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Pen and Ink Stipple Portrait (Hedcut) of Donald Trump

Because my work is usually so precise and detailed, sometimes I like to loosen myself up with a Life-Drawing class now and then. A while back I spent a day sketching a young woman who posed for us while breast-feeding her child. … Continue reading

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Portraits for AT&T’s Corporate Headquarters in Dallas

  After his invention of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell founded Bell Telephone Company in 1882, which (to make a long story short) later became American Telephone and Telegraph Company – or AT&T. Today, their corporate headquarters are in Dallas, … Continue reading

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Cover Artwork for “His Girl Friday”, Starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell

I have long admired the folks at The Criterion Collection, a film distribution company that specializes in restoring and re-releasing important classic and contemporary films targeted at film aficionados. They have also received lots of praise over the years for their first-class and … Continue reading

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Pen and Ink Stipple Portrait of Amy Adams

This past week I’ve noticed that people in my life are posting lots of pictures and videos of cute puppies and kittens – in an effort to get our minds off the election results. Anything to bring a much needed … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink Stipple Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

The first season of Peter Morgan’s “The Crown” premieres tonight on Netflix, and I can’t wait! Morgan wrote the film “The Queen” and the play “The Audience” – both featuring Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, and I loved both! … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink Portraits for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

Last year, I was commissioned by the Smithsonian Museum of American History to create a series of portraits for their new permanent exhibit, “American Enterprise”. A sampling of these drawings is featured above. American Enterprise chronicles the tumultuous interaction of … Continue reading

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Watercolor Portrait of Eurythmics – Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart

Back in 1985, I was commissioned by Rolling Stone Magazine to create a watercolor portrait of Eurythmics – Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart. Their fifth studio album, “Be Yourself Tonight,” was released that year to great reviews and popularity. I … Continue reading

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Portrait of Martine Rothblatt

I see that Martine Rothblatt adorns the cover of the newest issue of New York Magazine. I realize that she’s not quite a household name – yet – but she’s pretty darn fascinating and this profile is a great read. … Continue reading

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Kahlúa & Spam

Early in my career as an illustrator, I made time for personal projects…unique pieces to build my portfolio or enter competitions. I don’t often have the opportunity to work in color these days, but back in the late ’80s, I … 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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