Monday MADness- MAD about the Sopranos!
It's hard to believe it's been 20 years since “The Sopranos” debuted on HBO. MAD did several pieces on the show, including a full parody by Arnie Kogen and Mort Drucker in MAD...
3 days ago - Tom Richmond
Monday MADness: SoBe Nascar Cameo!
Clicky to Embiggen... Back in the early 2000's Warner Bros had MAD was doing some kind of cross promotion with SoBe , a subsidiary of PepsiCo, and a new chocolate drink they...
10 days ago - Tom Richmond
Sunday Mailbag: Time Amid Deadlines?
Q: Say you have got a hard deadline for Monday on a big project, like a movie parody for MAD. You are behind so you are working around the clock, spending every spare minute...
11 days ago - Tom Richmond
Resources to Help You Become a Better Artist
'Simplicity' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold The studio is organized. My pastels are clean and waiting for the first painting of the year. As soon as the holiday decorations...
16 days ago - Kem Studios
All There In Black And White
Happy New Year's Day. Before he became a regular feature at DC, Henry Boltinoff was one of the best selling cartoonists of the forties. He sold to any publication from the...
16 days ago - The Fabuleous Fifties - 5 articles
Monday MADness- Extreme Home Makeover!
Today's Monday MAD ness is a look at the pencil roughs, final pencils ( of the splash at least... a rare occurrence as I seldom scan my final pencils in before inking) and the...
16 days ago - Tom Richmond
A Surprise Cameo in MAD's “A Christmas Story” Parody!
Well, a surprise to me anyway... and I drew the damn thing! The Chicago Tribune website ran a story this week from the Post-Tribune of North Indiana, about about MAD ‘s doing a...
19 days ago - Tom Richmond
Monday MADness: Some Favorite Panels from MAD 1
Considering I sort of did three parodies in the first issue of the New MAD , I guess I need to choose three favorite panels. The one above is one of my favorites from the “Star...
24 days ago - Tom Richmond
When Giants Walkeed the Earth
Saturday Leftover Day. What fun. Today I get to share another of the rare oddities of my collection. I have seen samples of this strip before, but never scanned them because it...
26 days ago - The Fabuleous Fifties
Illustration Throwback Thursday 58: Hollywood Follies!
These were a series of spot illustrations I did for a magazine called Fade In back in 2005. The article was about famous Hollywood blunders, embarrassments, or scandals. Pee...
28 days ago - Tom Richmond
The headlines of Artwork Mag
the only astronaut we can invite home !!
The Last Trip
we will all take this trip one day -
Estasi di Santa Teresa
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Mark Webster - Edison - Abstract Geometric Futurist Figurative Oil Painting
Mark Webster - Edison - Abstract Geometric Futurist Figurative Oil Painting. 36x36" Oil on Stretched Canvas.
Pen secrets, part one
Wildlife Painting, Alligator Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, 6x8
These guys are not uncommon sights in Florida. Sometimes you see them snoozing in the sun next to a road. Golfer's here usually have a scary encounter to tell. SOLD This was my...
What Can You do with Your Pastel Bits and Pieces?
'The Height of Summer' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $155 It is an inevitable result of painting. Pastels wear down. They break. We are left with bits and pieces of...
The House of Oaxaca
I've been working on a side project, and here are the results. My new website is up and running, where you can purchase wearable designs made by me. This is intended to be a...
Classical Portraiture With Still Life Workshop, Menorca Spain!
Signup and Info available here I have never been to Menorca before but I excited at the prospect. I enjoyed Seville very much last year where I taught a three day drawing...
Workshop Warmups: Dave Attell!
Here's another warm up sketch from my Orlando workshop: stand up comedian Dave Attell !
On My Easel - Pondering - oil pastel portrait painting
I asked this young woman to hold the pose while I took a picture to work on back at my studio. As much as I really like going to drawing groups, I wish I could get so many of...
New image for Atelier Choux Paris
Christmas Day in Iowa
There is no Internet reception in this small Iowa town except with a daily brief phone hot spot, so I didn't write up the Christmas posts until I got back to Orlando. Christmas...