Friday, April 17, 2009

Scarlett Johansson

A caricature of actress Scarlett Johannson as she appeared in the movie, 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' (who's movie poster was based on Vermeer's 17th century painting of the same name).

You can see the various transformations my piece went through from initial pencil sketch to finished painting, here.


Blogger Sagan Lacy said...

You continue to amaze, Chris. If you can keep this level of quality up we may have to start a new religion.

12:46 PM  
Blogger Anthony Pascoe said...

Brilliant Caricature Chris !

6:02 PM  
Blogger Brian Churilla said...

Great caricature as per usual, albeit quite terrifying.

6:15 PM  
Blogger Patrick Strogulski said...

Hard to capture, but you caught her masterly. I`m enthused !
Outstanding fantastic piece !!!

6:43 PM  
Blogger R Kamal said...

fabulous Caricature! my favorite.

8:14 PM  
Anonymous theb said...

That's just amazing! The rendering is great... Maester's one is really cool too.

10:08 PM  
Blogger Dumbo said...

Chris, I saw this over on the drawing board. Amazing work! My wife thinks this piece is one of your best caricatures. I think the improvements from the initial sketch have done this piece nothing but justice. You may have just been looking at it to long. Because to me the likeness is there indeed.

Keep the work coming Chris. I feel like I don't see as much from you lately.

12:24 AM  
Blogger BOD said...

Great, great, great ! Love the movie, love the painting, love Scarlett and love... your caricature !

6:03 PM  
Blogger SEILER said...

This us stunning Chris, absolutely love it . . . MUCH RESPECT!

2:03 PM  
Blogger Doug Dutton said...

Hey Chris,
just stumbled acrossed your blog,
this piece is awsome! as well as the rest of your stuff. I just started an Illustration blog of my
stuff, any feedback and pointers would be great.

12:47 AM  
Blogger condemned2love said...

wow, love the eyes, this is better than the original, it's so cool, bravo!!!

ps. can you pls draw dave gahan from depeche mode as caricature, i'm sure, that he's gonna be great :))

9:04 AM  
Blogger Chris Wahl said...

Thankyou everyone! I really appreciate your comments. They mean a lot.

nocliche- I'll see what I can do.

12:11 AM  
Blogger patrick mate said...

Like Jason said absolutly stunning!

12:24 PM  
Blogger Vik Fortune said...

this is awesome and disturbing at the same time. i love it

5:05 AM  
Blogger Sean (53AN) Gardner said...

WOW!! this is probably the best Johanson piece I've seen yet (no disrespect to others), but this is very impressive

12:21 PM  
Blogger turcios curriculum said...


2:59 AM  
Blogger Damien said...

I'm never going to be able to look at her the same again...!


2:16 PM  
Blogger Maritze said...

...and this one I love more and more each time I see it! Great.

11:56 AM  
Blogger Mark Baker said...

Wow, amazing stuff

9:42 AM  
Blogger Niall O loughlin said...

This is what caricature is all about, an instant classic, well done Chris.

9:52 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...


7:57 PM  
Blogger Dominic Philibert said...

Very nice piece Chris!!!!!!

12:04 PM  
Anonymous guillaume said...

lips are incredible!

8:19 AM  
Anonymous Gordon MacDonald said...


11:37 AM  
Blogger Chris Wahl said...

Thanks for all the wonderful comments. Always appreciated.

7:21 PM  
Anonymous Jerald Polk said...

Wow this is great Chris I like it

8:02 AM  
Blogger Paul Moyse said...

Wow, awesome job Chris!!!

9:10 PM  
Anonymous Moonape said...

haha! look at that forehead - amazing! captures her so well

9:06 PM  
Blogger Chris Wahl said...

Cheers guys!

1:10 PM  
Blogger Rich Pellegrino said...

i never ever expected to see an image like this. this made me laugh so hard. it's so awesome i can't stand it. i don't know how i haven't seen your work before.

4:19 AM  
Blogger Chris Wahl said...

Thanks Rich. Love the work on your blog.

4:31 PM  

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