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



Hanalei is located on the north shore of Kauai. Bill Russell travelled there like an early 19th C. explorer and made these sketchbook drawings.  He gave them an ephemeral quality with a kind of digital foxing.  click thumbnails below to... read more