephard from Lost (TV series)

May 15, 2010

John Woo



John Woo: The famous film director, recognized for his stylized action films include Windtalkers, Hard Target, Broken Arrow, Face/off, and Mission: Impossible 2

May 6, 2010

Yunjin Kim



Yunjin Kim as Sun from Lost (TV series)

May 4, 2010

Terry O’Quinn



Terry O’Quinn as John Locke from Lost (TV series)
more to come!!!

April 28, 2010

Andrea

after listening to Andrea Jeremiah's wonderful song Idhu Varai from Goa, i had to do a painting of her. she is so beautiful and talented, i hope she sings more sweet songs in the future.



i wanted to keep it painterly with broad strokes, but ended up with more details than actually intended. anyway, blood on the knife is my add.

April 24, 2010

Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, done for the monthly E-Caricatures challenge



Desmond Tutu is widely regarded as "South Africa's moral conscience" and has been described by former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, as "sometimes strident, often tender, never afraid and seldom without humour, Desmond Tutu's voice will always be the voice of the voiceless"

April 15, 2010

Mark Strong

Mark Strong is an English actor, best known for playing roles in the 2000s films Body of Lies, The Young Victoria, Stardust, Revolver, RocknRolla, and Sherlock Holmes.



I liked him very much in Revolver, looked fabulous with bald head and geek glasses. unfortunately couldn't find a decent pic ref from that movie. so here he is from the Sherlock Holmes film!

April 8, 2010

Nelson Mandela

"I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances."



Nelson Mandela, the most admired figure of our age.