This series of pen and ink portraits are created from quotes of the individual portrayed.  A reference image is selected and then lightly layed out in pencil.  I then research quotes, song lyrics, literary works etc from the individual which I transcribe by hand to fill in the dark areas of the image.  This whole process is hand done and these are originals not prints.  I also accept commissions in this series. If you have a specific person in mind please contact me.

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

Martin Luther King - Sold

Martin Luther King - Sold

Einstein

Einstein

Dave Matthews

Dave Matthews

Trent Reznor - Sold

Trent Reznor - Sold

Alan Ginsburg

Alan Ginsburg

Steal Your Face

Steal Your Face

Led Zeppelin - Sold

Led Zeppelin - Sold

Tom Petty - Sold

Tom Petty - Sold

Chris Cornell - Sold

Chris Cornell - Sold

Layne Staley

Layne Staley

George Washington

George Washington

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

Darth Vader - Sold

Darth Vader - Sold

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Yoda

Yoda

Ali

Ali

The Beatles - Sold

The Beatles - Sold

Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson

Prince - SOLD

Prince - SOLD

David Bowie - SOLD

David Bowie - SOLD

Bill Murray - Sold

Bill Murray - Sold

Abe Lincoln

Abe Lincoln

Edgar A. Poe

Edgar A. Poe

George Orwell

George Orwell

J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Albert Einstein - SOLD

Albert Einstein - SOLD

Johnny Cash - SOLD

Johnny Cash - SOLD

John Lennon - SOLD

John Lennon - SOLD

Harper Lee

Harper Lee

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Robert Frost - Sold

Robert Frost - Sold

Picasso

Picasso

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison

Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

Malcolm X

Malcolm X

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Elvis

Elvis

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

Shakespeare - SOLD

Shakespeare - SOLD

Tupac

Tupac

Biggie - Sold

Biggie - Sold

Fredrick Douglass

Fredrick Douglass

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

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