all images, c. Kevin Sprouls My art from The Wall Street Journal even these years after I left the paper, reaches many people. “It was once That’s becoming . WSJ Hedcut Artist Kevin Sprouls Stipple Portraits for Gallup. A Wall Street Journal Hedcut History, Part 1 There were many, many artists that came to work and became long-term contributors in You can acquire a digital image of the entire plate simply by subscribing to this blog or. Neil Gates Photography, Naperville. Stipple Type Portraits, Just Like the Wall Street Journal! The resulting image contains no lines. The technique became popular as a means of producing shaded line art illustrations The Wall Street Journal still features stippled and hatched portraits known as hedcuts in its pages .

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A Wall Street Journal Hedcut History, Part 1

There were many, many artists that came to work and became long-term contributors in the constant churning-out of stipple portraits! Did you see the link to his site? The WSJ offices were located across the street from The World Trade Center, and our building was heavily damaged when the towers collapsed.

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You made cookies, not a bag of flour. I imagine the paper owns the rights to the original stipple drawing. If this isnt a case of copy right infringment, what is? Has there ever been a claim that that this art was Cano’s original likeness of Obama? The paper’s needs keep changing, our deadlines are shorter, the quality of newsprint paper is different, but most importantly, online display of hedcuts was ultimately the biggest influencer for continuous updating of my technique.


Huffington wa,l link with a video tutorial of how the wall street journal hedcuts are made is here http: I’m really hoping he’s being ironic. I guess that since Novak and her husband have been only pasting these up on properties that they don’t own but not trying to make a buck off them then hedvut no need to credit the original photographers.

You should just be happy that I decided your work is worthy of being ripped from the web.

Miles profile14 Oct Everything is fair game until I touch it, after that you owe me. Test drive our new responsive design! What kind of value is being added here? If you’re in need hedxut this kind of illustration, refer to the list above to make sure you’re working with an authentic hedcut artist. Stippling with a Wacom just ‘doesn’t feel right. Pisses Off Stipple Artist from the brewing-legal-battle?

Gary newman16 Nov Every year, she and her husband return to a small stone cottage they built in the traditional style on an island in the Adriatic. I see you left Noli Novak off your list.

She plastered their streets with other people images signed by her and now is accusing Cano who is making a conceptual series based on the Wall Street Journal: Geekish14 Oct 1: Each hedcut takes between two to five hours, usually, to finish. Blowing up an original, small stippled drawing and believe me, the detailed originals are probably small! I wouldn’t be surprised if the WSJ hadn’t considered the matter before the Fairey suit.


I get her point, it’s gay that she’s not being personally credited, but she streeh anyway so she hasn’t got a leg to stand on. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Her Wall Street Journal work, though, along with a steady flow of freelance work, comes to life at her home, a brick building she jokingly calls the ugliest house in Riverside.

Anonymous Coward14 Oct 3: Sheinen15 Oct 5: We’ll be back with our regular posts on Becoomes. They left the much anticipated hearing that followed without heads.

Stipple Type Portraits, Just Like the Wall Street Journal! – Neil Gates Photography, Naperville

After that, illustrators began working from home. For years I used Staedtler rapidographs before their wonderful disposable, archival-quality liners hit the market.

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