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White after Labour Day: A History and Guide

An illustration to accompany an article in Aklasu Online Men’s Magazine on the subject of that great taboo of the Kennebunkport set: Daring to wear white after Labour Day.  You can read the illuminating article by Justine Smith here: https://aklasu.co/mag/white-labour-day-history-guide/Continue reading

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Rambo Illustration in Aklasu Magazine

Here is an image I produced to illustrate an article for Aklasu Online Magazine, on the subject of the “new Golden Age of action hero TV.” You can read the excellent article by Dylan Moses Griffin here https://aklasu.co/mag/good-bad-badass-golden-age-action-hero-television/ The image … Continue reading

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1920s Dandy for Aklasu Magazine

Another illustration for Aklasu Online Men’s Magazine, this one accompanying an article on the short-lived reappearance of colour in menswear in the 1920s. I started with the idea of trying my hand at an art deco style, but ended up … Continue reading

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Claudia Cardinale for Aklasu Magazine

Here’s my illustration or a recent article in Aklasu Online Men’s Magazine on the subject of the Italian actress Claudia Cardinale. You can read the aricle here: https://aklasu.co/league-hollywoods-misunderstanding-claudia-cardinale/ The drawing is done in coloured pencils on Fabriano paper.

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Spats for Aklasu Magazine

Here’s my illustration for an article appearing today in Aklasu Online Men’s Magazine on the subject of splatterdashes, or spats. Here’s hoping Justine Smith’s insightful piece helps contribute to the revival of these marvelous fashion accessories. I doubt I would … Continue reading

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Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn for Aklasu Magazine

Here’s my illustration for an article appearing today on Aklasu Online Men’s Magazine. The article looks at the influence of classic “screwball comedies” on contemporary cinema. You can read it here: https://aklasu.co/great-screwballs-fire-emergence-neo-screwball-comedy/ My drawing is based on a scene from … Continue reading

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Cartoon for Aklasu Magazine

This cartoon appears in the latest issue of the online culture and men’s fashion magazine Aklasu, for which I only created the cover illustration ( see previous post). The cartoon accompanies the following article aimed at convincing men of the … Continue reading

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