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

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

Logos and Graphics at The WSJ

Here are some logos and graphics from my collection of non hedcut images that I produced while at my “day job” at The Wall Street Journal. I used to think it was really cool to have a salaried position with a … Continue reading

Engraved Image – Show Me The Money

This time, more on the art of currency. My work is all about detail. And, in the illustration field, there’s nothing more detailed than the engraved image. I create a lot of the Wall Street Journal hedcut portraits, for which I’m known, … Continue reading

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, WSJ Hedcut

The portrait style I developed for the Wall Street Journal, known as the WSJ hedcut, has also graced the pages of other publications, The Boston Globe for one, the Reader’s Digest for another. This image was produced while I was … 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

Illustration of a Historical Nature

I thought it might be interesting to cover a bit of history with my illustrations. I created this image of Franklin Delano Roosevelt while working at The Wall Street Journal: Also created for the Journal, this illustration of the “Big … Continue reading

Bernard Maybeck, Portrait Drawing

As I was cranking out those hedcut stipple portraits for the Wall Street Journal during the day, I was also freelancing for the Reader’s Digest. This is another portrait drawing in the series of famous architects I produced for them. … Continue reading

Portrait Illustration of Richard M. Hunt

Another in the series of major American architect portrait illustrations that I produced for Reader’s Digest, in the hallmark hedcut style I created for The Wall Street Journal. This post regards the formidable architectural talent, Richard M. Hunt. The following, … Continue reading