Conceptual Illustrations for The WSJ

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls A long time ago, when The Wall Street Journal was printed only in black and white, I was asked to provide conceptual illustrations for The WSJ, in a large format. This was a departure from … Continue reading

More The Art of Demotivation

I suppose it was an obvious choice: The parody-masters at Despair, Inc. approached me, the creator of the WSJ hedcut portrait style, to work on their wickedly funny book, “The Art of Demotivation”. For me, the funniest part of the … Continue reading

The Art of Demotivation, Revisited

The folks at Despair, Inc. approached me with the idea for a book: A parody of those Capitalist/Corporate handbooks that proliferate in our modern era (I think of it as The Gilded Age, v.2). They thought it might be funny … Continue reading