Syl & Vern Print

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I had a wood block sitting around that I had pulled a couple of proofs from years ago of brother and sister Sphynx cats named Syl and Vern. I had used an 11″ x 14″ block of pine that was … Read More

Edward Carey

It’s Edward Carey today because he has a piece in the ‘on-line’ New York Times book review section titled ‘Drawing Inspiration’ in which he opens with the name William Makepeace Thackery. First off WMT’s parents in 1811 decide to give … Read More

John Chilton

John Chilton’s obit (1933-2016) was in the New York Times today, an English trumpet player and writer / biographer. He died on February 25. The obituary that the Guardian put up was much better and the link is below. In … Read More

Jay Adams

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I’m posting a drawing today that I did of Jay Adams when he passed away two years ago of a heart attack. The thing that struck me was the starkly different images of him when he was a California blonde … Read More

Ramon Castro

The New York Times reports that the Associate Press reports that the Communist’s Party newspaper Granma reports that Ramon Castro passed away in the past day or two. In searching on images of the man he seemed like “a rather … Read More

Tim Cook

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Tim Cook under pressure from the FBI to provide a backdoor past the encryption of the phone used by one of the shooters in the recent San Bernardino attack.  “At stake is the data security of hundreds of millions of … Read More

Alvin Lee

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The late Alvin Lee. Ten Years After. Done in ball point pen with pencil crayon highlights. …dh

Van Cliburn

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Van Cliburn was a 23 year old American pianist who won the first International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1958. The drawing is a caricature I did using a ballpoint pen. …dh

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