Ashburn, Va. — William Hennessy has worked  as a court artist for over 40 years. He began in 1982, covering the Senate before C-SPAN coverage began.

Currently, he covers the U.S. Supreme Court and has covered major historical moments, from Ketanji Brown Jackson’s appointment to the Court, to President Bill Clinton’s presidential impeachment. 

In the video below, Hennesssy describes his creative process and why he’s passionate about his work.

Watch the video report here: