I’m working on a 5th grade History book for BJUPRESS. The designer and I have been going back and forth trying to zero in on the style for the book’s interior illustrations. Thought it might be interesting to give a peek at the thoughts behind the book’s illustrations. Initially, I wanted to do something stylized. The […]
Here’s a sketch of Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of these United States. He is considered by many to be the least effective President. He also looks very similar to Mitt Romney, but there the similarities end. Pierce was a Democrat and Romney is of course Republican. Pierce was rash, and Mitt Romney is […]
This bearded president wanted to guard against the dishonorable drunken behavior on display at other Washington gatherings, so President Hayes and his wife kept an alcohol-free White House. He spent the money normally used for alcohol on other entertainments for his guests, but this did not prevent his Secretary of State from teasing that at […]
I hurt my back saturday and now I’m hobbling around. I’m about to go to the chiropractor, and it’s raining. All in all I feel pretty crummy so I decided to post this picture of Jimmy Carter. He began with an approval rating higher than Obama and he left office with an approval rating somewhere […]
I know. I know. Chester Arthur is a political superstar perhaps the most famous president apart from Lincoln. But here is a drawing with which to refresh your memory. He served one term. He was sworn into office after Garfield was shot by an aspiring office seeker. Arthur signed the Edmund’s law into effect which […]
A sketch and a study for a portrait I’m going to undertake of Lord Kelvin.
My Winston Churchill on the wall of Glenn to the Beck’s radio studio.
Richard Milhous Nixon