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

Packaging Illustration | The Way We Were

Packaging illustration can be easily overlooked. When it is at it’s best, you don’t really recognize that you have noticed it. It is everywhere though. Even artists use art for packaging. At least the smart ones do. In the days … Continue reading

American Airlines Illustration

Shortly after I left my day job at WSJ, having established the hallmark hedcut portrait style at the newspaper, I was hired for a good bit of work on American Airlines illustration. As I recall, it started with a simple, b&w … Continue reading

Advertising Illustration – Takes on Crown Royal

Advertising illustration always provides a challenge of one kind or another. A while back, I was contacted by Grey Advertising, in Canada. They were working for the big distilling and beverage group, Diageo. Grey was putting together a Father’s Day campaign featuring … Continue reading