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Hillary Clinton Illustration

Hillary Clinton Illustration

Hillary Clinton Illustration
Pen and Ink with Watercolor

President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton today for the Democratic Presidential nomination. I thought this would be a good time to re-post this image.

 

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Martin O’Malley Illustration

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Martin O’Malley Illustration
Pen and Ink with Watercolor

Martin O’Malley is the former Mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland who recently was seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. President in 2016. According to his website, martinomalley.com, he worked to pass marriage equality in Maryland, signed a bill banning discrimination against transgender Marylanders, raised Maryland’s minimum wage, and helped to revitalize Baltimore’s economy among other things. O’Malley has since dropped his run for U.S. President.


Lincoln Chafee Illustration

Lincoln Chafee Illustration

Lincoln Chafee Illustration
Pen and Ink with Watercolor

Lincoln Chafee has served as a Mayor, Governor, and U.S. Senator. In 1992 he was elected as the Mayor of Warwick, Rhode Island as a Republican. According to his web site, chafee2016.com, he was the only Republican in the Senate to vote against authorizing the use of military force in Iraq. In 2010, he became the first Independent Governor for Rhode Island in over 150 years. In 2015, he was a Democratic candidate for U.S. President. Chafee has ended his run for President on October 23, 2015.


Lindsey Graham Illustration

Lindsey Grahama Illustration

Lindsey Graham Illustration
Pen and Ink with Watercolor

Another candidate for U.S. President in 2016. This time Lindsey Graham, a Senator from South Carolina since 2003. According to his campaign website, Senator Graham was born and raised in South Carolina and joined the U.S. Air Force after law school as a member of the Judge Advocate General Corps. Graham has a 33-year military career. #illustration #inktober


Bobby Jindal Illustration

Bobby Jindal Illustration

Bobby Jindal Illustration
Pen and Ink with Watercolor

Bobby Jindal is seeking the Republican party nomination and is currently in his second term as the Governor of Louisiana. According to the site, bobbyjindal.com, he attended Oxford University as a Rhodes scholar, graduating in 1994 with a Masters Degree in literature with a concentration in healthcare policy. In 1996, he was head of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals at the age of 24.


Mike Huckabee Illustration

Mike Huckabee Illustration

Mike Huckabee Illustration
Pen and Ink with Watercolor

Mike Huckabee was the 44th Governor of Arkansas and was the longest serving Governor in that state’s history.

According to his web site, mikehuckabee.com, Huckabee is also a bestselling New York Times author, former host of the number one weekend show on the Fox News Channel, and a longtime radio commentator. On top of all of that he’s a bass player and was named “Man of the Year” by the American Sportfishing Association in 1997.

And yes, he wants to be President.


Hillary Clinton Illustration: Version 3

Hillary Clinton Illustration

Hillary Clinton Illustration
Pen and Ink, Watercolor
Hillary Clinton Portrait (again). This time I am combining a lighter watercolor wash with the splatter technique that I enjoy. It has a great deal of energy and passion to it. The spontaneous application of the watercolor feels much more natural and less controlled. I like this approach as well.


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