Classic Rock Sketch Series

Sketch o’the Week- Tom Petty!

October 4th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

I was sad to hear of the sudden death of Tom Petty this past Monday. He was one of those rockers who had a bigger impact on music than you think at first glance. When I heard he had passed away I initially thought “that’s too bad” but I didn’t consider myself much of a fan. Then I got thinking about his music and how much of it I really liked. He was one of the early major players on Mtv back when Mtv actually played music videos. “Damn the Torpedoes” was one of the biggest albums of the early 80’s. He ghad hit after… READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Frank Zappa!

September 27th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Back to one for my “Classic Rock Sketch” series, this week’s subject is the late, great satirical rocker Frank Zappa! You can purchase the original in my Studio Store. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- “Little Richard” Penniman!

September 6th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

This week’s Sketch o’the Week is another classic rock subject- Richard Penniman aka Little Richard! READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Geddy Lee!

August 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Have to post a flashback SotW this week as I am crushed under deadlines right now, so here’s RUSH frontman Geddy Lee. This one appeared in my book The Mad Art of Caricature, originally done in pencil but with digital washes added for publication. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Bob Dylan!

July 26th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

This caricature of folkie legend Bob Dylan was based on an illustration I did of him for Minnesota Monthly magazine a few years back. The original is available in the Studio Store. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Roger Waters!

June 7th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Revised and tightened up sketch of Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters. Original available in the Studio Store. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Sid Vicious!

May 31st, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Back to our classic rock series- this week is Sex Pistols punk legend Sid Vicious. As always, the original is available in the Studio Store. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Adele!

May 10th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

I don’t think the marvelous Adele qualifies as an example of “Classic Rock” quite yet, but I’m including this older sketch in that series just because she is a modern classic. Original available in the Studio Store. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Flea!

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

I did this sketch of Red Hot Chili Pepper’s bassist Flea a few years ago, actually. I ran across it yesterday and did a little touching up on it, thinking it would be a good addition to my rock sketch series. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Alice Cooper!

April 19th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Welcome to my Nightmare! This week’s sketch subject is legendary hard rock showman Alice Cooper. As always the original is available in The Studio Store. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Eric Clapton!

April 12th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Back to my “Classic Rock” series of caricature sketches… this week is legendary guitartist, Eric “Slowhand” Clapton. As always the original is available in the Studio Store. READ MORE

Sketch o’the Week- Chuck Berry!

March 29th, 2017 | Posted in Classic Rock Sketch Series

Had to draw the recently passed Chuck Berry this week. A true original, and one of the founding fathers of Rock and Roll. RIP. READ MORE

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