Portraits for Whiskey Maker Buffalo Trace

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls Several years ago, I was hired by the whiskey maker Buffalo Trace www.buffalotracedistillery.com/legendary-people/blanton.html to create portraits of their founders. It was fun to take historical photos and translate them into the graphic, hedcut style that I … Continue reading

A New Logo in Currency Design

  all images,  c. Kevin Sprouls   A couple of months ago, I was called on to create a new logo in currency design style. I’ve done a lot of currency design illustrations over the years. It’s highly-detailed and exacting … Continue reading

A Large Advertising Project – MinuteMaid

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls Several years ago, I got an assignment to create a large illustration for MinuteMaid, the orange juice company. The agency, in Chicago, needed a supermarket display to promote the company’s product. The Art Director was … Continue reading

More New Yorker Illustrations

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls   This is likely the last of my New Yorker Illustrations series. I had a wonderful couple of years working for my favorite magazine, and created some of my best work for them. We’ll start … Continue reading

Portraits for Carnegie Mellon

all portrait images, c. Kevin Sprouls I’ve been providing portraits for Carnegie Mellon for several years. They are commissioned by the esteemed Pittsburgh university for their Tepper School of Business. My mailbox was graced by the latest issue yesterday. Here … Continue reading

New Yorker Illustrations

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls Way back in the 1990’s, I created many Illustrations for The New Yorker magazine. After resigning my post as head illustrator at The Wall Street Journal, I was eager to stretch my wings. I worked … Continue reading

Wine Illustration

All Images, c. Kevin Sprouls Wine Illustrations are good fun, like the enjoyment of a favorite vintage. I’ve done quite a lot of work in support of the vintner’s enterprise. Let’s dive in: Here is a sketch for a wine … Continue reading

Portraits of Professions

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls It’s always interesting to create illustrations of people doing what they love — portraits of professions. One of those subjects is a good friend of mine, the voice artist, Joe Murray. Here is the portrait … Continue reading