Illustration Assignment for Condé Nast Traveler Magazine

A few years back, I worked on some images for Condé Nast Traveler magazine. It was a combination of a portrait and a few spots. I like doing magazine work, as it puts my work out in front of a … Continue reading

Waiting for Summer — Shell Illustrations and Shore Memories

Shell illustrations are on my mind today. It’s still chilly in my North Carolina studio on this April 10th. But, I’m looking forward to the coming Season at the Jersey Shore! It is only several weeks away, and I’ll be … Continue reading

Illustrations for Wall Street — Bears and Bulls

Illustrations for Wall Street feel apropos just now, don’t you think? The bears and bulls are active and battling it out. The stock market has been very jumpy lately. I’m not a betting man, so I have very little exposure … Continue reading

More Spring Illustrations to Celebrate the Season

Things are a bit quiet here at the studio this week. People are taking time off for the Holidays again. So, I took some time to unearth a few of my Spring illustrations to celebrate the season with you… I … Continue reading

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