It’s difficult to capture the fun energy of Karen O in a picture or illustration, but Jorn Kaspuhl has definitely done this in his portrait of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs front woman.
Proving his talent, the Hamburg, Germany-based illustrator has managed to emulate the ineffable essence of his subjects numerous times in his series of musician-inspired portraits. When you can pinpoint what makes Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, David Bowie and Ian Curtis great and convey that in visual form, you have some serious skill on your hands.
Jorn Kaspuhl often colors his illustrations digitally, giving it a crisp, clean look. This contrasts the organic lines he uses in drawing each famed singer, giving viewers images that tickle their eyes in the best way possible.
Multicolored Musician Depictions
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