Perhaps you have heard the ad campaign for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, “What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas?” It is widely considered to be one of the most successful branding efforts in advertising history. Vegas Seven Magazine Magazine asked me to illustrate their interesting article that poses the question, ”What Happens […]
Here is a political spot I was assigned to illustrate for The Capitol Magazine. Illustrate a couple of politicians as panhandlers? How can I resist? (If you are inclined to read the article that my illustration accompanied just click here.)
The Las Vegas Weekly advises “Let’s forget the epic suckage of 2009; here are 36 reasons you should give next year a chance…” This is the first time I have gotten a chance to paint Barry Manilow—hIave to say, he and that nose made the job fun. Having a cover illustration is a very nice […]
This was a double page spread for The Las Vegas Weekly’s “Who Wants to be our Governor?” article in the October 1-7, 2009 issue. I had fun with this parody as I was asked to draw seven different faces, including Jim Gibbons and Oscar Goodman.
This Illustration for the Las Vegas Weekly comes in response to the city’s desire to build and promote a museum in honor of the mob’s history in Las Vegas. The theory being: if a Mob Museum is acceptable, then why not a museum of Celebrity Misbehavior? A result of this line of thinking concludes with […]
Apparently, President Obama declined a meeting with the Governor of Nevada (Jim Gibbons) during his trip to Las Vegas on May 26th. In response, the Las Vegas Weekly contacted me to illustrate this “snub” by contrasting his cozy relationship with Senator Harry Reid to his indifference to the seemingly powerless Governor.
Here are some illustrations of an Anthropomorphised Abraham Lincoln Penny, engaging in some gallows humor for the Las Vegas Weekly. These spots are for a cover story titled, “Recession Survival Guide—Our penny-pinching, fast money, feel better roundup of ways to beat this thing.” For my money, it is hard to beat an illustration of Abraham […]
I painted this illustration for the Las Vegas Weekly for an article titled “(Getting Dirty) Ask Not What Your State Can Do For You… Las Vegas Weekly proposes extending the $5 sex-act tax.” It is an extraordinary story about a proposed bill that would tax prostitution at $5 per “session” in Nevada. This illustration was complicated by […]