Workman Press Book Illustration

I owe Workman Press something of an apology. Regretfully, I made an error a few posts back. I mistakenly attributed a book to Quirk Publishing! The book in question is actually an offering from Workman Publishing. I worked with Art … Continue reading

Making Illustrations for Tee-Shirts

Making illustrations for tee-shirts is nothing new at Kevin Sprouls Illustration. Over the years, I’ve created many illustrations that were destined for printing on Tee-shirts. It’s fun to know your work will be sported around town on someone’s back (or … Continue reading

Creating the Large Hedcut Portrait in the WSJ Portrait Style

Aside from producing the well-known WSJ hedcut style portraits, I am sometimes called on to create a large hedcut portrait; the same style portraits in a large format. This is a nice change of pace and is gratifying because I know the … Continue reading

WSJ Hedcut Artist Kevin Sprouls Stipple Portraits for Gallup

I just shipped a fresh portrait illustration to Gallup, Inc. the polling organization. I have produced many pieces of art for this venerable institution over the last few years. I’m always glad to be hired by a client with historical … Continue reading

Vineyard Illustration | WSJ Portrait from the Vineyard

Vineyard Illustration for Discerning Clients Stemming from my work in creating the WSJ Portrait style, aka the Hedcut, opportunities arise from discerning clients. These are people who appreciate the refined, engraved look of these illustrations. Here are a few of … Continue reading

Honoring Colleagues with Employee Portraits

Employee portraits can boost company morale and prestige.   On my desk right now is a portrait drawing I’m working on for a Canadian company called Loyalty One. They have had a running campaign for several years in which valued … Continue reading

More of My Worth Magazine Illustrations

For several years now, I have been illustrating various financial advisors for the pages of Worth Magazine. Today I present some more of my Worth Magazine illustrations. This publication is now up over 40 volumes to date. The assignment is … Continue reading

Currency Illustration for Imaginary Money

Currency Illustration is the next best thing to printing your own money Fantasy Currency Illustration Several summers ago, I was contracted to develop a detailed design for a start-up Tequila brand. The client wanted to produce custom, erzatz money to be used in … Continue reading

Automotive Illustration – The Art of the Automobile

I’m happy to present this post of automotive illustration, as it covers a lot of ground regarding my Illustrations, from distant past to recent times. The focus here is the Art of the Automobile. (Trucks, too!) Where to begin?… Mercedes … Continue reading

Beer Aficionado Portrait in the WSJ Stipple Style

In a happy turn of events, this week I have a Beer Aficionado portrait done in the Wall Street Journal ‘Hedcut” stipple art style to share with you. I received a communique a couple of weeks ago from a colorful man … Continue reading