Avery Brooks as Captian Sisko of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. One of several illustrations of the actors portraying characters from the TV series Star Trek. Illustrated as part of a special Cincinnati Post page commemorating the 30th anniversary of the show. Colored pencil. Strange, New Words. Strange, new words entering the dictionary inspired this South Bend Tribune illustration. Watercolor. I illustrated TV talk show host Jerry Springer for a Cincinnati Post article detailing his ratings slide. Graphite. The Jim Beam Stakes, a horse-racing event at Turfway Park in Northern Kentucky, provided the subject for this composition. I used a Wacom tablet to paint this full-page image for The Kentucky Post, an edition of The Cincinnati Post. Digitial oil. Lemon Shark. Part of a series of illustrations I created for The Cincinnati Post. I included this illustration in a two-page infogfraphic that I designed as well. It depicts some of the shark species that would populate the "Surrounded by Sharks" exhibit at the Newport, Ky. Aquarium. Graphite, colored pencil. The rising popularity of World Music inspired this African-South-American guitar illustration for the South Bend Tribune. Oil pastel. This drawing of the starship U.S.S. Voyager is part of a larger vignette accompanying a Cincinnati Post article about the TV show "Star Trek's" 30th anniversary. Colored pencil. I created this watercolor illustration to accompany a South Bend Tribune article examining the 1993 book "Under The Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayed Ideals For Football Glory," by Don Yaeger. Watercolor and colored pencil. Tony Bennett's upcoming concert in South Bend, Ind., was the subject of this illustration and its accompanying article in the South Bend Tribune. Oil pastel. Nurse Shark. Part of a series of illustrations I created for The Cincinnati Post. I included this illustration in a two-page infogfraphic that I designed as well. It depicts some of the shark species that would populate the "Surrounded by Sharks" exhibit at the Newport, Ky. Aquarium. Lobster. I drew this watercolor pencil illustration to accompany a story in the South Bend Tribune's Food Focus section. Watercolor pencil. I drew this pencil and digital illustration to accompany a story entitled "Home Alone," about latchkey children. The Queen City Cincinnati Society for Professional Journalists: Excellence in Journalism award, second place. Graphite and digital.