Recent History in Art by Kevin Sprouls, WSJ Portrait Artist

This time I share recent history in art with a few portraits of characters who have colored the 20th Century… I discovered the music of Ottorino Respighi several years ago. His “Pines of Rome”, and “Fountains of Rome” were resonant to me, having … Continue reading

Presidential Portraits – Getting Presidential at the WSJ, Part 2

  More presidential portraits from the Wall Street Journal collection at my studio. In this installment, I have also included a couple of illustrations that I created for other clients, in my “moonlighting” mode! Stipple portrait of P.W. Botha, the truculent … Continue reading

Presidential Illustration at the WSJ, Part 1

Well, it’s Silly Season in the USA. I thought it a good idea to dig out some presidential illustration favorites from the Wall Street Journal Archive of hedcut style drawings at my studio. With all that beautiful money flowing into … Continue reading

Spot Illustrations for Texas Monthly

My work appears in the form of some spot illustrations for this month’s issue of Texas Monthly. As I’ve mentioned previously, magazine work appeals to me for the publicity it signifies — I like my illustrations to be seen. These … Continue reading