Sketch o’the Week

June 8th, 2011 | Posted in Sketch O'The Week

Better late than never…

This week’s Sketch o’the Week is the late, great lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury.

Comments

  1. Emily says:

    Niiiiiice—especially his very idiosyncratic head shape which always gets overshadowed by the teeth. (Did you watch Live Aid? Your reference comes from that concert, I believe, where Queen blew everyone else out of the water. I watched it live on MTV that day with a two-month-old who is now twenty-six….yikes!)

    • Tom says:

      Not sure where the ref pic were from. I got several via google obviously from the same performance, with the white tank top and armband. I actually combined two references, as I wanted to do something a little different with the mouth than one was showing.

  2. Rob Chase says:

    Such an obscure personality (at this point) to do a caricature of! Awesome!! The Creative Director at my first job out of college made a set of buck teeth from foamcore and would impersonate Mr. Mercury to the delight of us all. Actually all he did was the teeth lick – which, if you were paying attention to Freddy as he performed live, it happened often and was a necessity!! I hadn’t thought about that in years! Thanks for reminding me!! I’m gonna email him and see if he still has the teeth!! LOL!!!

  3. RESTREPO says:

    FANTASTIC!

  4. Mark Engblom says:

    Love it. Not only of the best performers in rock history, but one of the most alternately cool/goofy looking people ever photographed.

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