Famous Beards: Thelonious Monk

Today’s Beard, Thelonious Monk, jazz pianist and composer, he was an influential giant of American Music. - “All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.”

Beards Thelonious Monk Illustration

Famous Beards: Hayao Miyazaki

Today’s famous beard, Hayao Miyazaki. animator, director, writer and master storyteller. - “Animators can only draw from their own experiences of pain and shock and emotions.”

Beards Miyazaki Illustration

Birthday Beard

today’s beard is dedicated to my best friend, Yvis happy birthday bud.

Beards Yvis

Famous Beards: Ansel Adams

today's famous beard, Ansel Adams, photographer and environmentalist. - "When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence."

Beards Ansel Adams Illustration

Famous Beards: Frederick Douglass

today's famous beard, orator, reformer, author and diplomat, Frederick Douglass. - "It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake

Beards Frederick Douglass Illustration

Famous Beards: Sigmund Freud

today’s Famous Beard, the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. - “Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.”

Beards Sigmund Freud

Famous Beards: Dr. Cornel West

famous beard for today. Dr. Cornel West. another pretty badass example of facial hair - "I'm a blues man in the life of a mind and a jazz man in the life of ideas."

CornellWest Sketch

Famous Beard: Ernest Hemingway

second beard in the series. Ernest Hemingway - "The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them."

as simple as his beard was, it was pretty badass. one of the few beards that looked chiseled and made out of stone.

Beards Hemingway

Famous Beards of History: Charles Darwin

i had a lot of fun with inktober, so i decided to keep going and go with a theme for november. in honor of "movember" i'm going to post sketches of famous beards of history. our first honoree for the month. "Chuck" Darwin. - “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change."

Beards Charles Darwin