Lady Liberty and Two WSJ Portraits

illustrations c. Kevin Sprouls A few months ago, I was retained to create two WSJ hedcut portraits and an illustration of the Statue of Liberty, also known as Lady Liberty. My client has the interesting name, “We are Harrington”. www.weareharrington.com  … Continue reading

Illustrations for Annual Reports

My corporate portraits are a natural fit as illustrations for Annual Reports. I have drawn many, many executives in my time, starting with my hedcut illustrations which I developed at The Wall Street Journal, up through my more recent work … Continue reading

WSJ Hedcut Portrait Illustrations

Over the past few years, I have had the pleasure of creating WSJ hedcut portrait illustrations on a larger scale for a Canadian Design firm called Squareknot. The campaign consists of a series of hedcut style portraits, created by yours … Continue reading

Stipple Portraits and the WSJ Hedcut Style

Stipple portraits called hedcuts are drawings used by the Wall Street Journal. These intriguing portraits call to mind the engraving prints of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. While they have the look of steel-cut engravings, they are not … Continue reading