WSJ Style Portraits of Presidents

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls So, it’s getting pretty heated out there politically. With the midterms having blessedly passed, I thought it might be fun to present some of my WSJ style portraits of presidents. I’ve created many of these, … Continue reading

Getting Presidential | Presidential Art, Part 3

For this, last in the series of presidential art, we focus on more recent times. In 2012, I had the honor of getting commissioned for a Harper’s Magazine cover. They wanted the Commander-in Chief in a close-up image, with a … Continue reading

Presidential Portrait Illustration

Presidential portrait illustration can capture a reflection of our nation as much as present an image of our President. I thought the President gave a strong speech tonight. I am hopeful that the opposition party will back him against our … Continue reading

A Cover for Harper’s

It’s been a really busy Summer! This might go a little way towards explaining why this blog has been, apparently, on vacation. In July, I was contacted by Roger Black‘s studio about doing the cover art for Harper’s September issue. … Continue reading

Political Issue, part 2

all images, copyright Kevin Sprouls So, here we are, heading into the dying days of the Bush administration. I wonder if the exiting bureaucrats will be removing the “O” keys from government keyboards. (You have to be a bit of … Continue reading

Political Issue

OOPS! (Wrong Election!!) This illustration was commissioned by The New York Daily News, on the eve of the 2004 election. In my humble opinion, this is the illustration that should have graced the world by its publication on the day … Continue reading