Caricature Cartoon Art Humorous Illustration
This was a recent commission in which Mom requested a superhero themed scene due to Dad's love for comics.
Surprise Dad with a personalized caricature from photos featuring his favorite hobbies and interests.
Working from photos and description, a special souvenir for all occasions, especially retirements, company promotions or farewells, anniversaries and wedding receptions. The image in the right was a birthday present to a family member referencing past anecdotes with some embellishment of the events.
Project commissioned by the Tortoise Supper Club restaurant in the River North area of Chicago. When the establishment was opened in a vintage classic era eatery, I was contacted by the owners to create 10 2'X3' caricatures, oil on canvas, of early 20th century mostly infamous, but largely influential personalities.
Pictured from left: Cap Streeter, Bet-A-Million Yates, Sally Rand, FC Dunne & Charles T Yerkes.
A brief group caricature featuring celebrities that passed away in 2019. From top to bottom, they include John Havlicek, Frank Robinson, Ric Ocasek Peter Fonda, Robert Mugabe, Doris Day, Luke Perry, Jose Jose, Peter Tork, Danny Aiello, IM Pei and Maya Angelou.
2018 Family Cartoon Illustration used for the client's customized Christmas greeting card. Photos and theme suggestions were provided for the artwork.
Gift for child's birthday. Client requested the theme based on his nephew's love for planes.
This was a sample piece sent to a client hosting their annual Basset Hound event downstate. It served as the selling point for securing my services drawing people's Basset dogs. Drawing pets is very popular both live at festivals or from photos emailed to my studio.
Cartoon used for a feature story in UIC's Gazette newspaper.
1. "A Grad's Dream" In response to Covid 19.
2. Harry & Megan join Lorde singing her song "Royals".
3. Riots sabotage George Floyd protests.
Book title: "Solver Sam"
Samples for commissioned work featuring series of short stories
This image was a non commissioned project consisting of a group caricature illustration featuring prominent celebrities we said farewell to in 2018. This studio piece was completed in ink and watercolor, my most often used style and technique,