ASK SMITHSONIAN

A few weeks ago I received a call to do an illustration for the Smithsonian magazine – featured in the “Ask Smithsonian” column. It’s a monthly column on the last page of the issue, and my illustration for the November “Q” column asks the ...

LEGO!

A few years back I had the pleasure of working with Matthew McNerney and RAA to design dioramas for the Lego museum that just opened in Denmark. I’ve created reportage illustrations in some of the worlds most exciting cities, but to create reportag ...

CHICAGO BOOTH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS PORTRAIT SERIES

Earlier this summer I was asked to create a series of portraits of Nobel laureates and key figures that are a part of the past and present Chicago Booth School of Business. It was an honor to be asked and I’m really happy with how the series came ...

AN UNOFFICIAL TREE HUGGER

I watched as the trucks arrived and the crew set up for the day. Having no idea how long it takes to dismantle and drop a 70 foot tall maple tree, I set up surveillance to track the progress. Spys were keeping me informed and the sounds of “The Ch ...

THE VIETNAM WAR

It’s been a very busy summer and I haven’t really had time to post, but now that I a few projects have been completed, I’d love to share one that has just been released. Back in July I was contacted by Atlantic Re:think, the marketing division ...

Urban Sketchers

“At the Urban Immersion Workshop that was taught by Urban Sketchers faculty Veronica Lawlor, participants saw the Surface and Mental Canvas in action.” Urban Sketchers Announces Microsoft Surface + Mental Canvas as Sponsors for 2017 Sympo ...

THE SCOTTISH PLAY

Last night I attended the panoramic performance of “the Scottish play”, Macbeth, put on by the New York Classical Theatre. They are giving free outdoor performances in Battery Park every evening at 7 pm through August 20th. (One of the perks of s ...

The Holidays are Upon Us

Season’s Greetings for those who know why summer is no time to get get lazy. As beach goers are bathing in the sun, plans are being finalized for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, and Valentines Day. As you are plotting your cour ...

Location Drawing with Veronica Lawlor – the Artists Association of Nantucket

Learn to draw on location and capture life with Veronica and the Artists Association of Nantucket on Thursday & Friday, September 14 & 15. Click here for more info! ...

CREATIVE STUDY TOUR – DAY 2

As I detailed in a previous post, (HERE) I recently had the distinctly unique opportunity to document a group of students from the University of Kentucky as they embarked on a  two day “creative study tour” with their professor, Dr. Ryan Hargrov ...

WORK BEGETS WORK

Sitting on a table, adjacent to my drawing board, is a small tome of little consequence to the outside world. Thus far only a few copies exist. As I have written and posted about on One Drawing a Day over the past few years I have been documenting ...

MENTAL CANVAS SURFACE TOUR

At the end of May, I had the incredible opportunity to do live drawings in Mental Canvas on the Surface Studio at the Microsoft launch events in Shanghai and Tokyo. It was a whirlwind tour, but action packed! I was there with Panos Panay and the Surf ...

MACY*S PRIDE MONTH

I was commissioned to create the rainbow background that is currently being used for all of Macy*s Pride Month promotional materials. This was one of those jobs that was bigger than the job. I support LGBTQ rights and can’t really understand h ...

CREATIVE STUDY TOUR – DAY 1

A few months ago, I received an email from Professor Ryan Hargrove, of the University of Kentucky. He teaches a course called Living on the Right Side of the Brain, that “challenges students to explore their creative thinking process through the fr ...

Pink Elephants

For the past decade or so I have been working a collection of drawings that have developed into their own project. Slowly, each drawing piles up and gives shape to the next. In the course of that time one small set of those drawings emerged as a ...
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