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PJ McQuade – Major League Soccer – Futbol Artist Network

I recently teamed up with Futbol Artist Network‘s Creative Director (& illustrator extraordinaire!) Daniel Nyari to produce artwork for the television show, MLS Insider.  Produced by Emmy Award-winner Jonathan Hock, the ground-breaking series moves to a new outlet — KICKTV

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PJ McQuade – Major League Soccer – Futbol Artist Network

I recently teamed up with Futbol Artist Network‘s Creative Director (& illustrator extraordinaire!) Daniel Nyari to produce artwork for the television show, MLS Insider.  Produced by Emmy Award-winner Jonathan Hock, the ground-breaking series moves to a new outlet — KICKTV

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PJ McQuade – Children’s Institute cover – Chalkboard Portraits

I recently did a cover for the Spring 2014 issue of Children’s Institute, creating 4 portraits of Oregon’s best superintendents in a chalk on blackboard style. Check it out!      

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PJ McQuade – Children’s Institute cover – Chalkboard Portraits

I recently did a cover for the Spring 2014 issue of Children’s Institute, creating 4 portraits of Oregon’s best superintendents in a chalk on blackboard style. Check it out!      

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PJ McQuade – Grantland – Paula Deen, March Madness and Ron Lester’s Varisty Blues

Here are 3 illustrations I did for Grantland recently. The first two below were for the website – Portraits of announcers Verne Lundquist & Bill Raftery, NCAA March Madness Icons and another for an article about actor Ron Lester, who

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PJ McQuade – Grantland – Paula Deen, March Madness and Ron Lester’s Varisty Blues

Here are 3 illustrations I did for Grantland recently. The first two below were for the website – Portraits of announcers Verne Lundquist & Bill Raftery, NCAA March Madness Icons and another for an article about actor Ron Lester, who

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Washington Post Express

I got to work with Adam Griffiths over at Washington Post Express last week on their cover about William Shakespeare’s ties to Washington, DC.  This marks the first time I’ve attempted to draw Shakespeare.  And it was tons of fun. 

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Washington Post Express

I got to work with Adam Griffiths over at Washington Post Express last week on their cover about William Shakespeare’s ties to Washington, DC.  This marks the first time I’ve attempted to draw Shakespeare.  And it was tons of fun. 

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PJ McQuade – Stephen King & SMAUG

    My print for Hero Complex Gallery ‘King for a Day’, an art tribute to Stephen King’s works, opening on March 21st, 2014 in Los Angeles. A portion of all proceeds of the show will benefit Mr. King’s charity

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PJ McQuade – Stephen King & SMAUG

    My print for Hero Complex Gallery ‘King for a Day’, an art tribute to Stephen King’s works, opening on March 21st, 2014 in Los Angeles. A portion of all proceeds of the show will benefit Mr. King’s charity

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Pop Culture Portraits for Australian Nightclub

  Pop Culture Portraits for Australian Nightclub During the last three months or so of 2013, I was regularly doing commissions for a nightclub in Melbourne Australia.  They were in the middle of re-branding, and wanted to add illustrations as

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Pop Culture Portraits for Australian Nightclub

  Pop Culture Portraits for Australian Nightclub During the last three months or so of 2013, I was regularly doing commissions for a nightclub in Melbourne Australia.  They were in the middle of re-branding, and wanted to add illustrations as

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PJ McQuade’s “Star Wars & More” Christmas Store Extravaganza 2013!

The 2013 Star Wars Christmas cards are here!  4 new ones – Yoda Claus, Cantina Scene, Echo Base Christmas Eve and Jabba Bells. The 2011 & 2012 cards are available as well. Lando Mistletoe, Chewbacca The Red Nosed Reindeer, Salacious

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PJ McQuade’s “Star Wars & More” Christmas Store Extravaganza 2013!

The 2013 Star Wars Christmas cards are here!  4 new ones – Yoda Claus, Cantina Scene, Echo Base Christmas Eve and Jabba Bells. The 2011 & 2012 cards are available as well. Lando Mistletoe, Chewbacca The Red Nosed Reindeer, Salacious

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Portland Monthly

Here is a fun Holiday illustration for Portland Monthly.  I got to combine imagery from four different holiday theater productions here in Portland.  A few theater companies are producing a few unconventional and twisted Christmas shows: the tale of a

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Portland Monthly

Here is a fun Holiday illustration for Portland Monthly.  I got to combine imagery from four different holiday theater productions here in Portland.  A few theater companies are producing a few unconventional and twisted Christmas shows: the tale of a

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Brett Affrunti – Masters of Sex for The New Yorker

A few months ago, I was asked by The New Yorker to create another full page advertorial for a new Showtime series, “Masters of Sex”. I was lucky enough to get to go to the Showtime headquarters in NYC and

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Brett Affrunti – Masters of Sex for The New Yorker

A few months ago, I was asked by The New Yorker to create another full page advertorial for a new Showtime series, “Masters of Sex”. I was lucky enough to get to go to the Showtime headquarters in NYC and

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PJ McQuade – The Hollywood Reporter

Illustration for The Hollywood Reporter about NFL pre-game shows and all the shoulder TV programming related to the NFL, otherwise known as the halo effect. The concept was to have a big football player (in an NFL jersey, holding a

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PJ McQuade – The Hollywood Reporter

Illustration for The Hollywood Reporter about NFL pre-game shows and all the shoulder TV programming related to the NFL, otherwise known as the halo effect. The concept was to have a big football player (in an NFL jersey, holding a

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‘Breaking Bad’ Illustration Special!

With the final season of Breaking Bad premiering last night, we thought it would be the perfect time to showcase some of Illo Confidential’s Breaking Bad inspired illustrations, featuring work by Brian Taylor, Kelsey Dake, Mike Freiheit, Alex Fine, Kyle

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‘Breaking Bad’ Illustration Special!

With the final season of Breaking Bad premiering last night, we thought it would be the perfect time to showcase some of Illo Confidential’s Breaking Bad inspired illustrations, featuring work by Brian Taylor, Kelsey Dake, Mike Freiheit, Alex Fine, Kyle

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Australian TV Pilot

Promotional image for an Australian TV Pilot via the Branding and Marketing team for the Night Club ‘Sorry Grandma’.

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – Australian TV Pilot

Promotional image for an Australian TV Pilot via the Branding and Marketing team for the Night Club ‘Sorry Grandma’.

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PJ McQuade – My new book, Should This Octopus Have Fewer Legs? – Adams Media

Well, BIG NEWS!  My new book is officially out today, July18th.  It’s called Should This Octopus Have Fewer Legs? published by Adams Media. I worked on it last year for about 3 months and somehow managed to keep it all

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PJ McQuade – My new book, Should This Octopus Have Fewer Legs? – Adams Media

Well, BIG NEWS!  My new book is officially out today, July18th.  It’s called Should This Octopus Have Fewer Legs? published by Adams Media. I worked on it last year for about 3 months and somehow managed to keep it all

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Brett Affrunti – Arrested Development ad in The New Yorker

This job was a dream come true for me. Not only am I a huge fan of Arrested Development, but I also had the opportunity to have a full page advertorial in The New Yorker! The fantastic people at the

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Brett Affrunti – Arrested Development ad in The New Yorker

This job was a dream come true for me. Not only am I a huge fan of Arrested Development, but I also had the opportunity to have a full page advertorial in The New Yorker! The fantastic people at the

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – LA Weekly

Here’s a recent spot for LA Weekly commenting on the reverence and devotion Michael Jackson fans have for his mother Katherine Jackson.    

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Noah Patrick Pfarr – LA Weekly

Here’s a recent spot for LA Weekly commenting on the reverence and devotion Michael Jackson fans have for his mother Katherine Jackson.    

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Joel Kimmel – Lodging Magazine & Grantland Quarterly

Here are a couple full-page portraits for Lodging Magazine (above) and Grantland Quarterly (below). The portrait above is of the president of a cloud computing software company, and below is Vince McMahon who calls the shots for the WWE and

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Joel Kimmel – Lodging Magazine & Grantland Quarterly

Here are a couple full-page portraits for Lodging Magazine (above) and Grantland Quarterly (below). The portrait above is of the president of a cloud computing software company, and below is Vince McMahon who calls the shots for the WWE and

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PJ McQuade – Nashville Scene cover – Bonnaroo Edition

I recently illustrated the cover for the Nashville Scene, The Bonnaroo Edition. It’s on stands today, check it out Tennessee. I was asked to make it resemble the poster of the classic war movie The Dirty Dozen starring Lee Marvin

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PJ McQuade – Nashville Scene cover – Bonnaroo Edition

I recently illustrated the cover for the Nashville Scene, The Bonnaroo Edition. It’s on stands today, check it out Tennessee. I was asked to make it resemble the poster of the classic war movie The Dirty Dozen starring Lee Marvin

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PJ McQuade – Step Brothers, Dragon & Nighthawk 4Eva, The Bottleneck Gallery

Step Brothers is a classic.  Yeah, it’s dumb and juvenile but for me it’s a friggin masterpiece. When I was approached by The Bottleneck Gallery to be in their “I Love You man” show about bromances, it didn’t take me

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PJ McQuade – Step Brothers, Dragon & Nighthawk 4Eva, The Bottleneck Gallery

Step Brothers is a classic.  Yeah, it’s dumb and juvenile but for me it’s a friggin masterpiece. When I was approached by The Bottleneck Gallery to be in their “I Love You man” show about bromances, it didn’t take me

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PJ McQuade – Ripley, Xenomorph & Jonesy – Dream Weaver Event for Geeks OUT!

Ripley, Xenomorph & Jonsey! Created for the Geeks OUT event “Dream Weaver” in NYC tomorrow night April 4th, honoring the one and only Sigourney Weaver. http://dreamweavernyc.com/ Also available as a limited (79) edition giclée print through my Etsy store.  Below

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PJ McQuade – Ripley, Xenomorph & Jonesy – Dream Weaver Event for Geeks OUT!

Ripley, Xenomorph & Jonsey! Created for the Geeks OUT event “Dream Weaver” in NYC tomorrow night April 4th, honoring the one and only Sigourney Weaver. http://dreamweavernyc.com/ Also available as a limited (79) edition giclée print through my Etsy store.  Below

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PJ McQuade – The Pitch – NCAA BIG XII Warriors

Just did a cover for The Pitch (Kansas City) out today. NCAA Big XII basketball meets The Warriors movie from the 70s.  Come out and play March Madness! Detail shots Plus some interiors, “Can you match the hair to the

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PJ McQuade – The Pitch – NCAA BIG XII Warriors

Just did a cover for The Pitch (Kansas City) out today. NCAA Big XII basketball meets The Warriors movie from the 70s.  Come out and play March Madness! Detail shots Plus some interiors, “Can you match the hair to the