Celebrity Portraits, WSJ Style, Part 4

  illustrations, Kevin Sprouls Last Summer, I was asked by Ami Arad, the Founder & CEO of Wingtip, a posh San Francisco club, to create a series of portraits. These illustrations were to portray several major actors, be framed, and installed on … Continue reading

Celebrity Portraits, WSJ Style, Part 3

illustrations, Kevin Sprouls Last Summer, I was asked by Ami Arad, the Founder & CEO of Wingtip, a posh San Francisco club, to create a series of portraits. These illustrations were to portray several major actors, be framed, and installed on a … Continue reading

Celebrity Portraits, WSJ Style, Part 2

illustrations, Kevin Sprouls Last Summer, I was asked by Ami Arad, the Founder & CEO of Wingtip, a posh San Francisco club, to create a series of portraits. These illustrations were to portray several major actors, be framed, and installed on a … Continue reading

Celebrity Portraits, WSJ Style, Part 1

Illustrations, Kevin Sprouls Last Summer, I was asked by Ami Arad, the Founder & CEO of Wingtip, a posh San Francisco club, to create a series of portraits. These illustrations were to portray several major actors, be framed, and installed on a … Continue reading

Food, Glorious Food!

Just thought I would share a few foodie images with you. Someone in my family has a great love of food and celebrates his Birthday today, so this goes out to you, Boy-o! At my house, Artichokes Rule! We steam … 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

Conceptual Art

When I was the lead in-house illustrator at The Wall Street Journal, in the 1980’s, an emphasis evolved at the paper towards producing conceptual illustration for many of the feature articles. The New York Times had been doing this for … Continue reading

Sprouls Method — the Hedcut

  all illustrations, Kevin Sprouls All right, everyone, gather ’round! I’m going to show you all how I create those iconic portraits, in the style I introduced to the Wall Street Journal, still seen around the world today. The required … 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