Michael Hopkins' Original Caricatures are a unique glimpse into the mind of Michael's unique perspective of the world.
Michael Hopkins' Original Pen & Ink Caricatures are a one of kind work of art, which will last a lifetime. All of Michael's unique creations are drawn using the classic art form using pen and black India ink. Due to the ease of modern technology, this classic form of drawing is becoming a lost art, one which Michael is perfecting with each stroke of his pen. Michael's unique drawings have been purchased, published and exhibited all over the world.
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An image from Michael's childhood. "When I was a child, my friend and I gathered in front of a small black and white television in his bedroom and watched the adventures of, Captain Kirk, Spock, Doctor McCoy and the rest of the crew of the Star Ship Enterprise. I still watch the reruns today, but I believe the inspiration behind my caricature of the Enterprise, had it's roots from watching that small black and white television".
This is not the original drawing, these are limited edition Giclee prints. Michael created this original Aviation Caricature of this drawing on May 24th, 2020. It was created on Canson 11” x 14" drawing paper, with pen & Ink (and a slight wash). The original is still available.
These Giclée prints are available on 11"x14"($200.00) or 8"x 11"($125.00) or 5"x7"($50.00) Somerset Velvet paper.
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Born and raised in Renton, Washington, Michael Hopkins grew up surrounded the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and aviation history. At an early age, Michael art was inspired by the likes of, Al Hirschfeld, Chuck Jones and Seattle Post Intelligencer Cartoonist, Bob McCausland and of course, aviation.
Michael’s credits his sense of humor and absurdity to Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy and Seattle's own J.P. Patches. The humor he developed, combined with his mastery of caricature, has been bringing smiles to the faces of those who understood satirical humor and consternation to those on the receiving end of his biting satire. Michael has proven over and over again, that the pen is indeed mightier than the sword.