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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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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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Wall Street Journal Hedcuts for The Incredibles

I can’t believe it’s been 14 years since Disney/Pixar released The Incredibles! No one could possibly enjoy Pixar movies more than I do…I just love ’em! I usually try to catch them opening weekend and I’ve seen most more than … 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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Pen & Ink Portraits of George Will and Sandra Day O’Connor

I’m enjoying a fun, new (hopefully ongoing) gig this year – creating pen & ink portraits for the back page of Washington Lawyer Magazine – Art Directed by Jodi Bloom at Design Farm. My first assignment was a drawing of … Continue reading

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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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New Pen & Ink Portraits of Xi Jinping, Jack Ma and Steve Jobs

I often use this space to share hedcuts of celebrities that I’ve created for The Wall Street Journal over the years – usually coinciding with a new film opening. It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recent effort, so here are … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcut Portraits of Dwayne Johnson and Johnny Depp

A couple of heavily promoted blockbuster-hopefuls opened over the Memorial Day weekend: Baywatch and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Frankly, I have zero interest in seeing either one of ’em, but I suspect they’ll both be … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcuts of Samuel L. Jackson…and Kong

Kong: Skull Island opens in theaters today and I actually got tickets to see it over the weekend! One of its stars also happens to be one of my favorite actors – Samuel L. Jackson. I had the opportunity to create … 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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