Author Portraits in the WSJ Hedcut Style

WSJ Hedcut Style portraits are great for authors and I’ve created quite a few of them for many different authors over the years. Recently, I received an email from a client of mine announcing the publication of his new book, The … Continue reading

Kevin Sprouls creates WSJ Hedcut images for Playboy

A few years ago, Playboy Magazine commissioned a small raft of illustrations from me. Among them were a few choice Characters of celebre-majeur caliber. I like magazine work very much, as it gets my work out in front of lots … Continue reading

WSJ Portrait Art — Walter Gropius

Another weekly look at the architect series I produced for Reader’s Digest while I was working my day job creating that WSJ portrait art which became so iconic within the pages of the Wall Street Journal. I took my time … Continue reading

Floral Illustration at The Wall Street Journal

I played hooky this weekend. I was supposed to be indoors creating those Wall Street Journal type illustrations, but, instead, found myself reclaiming garden spaces from the rapacious wisteria, hacking back the pre-emergent lilac, and pruning major dead-wood from our … Continue reading