Tag Archives: Portrait

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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World Cup Final

The 2014 World Cup has finally come to an end, so congrats to Germany! Let’s all exhale collectively now that it’s over, and turn our attentions back to what’s really important…my illustration work. Back in 1993, I created a series … 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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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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