The Reportage Sketchbook of Bill Russell

Illustrator and visual journalist Bill Russell draws and interviews and makes drawings of people he finds interesting from Burning Man to Recology in San Francisco. His form of reportage and illustration begins with a pen, a sketchbook and some conversation.

A Selection of Drawings

Drawn & Reported

Drawing in the Dark

Drawing in the Dark

I like to test myself by drawing in challenging situations. These drawings were made at Berkeley Rep‘s production of An Octoroon and were made from my vantage point, three rows back in a darkened theater using a brush pen in a small Moleskin... read more


View Bill’s previous site at Profile Reportage.