He never knew what was coming. Photoshop March 2009
This was primarily an exercise in achieving more of a likeness in my characters. I think it turned out pretty well.
This is the current Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland, Brian Cowen. He's a pretty, pretty boy for whom life is going pretty bad these days- the previous taoiseach dropped the ball, leaving him to pick up the pieces in the middle of the biggest financial crisis for the past 20 years. Even during this period, he still manages to find the time to look beautiful. Here are the references I worked from:
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