Illustrated Maps

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls In my long career, I’ve often enjoyed creating illustrated maps for various clients. Map-making is cool because it incorporates graphical information with pictorial represention and typography. I rather like hand-lettering, so cartography is a perfect … Continue reading

Hand Drawn Color Maps

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls Over the years, I’ve created many hand drawn color maps. This collection was produced using mixed media. The colors involve a mixture of watercolor, colored pencils and white gouache paint. My trademark pen and ink … Continue reading

WSJ Hedcuts, Kevin Sprouls ads, part 1

So, Let’s see where those pen and pencil illustrations went into service… Here, I’m presenting a double-page ad spread appearing in the Illustration and Photography directory, The Workbook. After leaving my post at the Wall Street Journal, I had to … Continue reading

Making Maps, part 2

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls People are seemingly fascinated with maps. I suppose it only takes curiosity, wanting to know where one’s going. The prospect brightens if the lay of the land is attractively presented. There is an admirable amount … Continue reading