C is for “Charlie Chaplin”

972552_10202930671404392_342735562_nI just really love this guy.

“Smile though your heart is aching, smile even though it’s breaking. When there are clouds in the sky, you’ll get by.” -Charlie Chaplin

"Charlie Chaplin"

“Charlie Chaplin”


18 thoughts on “C is for “Charlie Chaplin”

  1. Lauren,

    Your art is amazing! Miss seeing you! Maybe I’ll come back to work one day…


  2. Oh my goodness – this is an amazing portrait! Thank you for sharing it – I can’t wait to see what the rest of the month has in store! πŸ˜€

  3. I’ve always been fascinated with comedians/clowns who bring so much happy energy to the masses and yet seem to have deep melancholic tendencies. I like how you drew his eyes – a bit manic, sad, and tired all at once. Or am I just imagining things? πŸ˜‰

    • Mel! You’re racking up on these free prints my friend! You just won yourself another one ha! Thank you so much, I like how you brought out his eyes, I thought the same thing. So you’re not just imagining things πŸ˜‰ very good observation!

      • Haha…efficient postage in that case! πŸ˜‰ Thank you, I’m very stoked and can’t wait to receive your beautiful drawings. I will ensure I’m not the 3rd commenter for subsequent posts so other people get the chance to receive your art heh!

  4. You seemed to have captured a bit of his inner sadness. It is an excellent rendering of him and I like that you used his refrain from his song, Smile, that was featured in Limelight.

    • You’re a dozen shades of awesome, and I’m so happy you’re hooked cause I’m hooked on your whole writing thang. Thank you for the video too. Love it!

  5. You captured a lot of feeling in his sad wide eyes and rueful almost-smile. I’m glad you enjoyed yourself while you were drawing him; your enthusiasm certainly translates into the finished portrait. Can’t wait for D!

  6. You captured the true essence of Chaplin. Another piece of amazing art.
    Happy A to Z, and thank you for joining my small community. πŸ™‚

    • Thank you so much! I tried my best to capture him and all of his characteristics perfectly πŸ™‚ and of course! Thank you for joining mine!

  7. whoa! the other day i telling writerlysam about Edna Purviance who starred in quite a few Chaplin movies. she used to live in my home town in Nevada (not paradise valley). so cool!

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