Portrait Commission


This was a private commission, given as a 70th birthday gift to the subject himself, cartoonist Andy Hammond. I have known Andy a long time, and this is how I remember him when I was growing up, working in his studio. Andy has long been a fan of Norman Rockwell, and it was decided that influence could be taken from Rockwell's work by sitting the subject on a plain white background. I was very pleased with the result of the image, largely drawn in pencil crayon, with a water colour wash behind.