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My Very First Hedcut for The Wall Street Journal

The iconic hedcut portraits for The Wall Street Journal were created by fellow illustrator Kevin Sprouls back in the late ’70s. I always thought they were really neat – very much like the etching style used on currency, but incorporating … Continue reading

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Pen & Ink Stipple Portrait of Vladimir Putin

I tend to have #MSNBC or #CNN on in the background while I’m working in my studio much of the time. I can be a political junkie, and I’m getting a kick out of the Republican’s Presidential nomination proceedings these … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcut of Ricky Gervais

#RickyGervais is hosting the 69th annual #GoldenGlobeAwards tomorrow night (January 15th). I’m a pretty big fan of his – I enjoyed his off-color stuff from last year’s show, and I’m looking forward to whatever he throws at us this time … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Hedcut of Guy Fawkes

Back in 2006, I created a #WallStreetJournal hedcut of Hugo Weaving from the film #VforVendetta. In the movie, his character wears a mask of Guy Fawkes – the famed English conspirator who led a plot to blow up the Houses … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcuts of Daniel Radcliffe: Part 4

#HarryPotterandtheGobletofFire opened for the holidays in 2005. I was just putting the finishing touches (dots?) on my portrait of #DanielRadcliffe when I received a “stop the presses” call from Joe Morgenstern – #TheWallStreetJournal’s film critic. He had just screened “Walk … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcuts of Daniel Radcliffe: Part3

#HarryPotterandthePrisonerofAzkaban opened in the summer of ’04. The Wall Street Journal’s film critic, Joe Morgenstern seemed to really appreciate the 3rd movie’s new director #AlfonsoCuaron bringing a fresh energy to the franchise (and that was true of many of Joe’s … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcuts of Daniel Radcliffe: Part 2

Exactly one year after launching the #HarryPotter films with “Sorcerer’s Stone”, Warner Bros. released the second movie – #HarryPotterandtheChamberofSecrets on Nov. 15, 2002. This was a particularly fun (challenging?) portrait to create because #DanielRadcliffe seemed to have some kind of … Continue reading

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WSJ Hedcuts of Daniel Radcliffe: Part 1

#HarryPotterandtheDeathlyHallowsPart2 opens next week – the final film in the popular series. I have created 6 different hedcuts of #DanielRadcliffe over the years for the Wall Street Journal, starting with the first film “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in … Continue reading

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Momma Grizzly Bare

DO NOT OPEN AT WORK #SarahPalin came by my studio the other day (part of her official bus tour across America)  to sit for her official Wall Street Journal stipple portrait (hedcut). She couldn’t have been more pleasant, but had … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal hedcut of Patrick Stewart

The very first Wall Street Journal hedcut I ever created for Joe Morgenstern’s weekly film review column was of #PatrickStewart as Professor Charles Xavier for the first “X-Men” film in 2000. I won’t burn your eyes with that first horrible … Continue reading

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