A Fine Line: The Caricatures of Anthony Jenkins collects the best of Globe and Mail illustrator Anthony Jenkins’s black-and-white caricatures from his (continuing) career at the newspaper. He is a master of the art, able to produce not only an unmistakable likeness but a keen sense of personality with a few well-chosen strokes of the pen. His subjects include politicians, writers, actors and musicians, Canadian and international.
Here are a few favourites (with comments by Jenkins):
If I have a favourite all-time caricature, this might be it. Not too much, not toolittle: an interesting scribble of lines meant to look dashed off quickly and effortlessly, but actually drawn with care.
|John Kenneth Galbraith|
A walking caricature, all exaggeration. Like shooting fish in a barrel of ink.
This is so unbalanced—a bunch of separate, oversized bits that
shouldn't work as a whole, but does. Sometimes I get lucky.
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