Tag Archives: Pen and Ink

Happy Earth Day

Back in the late nineties, when times were a bit lean for many of us illustrators, I spent some of my “free” time beefing up my portfolio with new images – hoping to broaden my range a bit. Although I … Continue reading

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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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Pen & Ink Stipple Portrait of Michael J. Fox

“The Michael J. Fox Show” premieres tomorrow night on NBC. Guess I’ll have to record it…Thursday is my bowling night! Twenty-five years ago, I was commissioned to create a portrait of Fox for Universal Studios. I honestly don’t recall what … 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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Pen & Ink Stipple Portraits for “Feed the Pig” Campaign

This summer I had a blast working on a new project with the creative folks at KSB+Partners. I created pen & ink stipple portraits to be featured in five new ads – billboards, bus benches and print – for a … Continue reading

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Creating “The Mexican” with Gore Verbinski

Gore Verbinski’s┬áThe Lone Ranger starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer opens nationwide today. It sure could be fun. I like the cast… Back in 2000 I had a unique opportunity to work with Verbinski on his second directorial effort, The … 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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