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I took a good chunk of June off—turning down some choice assignments in the process—as I moved my studio to a new location and grabbed some much needed time off at the beach with the kids. So alas, no June newsletter. But I'm rested, I'm up and running in the new digs, and I'm ready to get back to work. So if you have any projects, email me or give me a call. In the meanwhile, here's some recent work and updates...

Spaced Out

An illustration about writer's block. Sometimes when working on sketches for an assignment, a train of thought will jump the rails and spark an unrelated idea. This concept was based on a variation of a sketch for a Wall Street Journal illustration about low productivity among office employees who resist "going digital." While considering the idea of a transformed keyboard, the concept of a typewriter with rows of space bars rather than letters struck me as an interesting metaphor for writer's block.

Illustration of typrwriter

Dallas Morning News: Book and Ideas Festival

A front-page piece for the Dallas Morning News that ran last month, previewing the annual Dallas Book and Ideas Fair.

Book and Idea Fair artwork

Creative Quarterly 56

Creative Quarterly just announced its winners for CQ56, and I'm happy to have two illustrations make the cut. "Springtime at the Museum" was commissioned by the LA Times for the cover of its 2019 Spring Arts Preview; "Divorce" looked at cutting the final tie in a relationship that has unraveled over time.

LA Times Spring Art

More info about this illustration can be found in my March 2019 newsletter.

illustration of divorce

More info about this illustration can be found in my April 2019 newsletter.

Man, It's Hot!

Done a couple of years back for the New Yorker Magazine's blog. The subject was how hot the summer was. Little did we know it was only going to get hotter. Here in Richmond, VA, it's been so hot you could fry an... oh, never mind. This one's still one of my favorites.

New Yorker illustration

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Stock images

Stock images are now available for licensing through the ispot, a premium stock illustration licensing site. A sample: "Nurturing Growth," an image originally created for the Boston Consulting Group.

Stock image of plant and sky

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