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Tag Archive: Rulers of the World

Angry portrait of Turkish president Erdogan


  There’s some crazy stuff going on in the world, and my intention is not for this sketch to be a comment on a conflict that I don’t understand even a fraction of.… Continue reading

Portrait of Juan Carlos Varela, the president of Panama


This is Juan Carlos Varela the president of Panama I’m not too happy with how it turned out. The hand, the mouth and the ear is off. I need to draw really carefully… Continue reading

Portrait of Nicos Anastasiades the president of Cyprus in ballpoint pen


This is Nicos Anastasiades the president of Cyprus. He’s part of my series of heads of state portraits Here’s the photo I used for reference It’s my 419th drawing! Have a nice Saturday… Continue reading

396 Portrait of Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany. Drawing in watercolor and ballpoint pen


Merkel’s time has come – to get her portrait drawn that is. I doubt she needs introducing, but just for the homogeneity of these blogposts, let me just say that Angela Merkel is… Continue reading

392 Portrait of Islam Karimov, the president of Uzbekistan in ballpoint pen


Hmm, yeah well. Don’t know what happened here. Believe it or not, but it still looks like the reference photo. I think he’s got the sun in his eyes. He’s called Islam Karimov… Continue reading

388 Portrait of Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine in pen and watercolor


This is Petro Poroschenko, the president of Ukraine. One of the “Rulers of the World” that I’ve been tip-toing around for a while. This is with a kind of ballpoint pen, that I… Continue reading

387 Portrait of Ralph Gonsalves, the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in watercolor and fineliner pen


This isĀ  Ralph Gonsalves, the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in watercolor and fineliner pen. I’m still trying to work out this fineliner thing. Memadtwo (or one of them!) pointed… Continue reading

386 Portrait of Charles Michel, the Prime Minister of Belgium done in fineliner and watercolor


This is Charles Michel, the Prime Minister of Belgium This time I started out with the fineliner (or pen.. what’s it called?) to first make the drawing and then I put on the… Continue reading

380 Portrait of Emomalii Rahmon, the president of Tajikistan, painting in watercolor


This is the president of Tajikistan, Emomalii Rahmon It’s my zombie Saturday – I did the habitual night shift yesterday and it really destroys the whole weekend. I did manage to do this… Continue reading

377 Portrait of Portia Simpson-Miller, the Prime Minister of Jamaica


This is (supposed to be) Portia Simpson-Miller, the Prime Minister of Jamaica It’s not my proudest moment in portraiture. I think that I will start doing more landscapes or street scenes and step… Continue reading