Fourth Author Portrait: Cormac McCarthy

Portrait of Cormac McCarthy7x5 watercolor, watercolor pencil Author of The Road, a dystopian novel of a father and young son attempting to survive a grueling trek through America after a global environmental disaster has reduced many humans to the basest and brutal...

Black Lives Matter: Justice for George Floyd

This is a 5×7 portrait in watercolor of a human being. His name is George Floyd. Since I was fifteen (now sixty-six years older) I’ve dedicated my entire creative life towards social justice. I haven’t always succeeded. Every portrait I’ve ever...

3rd Author Portrait: Margaret Atwood

  5 x 7 inches (12.7 cm x 17.78 cm) watercolor painting over graphite drawing I referenced Alasdair McLellan’s portrait photo and painted behind Atwood’s image a handmaid similar to those in the Hulu series. As I’m writing my memoir, I’m...

First Author Portrait: Neil Gaiman

5 x 7 inches (12.7 cm x 17.78 cm)graphite and ink wash drawing My wife and fellow artist Karen Warwick got me Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book for Christmas — AND the graphic novel adaptations by various superb artists about the child who grows into young...

2nd Author Portrait: Virginia Woolf

5 x 7 inches (12.7 cm x 17.78 cm)continuous line drawing in graphite pencil on paper The second book I read this year was Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway. It’s about a day in the life of several characters in post-World War I England, revolving around one woman’s...