Category Archives: Celebrity

My Portrait of Jeri Ryan

In honor of “Star Trek Into Darkness” opening this past weekend, I thought I’d post a portrait that I created back in 1998 that is one of my personal favorites. I had rendered a group portrait of the nine-member cast … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink Stipple Portrait of the Cowardly Lion

Back in 1986, Turner Entertainment purchased MGM’s film library including the 1939 classic, “The Wizard of Oz”. Several years later – to coincide with its first telecast on their own cable channel TNT – I was commissioned to create pen … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcut Portrait of Ben Affleck

Early this past December, weeks before several obvious Oscar contenders (“Zero Dark Thirty”, “Les Miserables”, “Django Unchained”) were even released in theaters – I bet a friend that “Argo” would win the Academy Award for best film. We wagered a … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcuts from “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy

┬áSo, this past weekend I endured “The Hobbit: An Excruciating Journey”. I will admit that there were some really enjoyable moments, and the filmmaking itself was pretty darn terrific (most of the time). I don’t even mind a movie’s long … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin NUDE!

It’s Republican National Convention week! And I couldn’t be more…uh, too busy to watch. Many of us were first introduced to perky megalomaniac Sarah Palin as she accepted her party’s nomination for Vice President exactly four years ago. At first, … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcut of Christian Bale as Batman

With “The Dark Knight Rises” opening worldwide this weekend – posting my portrait of Christian Bale as Batman seems like a no-brainer today. This hedcut was actually created for The Wall Street Journal back in the summer of 2005 for … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcut of Scrat from “Ice Age”

“Ice Age 4: Continental Drift” opened nationwide last Friday, so I just had to share this unique hedcut I created for the second film in the series. Hedcuts for The Wall Street Journal have traditionally been reproduced in a vertical … Continue reading

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WSJ Portraits for “Spider-Man”

With “The Amazing Spider-Man” opening today I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to take another look at two separate hedcuts I created of Tobey Maguire in the role several years ago… My Art Director at The Wall Street … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Portraits (Hedcuts) of Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl

No one could possibly enjoy Pixar movies more than me…I just love ’em! I usually try to catch them opening weekend and I’ve seen most more than once. With their newest masterpiece, “Brave” coming to theaters in just a few … Continue reading

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An Old Wall Street Journal Hedcut of Will Smith

Happy Memorial Day everyone! “Men in Black 3” is the big film release this holiday weekend, and as it happens – I’m seeing it with friends later this afternoon. I have created quite a few hedcuts of Will Smith for … Continue reading

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