Illustrations for Spring

Finally, It’s Spring! In honor of the newborn season, I present a handful of illustrations for spring; drawings to celebrate the Vernal Equinox… Out like a lamb, perhaps, but March has been a very turbulent month, with Nor’Easters, tornadoes, snow, … Continue reading

Illustrations in Honor of Saint Patrick’s Day

I have spent a considerable amount of time in Ireland over the years. It’s a truly charming place with lots of spirited people. This post features a few illustrations in honor of Saint Patrick’s day, that were Irish-inspired. Of course, there … Continue reading

Creating Historical Portraits for a Distiller’s Website

This week’s art[icle] is about how I found myself creating another round of historical portraits for a distiller’s website. A few weeks ago on this blog, I shared some WSJ hedcut style images that I had made for Buffalo Trace, the whiskey … Continue reading

Architectural & Character Illustrations for National Geographic

In this post, I’ll share with you an assignment I worked on providing illustrations for National Geographic. It was an interesting project that combined architectural and animal character illustration. I had fun with it. An Architectural Illustration for National Geographic The … Continue reading

Product Illustrations for Shoe-Town

When I left my steady job at the WSJ and started freelancing full-time, I did a few product illustrations for Shoe-Town, a chain of stores mainly selling shoes. Drawing for the field of product illustration demands a lot of attention … Continue reading

Historical Portraits in the WSJ Hedcut Style

  Right now, I’m working on some historical portraits in the WSJ Hedcut Style for a design firm called Cornett.  I’m drawing this group of four portraits for a distillery company called Buffalo Trace. Perhaps you’ve heard of them. I’m … Continue reading

Illustrating Shakespeare | A Portrait of the Bard

Illustrating Shakespeare is something no serious artist would take lightly. Such a man demands that you employ all of your skill to capture him properly. Illustrating Shakespeare | An Early Hedcut Portrait of the Bard Way back, when I was … Continue reading

Architectural Illustration and a Holiday Interior Illustration

Architectural illustration often presents me with unique and enjoyable challenges. Architectural Illustration – Home Insurance Company of New York Building Years ago, I was commissioned to create an illustration for an insurance company’s Holiday Greeting card. The Home Insurance Company … Continue reading