Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Alex O'Loughlin

Alex O'Loughlin - Pencil sketch on bristol paper - Greg Joens.
Alex O'Loughlin is an Australian actor, currently playing Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett on CBS' remake of the TV series Hawaii Five-0. He had starring roles in the films Oyster Farmer (2004) and The Back-up Plan (2010), as well as on such television series as Moonlight (2008) and Three Rivers (2009).
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Monday, September 28, 2015

Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Dae Kim sketch in graphite on bristol paper by Greg Chapin Joens​

Daniel Dae Kim (born August 4, 1968) is a South Korean-born American actor, producer, and director. Kim is best known for his roles as Jin-Soo Kwon in Lost, Chin Ho Kelly in Hawaii Five-0, and Johnny Gat in the Saints Row series of video games. He also played a recurring role on Angel.

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

Grace Park Hawaii 5-0

Grace Park
Pencil Sketch on bristol paper by Greg Joens.

 (born March 14, 1974) is an American-Canadian actress. She gained recognition as Sharon "Boomer" Valerii and Sharon "Athena" Agathon on Battlestar Galactica, as well as Shannon Ng in the Canadian television series teen soap Edgemont. Park currently stars as Officer Kono Kalakaua in the CBS television series Hawaii Five-0, which debuted on September 20, 2010.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Lon Chaney Jr



Lon Chaney, Jr. Pencil Sketch on bristol paper by Greg Joens.

Creighton Tull Chaney (February 10, 1906 – July 12, 1973), known by his stage name Lon Chaney, Jr., was an American actor known for playing Larry Talbot in the 1941 film The Wolf Man and its various crossovers, as well as portraying other monsters such as The Mummy, Frankenstein's Monster, and Count Alucard (son of Dracula) in numerous horror films produced by Universal Studios.

He also portrayed Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men (1939). Originally referenced in films as Creighton Chaney, he was later credited as "Lon Chaney, Jr." in 1935, and after 1941's Man Made Monster, beginning as early as The Wolf Man later that same year, he was almost always billed under his more famous father's name as Lon Chaney.

Chaney had English, French and Irish ancestry, and his career in movies and television spanned four decades, from 1931 to 1971.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Wicked Witch of the West

Margaret Hamilton playing the character of the "Wicked Witch of the West" in the 1939 version of the Wizard of Oz.  Pencil sketch by Greg Joens.

Frankenstein

Boris Karloff - pencil sketch on bristol paper by Greg Joens.
AKA William Henry Pratt (23 November 1887 – 2 February 1969), better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor.
Karloff is widely known for his roles in horror films and especially for his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), and Son of Frankenstein (1939), which resulted in his immense popularity. His best-known non-horror role is as the Grinch, as well as the narrator, in the animated television special of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966). He also had a memorable role in the original Scarface (1932). For his contribution to film and television, Boris Karloff was awarded two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Tom Hiddleston





Tom Hiddleston - Pencil sketch by  Greg Chapin Joens​.


Thomas William "Tom" Hiddleston (born 9 February 1981) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). He has also appeared in Steven Spielberg's War Horse (2011), The Deep Blue Sea (2011), Woody Allen's romantic comedy Midnight in Paris (2011), the 2012 BBC series Henry IV, Henry V, and the romantic vampire film Only Lovers Left Alive (2013). In theatre, he has been in the productions of Cymbeline (2007) and Ivanov (2008). In December 2013 he starred as the title character in the Donmar Warehouse production of Coriolanus which played until February 2014.

He won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play for his role in Cymbeline while also being nominated for the same award the same year for his role of Cassio in Othello. In 2011 he won the Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer and nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star Award for his role in Thor. He won the MTV Movie Award for Best Fight and Best Villain in 2013 for his role in The Avengers. For his role in the 2013 play Coriolanus, he won the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor. Source: Wikipedia

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Iowa Coach Hayden Fry

Former Iowa coach Hayden Fry.  Pencil Sketch by Greg Joens.

John Hayden Fry (born February 28, 1929) is a former American football player and coach. He played college football for Baylor University. He served as the head coach at Southern Methodist University (1962–1972), North Texas State University, now the University of North Texas (1973–1978), and the University of Iowa (1979–1998), compiling a career college football record of 232–178–10. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2003.

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Friday, September 11, 2015

George Rogers

George Rogers College Football 1980 Heisman Trophy Winner South Carolina Gamecocks. Pencil Sketch by Greg Joens.


Thursday, September 10, 2015

Georgia College Football Coach Mark Richt



Georgia College Football Coach Mark Richt
A pencil drawing on 9x12 Bristol paper by Greg Joens.

Mark Richt (born February 18, 1960) is an American football coach and former player. He is the head football coach at the University of Georgia. Richt played college football as a quarterback at University of Miami. His previous coaching affiliations include 14 years at Florida State University where he served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, and one year as offensive coordinator at East Carolina University, and 14 years as head coach at the University of Georgia. He is one of three SEC football coaches with no middle name. Source: Wikipedia

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Gus Malzahn




Auburn Football Coach Gus Malzahn - pencil sketch by Greg Joens.

Arthur Gustav "Gus" Malzahn, III (born October 28, 1965) is an American football coach and former player. Malzahn is currently the head coach at Auburn University, a position he assumed prior to the 2013 season. He spent the 2012 season as the head football coach at Arkansas State University. From 2009 to 2011, Malzahn served as the offensive coordinator at Auburn University. In 2010, a season in which the Auburn Tigers won the national championship, Malzahn received the Broyles Award, which recognizes the top assistant coach in college football. Prior to his stints at Arkansas State and Auburn, Malzahn served as offensive coordinator at the University of Arkansas and the University of Tulsa, respectively.

In his first year as head coach at Auburn, Malzahn received national acclaim for overseeing one of the biggest turnarounds in college football history. Malzahn inherited an Auburn Tigers football team that did not win a single Southeastern Conference game in the 2012 season, then led them to an SEC Championship and an appearance in the 2014 BCS Championship Game. The Tigers won their eighth SEC title and tallied a record of 12–2 (7–1 in SEC play) only a mere year after what was considered by many to be their worst season in 60 years. For his accomplishments, Malzahn received several "Coach of the year" awards including the 2013 SEC Coach of the Year, Home Depot Coach of the Year, Sporting News Coach of the Year, Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, Bobby Bowden Coach of the Year Award, Paul "Bear" Bryant Award, and the AP College Football Coach of the Year.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Dabo Swinney Clemson Tigers Coach



Nick Saban - Alabama Football Coach


Nicholas Lou "Nick" Saban, Jr. ( born October 31, 1951) is an American college football coach, and the current head football coach of the University of Alabama, a position he has held since the 2007 season. Saban previously served as head coach of the National Football League's Miami Dolphins and three other universities: Louisiana State University, Michigan State University, and the University of Toledo. His eight-year contract totaling US $32 million made him one of the highest paid football coaches, professional or collegiate, in the United States at the time. He appeared on the September 1, 2008, cover of Forbes magazine as "The Most Powerful Coach in Sports". Saban's career record as a college head coach is 178–59–1.

Saban led the LSU Tigers to the BCS National Championship in 2003 and the Alabama Crimson Tide to BCS and AP national championships in the 2009, 2011 and 2012 seasons, making him the first coach in college football history to win a national championship with two different Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools since the inception of the AP Poll in 1936. Saban and Bear Bryant are the only coaches to win an SEC championship at two different schools. In May 2013, he was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Source: Wikipedia

Friday, September 4, 2015

South Carolina Football Coach Steve Spurrier

South Carolina Football Coach Steve Spurrier