Liquor Illustrations – The Art of Illustrating Spirits

Staying with the topic of Spirits from my previous post, I would like to share some more liquor Illustrations with you. Seagram’s Crown Royal Liquor Illustration I also was called on to do an illustration for Seagram’s well-known whiskey, Crown Royal. This … Continue reading

Information Graphic Illustrations for PNC Bank

For several years, I’ve created information graphic illustrations for a series of mailers by PNC Bank. Presently, the project is Art Directed by Joanne Schommer at Merkle, the marketing agency. Latest PNC Information Graphic Illustrations Each pamphlet usually includes three … Continue reading

Tee-Shirt Designs | Illustrations for Tee-Shirts, Part 3

This will be the last post on tee-shirt designs for now. Here are some more of my illustrations that made it onto the cloth. Shaker Funiture Tee-Shirt Designs There is a carpenter named Tony Garcia who specializes in converting old barn … Continue reading

Forging Ahead as a Freelance Illustrator

How I set out to become a freelance illustrator. When I quit my day job as Head Illustrator at The Wall Street Journal, I was anxious to continue my artistic efforts on my own terms. Although I originated the iconic … Continue reading

Some Outside Magazine Cooking Illustrations

A few years ago, I was hired to create a few spots for Outside magazine cooking illustrations. The article to be illustrated was all about outdoor cooking. Meat Illustration is Challenging The most challenging aspect of this assignment was the … Continue reading

Martha Stewart Illustrations | Christmas Pictures

Christmas in Pictures and Some Martha Stewart Illustrations A Holiday Card From the Sprouls to You My wife and me in a Holiday card, Rocking in the Season. Martha Stewart Illustrations from Christmas’s Past. I’ve done a lot of “How-to” … Continue reading

More Illustrations for Rodale Press

  Just a quick post with more spot illustrations for Rodale Press I did with Art Director Chris Gangi. These simple drawings were published in Rodale’s Organic Life magazine last January. Here is how the process played out: I received … Continue reading

A Few Illustrations for Rodale Press

The Art Director Chris Gangi and I go way back. He first assigned illustration work to me back in the Nineties when he was at Garden Design magazine. More recently, Chris was A/D at Rodale Press. I created these spot … Continue reading

Fashion Illustrations and Sketches for Esquire

Over the years, I’ve worked on fashion illustrations for several issues of Esquire Magazine. I enjoy doing magazine work, as I always find a broad audience of interested and new viewers. Fashion Sketches To begin, here are a few fashion sketches I … Continue reading

Illustrations Taking Flight | Art takes to the air

This is the time of year for Airshows and for illustrations taking flight. A couple of weeks ago, it was Atlantic City. The New York Airshow wrapped up yesterday. My blog post today is dedicated to the art of taking … Continue reading