WSJ Hedcut Style portraits are great for authors and I’ve created quite a few of them for many different authors over the years.
Recently, I received an email from a client of mine announcing the publication of his new book, The Education of a Value Investor.
It got me to thinking about the various authors I have portrayed in my time.
Although there are doubtless many more (for later posts), here are a smattering of
the literary lights I have illustrated:
Edna Saint-Vincent Millay ( for Reader’s Digest )
G.K. Chesterton ( a hedcut for WSJ )
George Orwell ( another WSJ hedcut )
Matthew May is the author of THE LAWS OF SUBTRACTION: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything. He’s also written three previous, award-winning books: The Elegant Solution, In Pursuit of Elegance, and The Shibumi Strategy. This is the WSJ Hedcut style portrait he commissioned.
The Author of the new book aforementioned is Guy Spier. Guy is an investment adviser. Here is the photo I was given to work with.
And here is the result of my labors: