Early Illustrations

all illustrations, c. Kevin Sprouls This week, I’m featuring three of my early illustrations. These were created when I was a student at Tyler School of Art, an arm of Temple University in Philadelphia. While I was at Tyler, I … Continue reading

Architectural Illustration

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls This week, I’ll concentrate on architechtural illustration. I’ve always been captivated by architecture. In grade school, I learned how there were three types of classical columns: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. It appealed to my young … Continue reading

More Illustrations for Reader’s Digest

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls This week, more illustrations for Reader’s Digest. Back in the years I was on staff at The Wall Street Journal, I often did side jobs for various clients. One of my steady clients was The … Continue reading

Illustrations for Reader’s Digest

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls Here are more illustrations for Reader’s Digest that I created during the years I was holding down my day job at The Wall Street Journal. If memory serves me well, I believe the folks at … Continue reading

Illustrations for Reader’s Digest

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls   While I was working at my day job at The Wall Street Journal, I frequently gigged out, doing Illustrations for Reader’s Digest. While much of my work for RD involved generating illustrations from photographic … Continue reading

Illustrations for Harvest-time

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls It’s that time of year again,so I present Illustrations of Harvest-time. Let’s begin with a symbol of abundance, the Cornucopia: I created this image for a Brooks Brothers print ad celebrating the Thanksgiving Holiday. I … Continue reading

Illustrating the Horse

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls This week, I share with you my efforts at Illustrating the Horse. I’ll be moving soon to Tryon, NC. It’s a location renowned for its Equestrian Center and many equine events and active horse enthusiasts. … Continue reading

Color Portraits at WSJ

Illustrations, c. Kevin Sprouls While in my position as Senior Illustrator at the WSJ, I decided to branch out and create some Portraits in Color. This was a foray into a more complete palette, utilizing the same pen-and-ink technique we … Continue reading

Stipple Hedcut Portraits for Tepper

I have a steady gig right now, creating Stipple Hedcut Portraits for Tepper magazine. Tepper is the business school of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. www.cmu.edu/tepper/ I do the WSJ-style business portraits for the regular feature called “Nothing Ventured, Nothing … Continue reading