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Famous Faces: Happy Birthday, Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll, pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born on this day (January 27), 1832, well-known mostly as the author of Alice and Wonderland.

On this day, 2013, I tried sketching his portrait — as well as a study from one of John Tenniel’s illustrations in Alice and Wonderland (1865 edition). Graphite on paper, dimensions of each: rather small.

LewisCaroll - Graphite, 5x7, 2013

alice-John-Tenniel

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2 responses

  1. Julia

    I love Alice in this, especially her expression as she’s staring at the bird!

    January 27, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    • Thanks! I really enjoy studying John Tenniel’s illustrations.

      January 29, 2013 at 5:41 pm

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