Illustrations of Man and Machine

Illustrations of man and machine intrigue me. I always find it interesting to combine the rather fragile human form with the hard reality of built objects. It provides an interesting contrast for the mind and eye to consider. The juxtaposition | Illustrations of … Continue reading

One More Book Illustration Project – With Hedcuts!

I have to confess that I love a good book illustration project. I almost forgot this one… but ran across this little gem the other day while reaching for my favorite beach read… Another tongue-in-cheek publication from Quirk Books, from … Continue reading

Sports Illustration | Illustrating the Sports World

Here are some highlights of my sports illustration collection. I’ve been asked to create graphic illustrations of sports figures many times, so this is a very small sampling of this work. Baseball Sports Illustration “Play Ball!” Yes, it’s Baseball Season … Continue reading

Eclectic Logo Designs | Logo Creation Part 3

In this last of the logo creation series post, I’ll conclude with some eclectic logo designs I’ve produced over the years. Street Lamppost Illustration Logo I created this lamp-post illustration as a brand identity logo for my hometown, Rutherford, NJ. … Continue reading

Fashionable Illustration for an Upscale San Francisco Brand

Fashionable illustration is a glove-like fit for my signature illustration style. I always enjoy the opportunity to work with upscale source material. A few years ago, I was commissioned to create a series of celebrity portraits for my client, Ami Arad, … 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

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

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

Sketch Collection: Conceptual, Metaphorical, & How To Illustration

Another dip into the large sketch collection from various illustration projects, in the Kevin Sprouls Sketch Folder. Because my teacher told me to save them!   This time, I’ve got samplings which fall into three categories: Conceptual Illustration, How-to, and Metaphorical … Continue reading