Portraits for Carnegie Mellon

all portrait images, c. Kevin Sprouls I’ve been providing portraits for Carnegie Mellon for several years. They are commissioned by the esteemed Pittsburgh university for their Tepper School of Business. My mailbox was graced by the latest issue yesterday. Here … Continue reading

New Yorker Illustrations

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls Way back in the 1990’s, I created many Illustrations for The New Yorker magazine. After resigning my post as head illustrator at The Wall Street Journal, I was eager to stretch my wings. I worked … Continue reading

Portraits of Professions

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls It’s always interesting to create illustrations of people doing what they love — portraits of professions. One of those subjects is a good friend of mine, the voice artist, Joe Murray. Here is the portrait … Continue reading

Illustrations for Harvest-time

All images, c. Kevin Sprouls It’s that time of year again,so I present Illustrations of Harvest-time. Let’s begin with a symbol of abundance, the Cornucopia: I created this image for a Brooks Brothers print ad celebrating the Thanksgiving Holiday. I … Continue reading

Stipple Hedcut Portraits for Tepper

I have a steady gig right now, creating Stipple Hedcut Portraits for Tepper magazine. Tepper is the business school of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. www.cmu.edu/tepper/ I do the WSJ-style business portraits for the regular feature called “Nothing Ventured, Nothing … Continue reading

Portrait of a Family

all illustrations, c. Kevin Sprouls I recently took on a very challenging assignment. A high school pal of mine contacted me about creating a piece of art for him. He told me he wanted an illustration of his family that … Continue reading

Portraits for the Statue of Liberty Museum

all images, c. Kevin Sprouls Last week, the new Statue of Liberty Museum opened in New York. I was commissioned to create three oversized portraits in the WSJ hedcut style that I pioneered. The drawings were produced to be made … Continue reading

Prior to the WSJ Hedcut, Inceptive View

Long before I went to work for The Wall Street Journal, I was a student at Tyler School of Art, in Philadelphia. Prior to the WSJ Hedcut, Inceptive View was the name of a project I created for Typography class. … Continue reading