Samuel Beckett playing chess

Samuel Beckett

Medium: digital
Client: Intelligent Life Magazine

for their regular feature, "Notes on a Voice". Chess figures heavily as a meme in Beckett's work. I could draw his face forever.

About Kathryn
With her fluid, natural drawing style, Kathryn Rathke has a rare talent for capturing the individual look of the person she’s drawing in just a few quick lines. Authors, singers, politicians – her portraits are instantly recognisable but so simply drawn that they’re always easy for people to relate to.
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