Hedcut = a newsroom abbreviation for "headline cut": a hand drawn, uniquely stylized pen and ink illustration, used only by the staff illustrators at The Wall Street Journal. Authentic WSJ stipples are never digitally generated.
I am a senior staff illustrator at the WSJ, one of only 5 illustrators creating authentic hedcut portraits.
It's that time, ladies and gentlemen! Time to retire the ol'
HEDCUTS blog and move on to something more streamlined, more mobile and more
convenient for posting on regular basis. While this blog WILL
still stay up, I'm going to continue posting on my new website's