Category Archives: Wall Street Journal Drawing

My WSJ Portrait of Peter Dinklage

Okay, at the risk of alienating some of my friends and family – not to mention readers of this blog – I will admit that I don’t watch “Game of Thrones”. I’ve never even paid attention to its commercials or … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcuts of Philip Seymour Hoffman

My most recent posting commemorated the life and career of Actor, Peter O’Toole who died in mid-December. I wish I weren’t in the position to repeat myself here, but another wonderful actor has died…one that I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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My Wall Street Journal Hedcut of Peter O’Toole

I was very sorry to hear of Peter O’Toole’s passing on Sunday. I always thought he was a pretty fun and surprising actor. Lawrence of Arabia – probably his most celebrated film – was a bit before my time. I’d … Continue reading

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My Two WSJ Hedcuts of Forest Whitaker

I saw the film, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey this past weekend and enjoyed it a lot more than I thought I would (the previews made me roll my eyes a bit, particularly when I … Continue reading

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My WSJ Hedcuts from “Monsters, Inc.”

I always get pretty excited when a new film from Pixar is released so I won’t be surprised if “Monsters University” becomes part of my plans this weekend. Amazingly, “Monsters, Inc.” is already a dozen years old! When it was … Continue reading

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Half-Done WSJ Hedcuts of Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow

With “Iron Man 3” opening in the U.S. this coming weekend, posting the hedcut I created for The Wall Street Journal of Robert Downey Jr. as the superhero seemed like a no-brainer…except I already did that about a year ago … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcuts of Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman

As a portrait artist, I am often perplexed as to why sometimes it’s really easy to capture a particular individual’s likeness and then – almost impossible to master another. I’ve created seven hedcuts of Tom Cruise for The Wall Street … 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

 So, 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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