Caricature of The Best Man Holiday cast

My wife and I recently saw

Best Man Holiday caricature
Best Man Holiday caricature illustration by Kerry G. Johnson © 2013

“The Best Man Holiday” for the second time. We usually don’t see movies twice. However, it was refreshing to watch an entertaining movie where African-Americans were not gangsters, pimps or slaves. These contemporary characters were prospering in elegant surroundings and dealing with issues affecting all of us (regardless of race). Here’s my caricature salute to director Malcolm D. Lee and the actors involved with the movie.

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Caricaturist at Kids Are Heroes

I enjoyed illustrating caricatures at the reception for Kids Are Heroes

Kerry_Heroes_Frederick2013Kids Are Heroes® is a non-profit that empowers, encourages and inspires children to become leaders through volunteerism and community involvement. We do this by showcasing and supporting children who are making a difference through their selfless acts of giving.

Caricature of the “Divine 9” Black fraternities and sororities

Caricature of the “Divine 9”. This is a tribute illustration celebrates the imagery of the 9 historically African American fraternities and sororities. Which include: Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Zeta Phi Beta, Sigma Gamma Rho, Omega Psi Phi, Iota Phi Theta, Phi Beta Sigma, Delta Sigma Theta. The Sigma and Delta in the front are the blessed wedding couple.Black Greek Celebration by Caricatures by Kerry

Everywhere I go, I “Kerry” a pencil!

Kerry with big PencilLast weekend my family had a great opportunity to pose for some photos from the talented photographer, LaTonya Hines. Visit her site for more information: http://www.inhinessight.com

Here’s the flipbook version of Spectra: Issue 2

Here’s an online flip page version of the recent comic.

http://issuu.com/spectralaser/docs/spectra_no.02_entire_optimiz

Caricatures by Kerry: 2009’s top news stories

This caricature illustration2009's top stories by Caricatures by Kerry highlights some of 2009’s top news and entertainment stories. How many do you remember?

Spectra heading to Comic Con in 2010

Just got the confirmation that the character that I co-created (with Rebecca Thompson-Flagg),SPECTRA-COVER.0930 “Spectra” the Original Laser Superhero was approved for booth space at next summer’s Comic Con in San Diego: http://www.comic-con.org/

Harambee Hills in the Comic Strip Superstar contest

I’m happy to report my webcomic Harambee Hills has qualified through the first round of entrants in the Amazon Comic Strip Superstar contest. The online comic will advance to the second round! Stay up-to-date on the contest by visiting http://www.amazon.com/comicstripsuperstar