Illustrating Foxygen

My Illustration work for Foxygen’s second album created some ripples! When I’m not doing the WSJ hedcut portraits that I’m most known for… I like getting into other worthy illustration assignments. A few years ago, I got involved with a … Continue reading

Portrait of a Chef | Stipple Art

  I am pleased to present a Portrait of a Chef. I know a couple of true-genius chefs. One of them is Jeremiah Tower. Today is Jeremiah’s Birthday, and I raise a glass of Reisling to him as I write. Salutations … Continue reading

WSJ Portrait Art — Walter Gropius

Another weekly look at the architect series I produced for Reader’s Digest while I was working my day job creating that WSJ portrait art which became so iconic within the pages of the Wall Street Journal. I took my time … Continue reading

Stanford White, Portrait Art

   portrait art, Kevin Sprouls   Here’s another from my Reader’s Digest gig, while I was moonlighting from doing hedcut portraits for The Wall Street Journal at my day job. Like last week’s post, we are still talking architecture here. … Continue reading

A Big Wheel of Madison Avenue Signaling Success

After my work on the Concord Watch campaign, and having left the Wall Street Journal, I was tapped for other illustration projects at Ogilvy. Ross Sutherland, among the most talented Creative Directors I have ever worked with, kept me busy … Continue reading

Leaving the Journal, Going to Madison Avenue for a Watch

Ahh, the Romance!     … that was the title of a New York Times article describing the launch of an a major ad campaign by Concord Watch Makers. My illustrations were featured in the campaign. After the Black Book … Continue reading

Illustration-Animals

I was rummaging through the stacks recently, and my eyes fell upon a couple of sketches I did a few years ago. In Art School, a professor once told us never to throw your sketches away, so I keep the … Continue reading

Holidays in Art

 all images, Kevin Sprouls Here we are again, at the beginning of the Holiday Season. Despite the onset of Winter, and the fact that we’re at the beginning of the two darkest months (tough on us “SAD” sufferers!), the celebrations and … Continue reading

Grgich – Creating a Wine Label

A while ago, I was approached by the folks at Grgich Vineyards. They wanted to honor a master vintner, Mike Grgich, by putting his image on one of their premium Reserve offerings. They provided this image of Mr. Grgich:   … Continue reading