Saturday, February 27, 2016

Nick Chubb

Nick Chubb (pencil sketch on bristol paper - greg joens)

(born December 27, 1995) is an American football running back for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Ray Banks (born January 31, 1947) is an American actor. His first notable film roles were in the films Airplane!, 48 Hrs., and Beverly Hills Cop. He has received critical acclaim for his role as Mike Ehrmantraut in the TV shows Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, as well as Frank McPike in Wiseguy. Source: Wikipedia

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

MLK Praying

Charcoal drawing of Martin Luther King, Jr. praying.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Grammy Winner Bruno Mars on 2-15-16

Singer Bruno Mars won a grammy award for Uptown Funk... on this date 15 - FEB -16

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Kirk Douglas as Mr. Hyde

Kirk Douglas as "Mr. Hyde" in the 1973 film "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde".
Pencil sketch on 9x12 bristol paper by Greg Joens, 14FEB16.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Roy Rogers - King of the Cowboys

Roy Rogers (9x12 pencil sketch on bristol paper)

(born Leonard Franklin Slye; November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998) was an American singer and cowboy actor who was one of the most popular Western stars of his era. Known as the "King of the Cowboys", he appeared in over 100 films and numerous radio and television episodes of The Roy Rogers Show. In many of his films and television episodes, he appeared with his wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino Trigger, and his German Shepherd dog Bullet. His show ran on radio for nine years before moving to television from 1951 through 1957. His productions usually featured a sidekick, often Pat Brady, Andy Devine, or George "Gabby" Hayes. In his later years, Rogers lent his name to the Roy Rogers Restaurants franchised chain. Source: Wikipedia

Monday, February 8, 2016

Ron Rivera Carolina Panthers

Ron Rivera (pencil portrait on 9x12 bristol paper - Greg Joens)

(born January 7, 1962) is an American football coach and former player, and is currently the head coach of the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL).

Rivera played college football at the University of California in Berkeley, and was recognized as an All-American linebacker. He was selected in the second round of the 1984 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears, and was a backup on the 1985 team which won Super Bowl XX.

As a coach, Rivera was the defensive coordinator for Bears in the 2006, who were NFC champions and competed in Super Bowl XLI. In 2011, he was named head coach of the Carolina Panthers. Rivera was recognized as the NFL Coach of the Year by the Associated Press in 2013 and in 2015. Since taking over the Panthers, he has led the team to three straight divisional titles, and an appearance in Super Bowl 50.

Ron Rivera named 2015 NFL Coach of the Year

Source: Wikipedia

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

John Kerry

John Forbes Kerry
(born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He has served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kerry was the candidate of the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election, losing to George W. Bush. Source: Wikipedia, a pencil sketch on 9x12 bristol paper by Greg Joens.

Phil Silvers

Phil Silvers
(May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedy actor, known as "The King of Chutzpah". He is best known for starring in The Phil Silvers Show, a 1950s sitcom set on a U.S. Army post in which he played Master Sergeant Ernest (Ernie) Bilko. Source: Wikipedia
Drawing: 9x12 smooth bristol paper drawn with a .7mm mechanical pencil and 8B graphite for the darkest areas - Greg Joens. 4 hours on 02FEB16

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Tom Selleck

Tom Selleck

Thomas William "Tom" Selleck (born January 29, 1945) is an American actor and film producer. He is best known for his starring role as the private investigator Thomas Magnum in the television series Magnum, P.I. (1980–1988), based in Hawaii. He also plays Police Chief Jesse Stone in a series of made-for-TV movies based on Robert B. Parker novels. Since 2010, he has also been a primary cast member as NYPD Commissioner Frank Reagan in the drama Blue Bloods on CBS.

Selleck has appeared in more than 50 film and television roles since Magnum, P.I., including Three Men and a Baby, Quigley Down Under, Mr. Baseball, and Lassiter. Selleck appeared as Dr. Richard Burke on Friends, where he played the on-again, off-again love-interest of Monica Geller (Courteney Cox), and as A.J. Cooper on the TV series Las Vegas.

Source: Wikipedia

(pencil sketch on 9x12 bristol paper by greg joens)

Monday, February 1, 2016

Hal Smith as Otis Campbell

Hal Smith AKA "Otis Campbell"
from the Andy Griffith show of the 1960s. (graphite drawing on 9x12 bristol paper -
Harold John Smith, known as Hal Smith (August 24, 1916 – January 28, 1994), was an American actor and voice actor best known as Otis Campbell, the town drunk on CBS's The Andy Griffith Show.
Smith was also active in voice-over roles, having played many characters on various animated shorts including Owl in the first four original Winnie The Pooh shorts (the first three of which were combined into the feature film, The Many Adventures Of Winnie the Pooh) and later The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Uncle Tex on The Flintstones, Goliath in Davey and Goliath, and Flintheart Glomgold and Gyro Gearloose on DuckTales, as well as multiple other characters in The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Quick Draw McGraw Show, The Gumby Show, The Jetsons, Top Cat, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, Hong Kong Phooey, and many more. He is also known to radio listeners as John Avery Whittaker in Adventures in Odyssey. Source: Wikipedia