Shakespeare

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I do a lot of work for Willow Globe, a living willow theatre in Mid-Wales, so Mr Shakespeare was an obvious choice for my icons series. Shakespeare, it’s all about the hair and the shape of the head. What a forehead he has! Wow.

Based on the Droeshout engraving, but stripped right back to his minimal recognisable features. It may actually be possible to take him further back than this, but I like his ruffles. In my mind, apparently, he wear lipstick too. I wonder…

 

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