I adore Charlie Chaplin. Yesterday, as I was trapped in an empty, lonely room full of shiny clean pint glasses, I turned to my sketchbook for solace. Chaplin’s film Modern Times played overhead, and thus played out in my sketchbook as well.
The portrait was adapted from the cover for the movie, Modern Times:
A nice and succinct article about Chaplin’s life is here.
And did you know he was exiled from America for some time? He didn’t come back until 20 years later, when he was awarded an Honorary Oscar at the Academy Awards. The amazing and emotional video of that moment is here.
Til next time,