Awkward Portrait

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“I don’t know what to do with my hands! Does this look awkward?”

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A Caricature

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“What do you guys think? Did I get his huge bulbous nose right?”

Portrait Poses

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“Not sure what to do with my hand for this portrait – shall I just rest it awkwardly on the table?”

Too Lifelike

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“It’s a lovely portrait Edward but perhaps you could make it a bit less realistic? I feel you want to earn the commission you might consider flattering your subject a bit?”

Levitating Crown

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“Omg I have no idea what my portraitist was thinking – I have a lot of powers as King but pretty sure levitating my crown is not one of them”

Dignified Portrait

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“This portrait is only going to be from the waist up right?”

Sweet Hat Too

Frontispiece book image of man with full beard wearing a feathered cap

“A late entrant! I’m sorry sir, we have already presented the moustache awards – however you are certainly a contender for best beard”

My Favourite Things

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“Piccolos and spectacles and the time 3:25. Sweet moustaches and sheet music and just generally being alive. Half eaten cheese wheels tied up with string. These are a few of my favourite things.”