A Break from Hollywood – The Caricaturist travels into the Past!

I believe it’s time for me to take a break…from Hollywood!

The next few caricatures shall be drawn from history:-)

Could you, my dear visitors, help me by listing the top 5 historical figures that come to your mind? Please add your list to the comments section of this post.

Here’s the list that I came up with:
1. Alexander the Great
2. Napoleon Bonaparte
3. Abraham Lincoln
4. Cleopatra
5. Leonardo da Vinci

I’ll be grateful for your inputs on this, so even if you are chance visitor who landed on this page through a search, please stop and add your top five. Next, click the “Subscribe and Get Caricatures in your email” link at the top right of the sidebar:-) I could be drawing caricatures from your list, and it would be really nice if I could share it with you.

All the best – I am glad you visited, and I hope you will return.

Warm Regards,
Shafali

Update: March 19, 2010 – First Lot of Historical Caricatures – Selected from those Suggested by You.

By Viv: (Zen & The Art of Tightrope Walking)

  • Shakespeare
  • Julius Caesar

By Don Mills: (The Problem with Young People Today is…)

  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Shakespeare

Add your list of the top five historical figures to see their caricatures on this blog.

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4 comments on “A Break from Hollywood – The Caricaturist travels into the Past!

  1. You have some excellent choices. I would definitely keep Cleopatra. Here are some other thoughts:

    1. Mother Theresa
    2. Ghengis Khan
    3. Martin Luther King Jr.
    4. Ghandi
    5. William Shakespeare

    I look forward to the historical figures. I find them much more interesting than hollywood.

    • Dear Mr. Mills,

      Thanks for sharing your top-five historical figures:-)

      For the first lot of caricatures, I’ve selected:

      Martin Luther King Jr.
      Shakespeare

      The other names on the list have found their way into my ideas box 🙂

      Warm Regards,
      Shafali

  2. Shakespeare?
    Dickens?
    Jane Austen?
    Oliver Cromwell?(this one is already a caricature as he asked to be painted “warts and all” in an era when realism in portrature was not the done thing!)
    Caesar (either Julius or Augustus)
    hmmm
    I shall go and think!

    • Thanks, Viv.

      I’ve selected the following from your list for the first lot:

      Shakespeare
      Julius Caesar

      Putting the others into my ideas-box (I have a wooden box in which I put all the ideas and then draw a chit.)

      Warm Regards,
      Shafali

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