More Famed Faces — Hedcut Portrait Illustrations

Hedcut Portrait Illustrations – Famous People of Business and Science Here are a few more hedcut portrait illustrations. Stipple drawings in the distinctive Wall Street Journal ‘hedcut’ style that I pioneered many moons ago… A portrait of Madam C. J. … Continue reading

Illustrated Historical Figures — Drawing Famous People

It is always a pleasure to illustrate famous historical figures. Usually, I look into the story behind the person, to help me in expressing the personality behind the pose. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed working on a number of these … 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

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

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

Presidential Portraits – Getting Presidential at the WSJ, Part 2

  More presidential portraits from the Wall Street Journal collection at my studio. In this installment, I have also included a couple of illustrations that I created for other clients, in my “moonlighting” mode! Stipple portrait of P.W. Botha, the truculent … Continue reading

Presidential Illustration at the WSJ, Part 1

Well, it’s Silly Season in the USA. I thought it a good idea to dig out some presidential illustration favorites from the Wall Street Journal Archive of hedcut style drawings at my studio. With all that beautiful money flowing into … 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