Tag Archives: Illustration

Drawing the Founder of Windfall Wine Estate

Last year I received an interesting commission from Annette Harcus of Harcus Design in Sydney, Australia. I was asked to create a portrait of Ivor Williams – the founder of Windfall Wine Estate – for a new bottle’s label.    … Continue reading

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Graphite Portrait of President George W. Bush

I was commissioned recently to create a portrait of our 43rd President. A non-disclosure agreement prevents me from discussing the client or the drawing’s usage, but there’s no problem sharing the completed piece here. I have done portraits of many … Continue reading

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Happy 70th Birthday, Emanuel Ax!

Grammy Award-winning classical pianist, Emanuel Ax celebrated his 70th birthday this past weekend. I was so happy to receive a commission to create a watercolor portrait of him by his management team to commemorate the occasion! As it happens, just … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink Stipple Portraits for The Los Angeles Times

Recently, a potential client reached out to me to talk about what might become a fun new project. She told me that she’d long appreciated the pen and ink portraits that I have created over the years of columnists for … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcut of Emma Thompson for “Nanny McPhee”

I am just crazy about Emma Thompson…one of my very favorite actors! I remember first seeing her in some British sketch comedies (I suppose on BBC) with Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie back in the ’80s. Even then, I was … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink Stipple Illustration for Nestlé

I’ve noticed this ad for Baskin Robbins all over the Internet recently. Of course the first thing that comes to mind is how much I’d like to take a break from the drawing board and run to my nearest BR … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcut of Ben Kingsley

The new film, Operation Finale, opens this week and it stars two of my favorite actors – Oscar Isaac and Ben Kingsley. I haven’t had an opportunity to create a Wall Street Journal portrait (hedcut) of Oscar Isaac (yet), but … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink Stipple Portrait of Saint John Paul II

The Pope John Paul II Cultural Center opened in March, 2001, in Washington, DC. Originally conceived as a Catholic think tank and museum, a newly constructed permanent exhibit called The Gift of Love: the Life of Saint John Paul II … Continue reading

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Watercolor Portraits for THE STREET

This morning’s announcement that Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow (ugh!) to replace Gary Cohn as the White House’s top economic adviser inspired me to rummage through my files to see if I’d ever created a portrait of him…and – I … Continue reading

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My Portrait of Star Trek: Voyager’s Jeri Ryan re-created in Ministeck

Exactly 20 years ago I created this portrait of actress Jeri Ryan who was starring in Star Trek: Voyager at the time. A limited edition of 500 signed and numbered lithographs were individually autographed by Jeri and sold in Viacom … Continue reading

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