William

My 10-year-old nephew gave me a sketchbook for Christmas, so I drew his portrait on the first page and gave it to him. He was so cute: He held very, very still while I was drawing, but his eyes were just about popping out of his head to watch what I was doing. After I […]

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Holiday Season

Holiday cards are often some of my favorite types of illustration projects to do. Thought I’d reach into the archives for today’s post, and put up a sketch I created for a client a few years ago. They went with another of my ideas, but I still like this thought of a global scene under […]

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Amsterdam Pride

Just returned from a trip to Amsterdam, where I was an instructor at the 10th annual Urban Sketchers symposium. Amsterdam is an amazing city; one of my personal favorites. The bicycle culture seems to have given every one of Amsterdam’s citizens a permanent mega-dose of endorphins, and they are among the nicest urbanites I’ve encountered. As […]

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Lights for Liberty

An illustration done on location of the Lights for Liberty candlelight vigil in Manhattan’s Foley Square last Friday night. The purpose of the vigil, which was held simultaneously in cities around the US, was to shed light and attention on the immigration detention policies of the current administration at the southern border of our country. […]

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Color and Form

There is nothing I love more than drawing the figure, and it is through making thousands of drawings that I began to discover my own sense of color and form. So I’m very excited to be presenting a workshop called Color and Form at the Life Drawing Symposium this June, where participants will discover, through a […]

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Creative Study Tour

Just returned from a 3 day trip to Kentucky and Tennessee, where I had the opportunity for the third year to document Professor Ryan Hargrove and his group of young artists on their Creative Study Tour. This is a drawing of Ryan engaged in intense discussion with one of them, about an hour before we […]

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