"Al Sharpton. A cover image for a story titled 'How the Democrats created Al Sharpton,' published during the 2004 primary elections. I like to challenge the perception that my work is purely line work and occasionally go in different directions such as this one. My role models are artists like Picasso, Paul Klee and David Hockney, who constantly pushed their work in new directions. It's tougher to do that in the world of illustration, but I always try to open clients' minds to the possibility of unexpected solutions.” 9 x 11, mixed media.