WSJ Images, Beyond the Hedcut, Part 1

I have a pretty good collection of stuff that I produced while at the Wall Street Journal. Aside from the straight portrait, or “hedcut” WSJ images, the paper ran a lot of illustrated common interest stories featuring various characters. What … Continue reading

Improving on an Image— Christmas Truce

By now, you have likely heard that this is the famous 100th Anniversary of the Christmas Truce of World War 1. But, did you know, that there was a precedent for this important event in human affairs that occurred 50 … Continue reading

Variations on the WSJ Hedcut

  There are many variations on the WSJ Hedcut possible. Among these, there are lots of crop treatment options available. These variations keep the creation of the Wall Street Journal stipple portraits I originated for the paper fresh and timeless. In this post, … Continue reading

Stipple Spot Illustration | Medical and Historical

This week, I went way back into the vaults to find a series of drawings I created for a pharmaceutical company’s newsletter as a stipple spot illustration series. I produced these back in the late ’80’s or early ’90’s, after … Continue reading

WSJ Hedcut Portrait Illustrations

Over the past few years, I have had the pleasure of creating WSJ hedcut portrait illustrations on a larger scale for a Canadian Design firm called Squareknot. The campaign consists of a series of hedcut style portraits, created by yours … Continue reading