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Sunday, December 24, 2006

#128 And Happy New Year

My friend Jacob H Jensen inspired me for the technique used in this painting. This also gave me a chance to do a portrait of the Mexican movie star Mr. Cantinflas (who is also a popular cartoon character ).
I gave Mr. David Niven my lightbulb shaped head.

Saturday, December 23, 2006

#127 Joyeux noel!

What better than a good "Soupe aux Choux"to celebrate Christmas!.I made this illustration for my friends Jeannine and Pres.

Sunday, December 17, 2006

#126 Portrait of Lino Ventura

To me, one of the best actor the french cinema ever had.Just for pleasure ,here is my homage to him.Thankyou Lino.


#125 portrait of Coluche

For the people who have never heard of him ,Coluche is one of the most popular comedians in France. He once ran against Valery Giscard d'Estaing to be president .One of his campaign posters represented him naked with an ostrich feather up his bottom!. He also started a charity with his friends called"Les Restaurants du Coeur"to feed needy people in winter.

Saturday, December 16, 2006

#124 Black & white tough guy.

I'm back painting faces.This one with some digital brushes.I'm a big fan of Robert Mitchum but who isn't.