Portrait of Jack Black and a Masked Man

illustrations c. Kevin Sprouls Recently, a client of mine suggested I do a portrait of the actor, Jack Black, in the hedcut style that I pioneered for The Wall Street Journal. I’m always on the look-out for interesting characters to … Continue reading

Illustrations of Animals

All Images, c. Kevin Sprouls This time, I present Illustrations of Animals, a collection of furry and feathered creatures. The first batch is from my days as Head Illustrator for The Wall Street Journal. For the most part, it was … Continue reading

Architectural Illustration

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls This time, I offer a few architectural illustrations I’ve created over the years. Drawing architecture takes effort and attention to detail. I’m good at that, so I enjoy the pursuit. Let’s start with an image … Continue reading

Wine Illustration

All Images, c. Kevin Sprouls Wine Illustrations are good fun, like the enjoyment of a favorite vintage. I’ve done quite a lot of work in support of the vintner’s enterprise. Let’s dive in: Here is a sketch for a wine … Continue reading

Magazine Illustrations, Part 1

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls This week, a survey of some of my magazine illustrations. I like for my work to appear in popular magazines, because I know I’ll get a large audience to view my illustrations. In this post, … Continue reading

Early Illustrations, Part 3

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls This will be the last in my Early Illustration series. All of this art was created during my time at Tyler School of Art. Tyler gave me a good start in my illustration career. It … Continue reading

Architectural Illustration

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls This week, I’ll concentrate on architechtural illustration. I’ve always been captivated by architecture. In grade school, I learned how there were three types of classical columns: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. It appealed to my young … Continue reading

Illustrations for Reader’s Digest

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls Here are more illustrations for Reader’s Digest that I created during the years I was holding down my day job at The Wall Street Journal. If memory serves me well, I believe the folks at … Continue reading

Illustrations for Reader’s Digest

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls   While I was working at my day job at The Wall Street Journal, I frequently gigged out, doing Illustrations for Reader’s Digest. While much of my work for RD involved generating illustrations from photographic … Continue reading

Classic WSJ Hedcut Illustrations

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls As I rifled through my tattered portfolio case today, looking for an envelope that would make it to Saudi Arabia, I came upon a suitable candidate. It had a cache of Classic WSJ Hedcut Illustrations … Continue reading