Saturday Leftover Day. For me the forties and early fifties were the prime period for comic style advertising in newspapers, magazines and Sunday sections. I have show many...
2 monthes ago - The Fabuleous Fifties
It's Me, Melly
Thursday Bonus Day. By the 1960's the use of comic strip advertising in newspaper comics had dropped down to next to nothing. In the early sixties the Johnstone and Cushing...
2 monthes ago - The Fabuleous Fifties
ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 59
I love this drawing by the great Austin Briggs: I love its marvelous, fresh take on the running figure, partially obscured by the design of the flapping coat. Notice how Briggs...
2 monthes ago - Illustration Art
Ketcham Of The Day
Monday Cartoon Day. I have not had time to go up and clean another Toth story, so here is a special little post to make up for it. I came across an online source for The...
3 monthes ago - The Fabuleous Fifties
Calling Mr. Massey
Saturday Leftover Day. African-American visual artist Cal Massey had a dark secret. In his younger years, fresh out of art school, he worked in comics before becoming a...
4 monthes ago - The Fabuleous Fifties
Happy Birthday, Crystal Gayle!
About a month ago I finally fulfilled a longtime wish - I got to meet one of my favourite female vocalists, Crystal Gayle! It came about quite quickly and unexpectedly...
4 monthes ago - Cartoon Cave
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...
4 monthes ago - Tom Richmond
Iskn Slate - New gadget
So I was well and truly hooked in by the advertising on instagram for the iskn slate. It kept popping up and after a few watches I decides to check out some user reviews on...
4 monthes ago - Harriet Alice Fox
Caden's pastel portrait by Kim Blair
Caden Caden my 11 year old 'great' nephew was playing basketball when his Mom snapped this photo. I love the shear joy and enthusiasm he is radiating in this shot...if we could...
5 monthes ago - Kim Blair Artist
Sunday Mailbag: Art Books?
Q: Besides your book, what books do you think should be on any artist/cartoonist bookshelf? It can be instructional or inspirational. A: Like many artists I'm a bit of an art...
5 monthes 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
ORIGINALFRESH / Drawing Architecture Studio
© Hongyue Wang, Wenhui Lu Architects: Drawing Architecture Studio Location: Beijing, China Category: Coffee Shop Design Team: Han Li, Yan Hu, Xintong Zhang, Hequn Guo Area...
USk Workshop: Urban Sketching Workshop in Vancouver!
Vancouver:Urban Sketching Intensive Weekend! Join Oliver in Vancouver, Canada for a weekend that will push your sketching to the next level! • 4 workshops , packed with...
Mark Webster - Palette Knife Coffee Cups Acrylic Painting
Mark Webster - Palette Knife Coffee Cups Acrylic Painting. 8x10" Acrylic on Canvas Panel.
Paris before colour
Atelier Choux Paris in a greyer mood
JOE CIARDIELLO'S FISTFUL OF DRAWINGS
I've previously written of my admiration for the art of Joe Ciardiello . Ciardiello achieves drama in his drawings by balancing extremes. He contrasts a light, lacy line with...
Mark Webster - Coffee Cup Black and White Oil Painting
Mark Webster - Coffee Cup Black and White Oil Painting. 7x5" Oil on Panel.
Ingenue: Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland, and the Golden Age of Hollywood
I met Melanie Gall seven years ago when she presented The Sparrow and the Mouse at Fringe. This year, she returned to bring the heavenly singing of Deanna Durbin to Fringe...
The Croissant brain and other design ideas
I Came Home Inspired! Workshop Review
'Mountain Meadows' 16x20 pastel ©Karen Margulis Last weekend I went back to the mountains. It was the 4th team workshop I taught with Marsha Hamby Savage who was my first...