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To Fritzy For Me

TO FRITZY FOR ME

Monday Comic Strip Day. Oh, what special hell it must be to be the lesser known relative of a media darling. No, I am not talking of...

The Totheth With The Mosteth

THE TOTHETH WITH THE MOSTETH

Sunday Comic Book Heroes Day Skipping Dale Evans 5 we go to the next Sierra Smith story by Toth. It's down as being inked by Toth himself,...

 
 
 
To Fritzy For Me

TO FRITZY FOR ME

Monday Comic Strip Day. Oh, what special hell it must be to be the lesser known relative of a media darling. No, I am not talking of...

The Original Grinder

THE ORIGINAL GRINDER

Friday Little Bit Extra. Before Mort Walker created Beetle Bailey, he did cartoons. Between 1946 and 1952 he drew about 3500 cartoons...

 
 
 
Rebel Without A Cost

REBEL WITHOUT A COST

Saturday Civil War Day. I have always tried as much of the late fifties Sunday only strip Johnny Reb as possible. Signed by Frank Giacoia,...

Happy Happy Toth Toth

HAPPY HAPPY TOTH TOTH

Sunday Comic Strip Goodies. Continuing my run of Alex Toth DC work, here is his Sierra Smith story from Dale Evans 4.

 
 
 
One Man's Journey

ONE MAN'S JOURNEY

Saturday Story Strip Day. I never scanned a lot of samples from the perennial detective strip Steve Roper. Although I love Bill Overgard's...

The Totheth With The Mosteth

THE TOTHETH WITH THE MOSTETH

Sunday Comic Book Heroes Day Skipping Dale Evans 5 we go to the next Sierra Smith story by Toth. It's down as being inked by Toth himself,...

 
 
 
One Man's Journey

ONE MAN'S JOURNEY

Saturday Story Strip Day. I never scanned a lot of samples from the perennial detective strip Steve Roper. Although I love Bill Overgard's...

Happy Happy Toth Toth

HAPPY HAPPY TOTH TOTH

Sunday Comic Strip Goodies. Continuing my run of Alex Toth DC work, here is his Sierra Smith story from Dale Evans 4.

 
 
 
Rebel Without A Cost

REBEL WITHOUT A COST

Saturday Civil War Day. I have always tried as much of the late fifties Sunday only strip Johnny Reb as possible. Signed by Frank Giacoia,...

The Original Grinder

THE ORIGINAL GRINDER

Friday Little Bit Extra. Before Mort Walker created Beetle Bailey, he did cartoons. Between 1946 and 1952 he drew about 3500 cartoons...

 
 
 
Working In The Art Mines

WORKING IN THE ART MINES

Saturday Story Strip Day. More of Jack Davis assisting on Mike Roy's The Saint. What a marvelous run - and it is only getting better!...

Once Upon A Gag

ONCE UPON A GAG

And continuing my other series, here is another rare Howie Post story from Funny Stuff.

 
 
 
End Of The Run

END OF THE RUN

Saturday Story Strip Day. So there it is. The end of my run of The Saint Sunday strips, drawn by Mike Roy with assistance by Jack Davis....

All Doodles and Light

ALL DOODLES AND LIGHT

Sunday Post Serial. After the issues of Funny Stuff and Animal Antics in my collections, here is yet another DC title that had stories...

 
 
 
A Side Of Thorne

A SIDE OF THORNE

Saturday Story Strip Day. I recently got a set of assorted newspaper strips from a friendly collector in an easy trade. They included...

The Last Post

THE LAST POST

Sunday Post Delivery. Here is the last of the stories Howie Post did for DC in the Waly Kelly style in my collection. He also did a...

 
 
 
The Heart of Stan Drake

THE HEART OF STAN DRAKE

Saturday Leftover Day. For today I prepared a special one-off. In the past I have showed here a lot of Sundays from Stan Drake's Juliet...

When The West Was Old

WHEN THE WEST WAS OLD

Sunday Totally Toth. After finishing my last project - sharing all of my Howie Post animal stories for DC - I am turning to another...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Sunny Side Duck Oil Painting Farm Animal Art Pet Portrait

Sunny Side Duck Oil Painting Farm Animal Art Pet Portrait

Oil on Raymar Panel, 14" x 11". I painted one of my favorite duck images again in a larger size. It's nice to have a plump, happy duck around the studio! Visit my gallery to... Read more ...

Figure 2015 - 003

Figure 2015 - 003

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KME1001 Envision by Colorado Artist Kit Hevron Mahoney

KME1001 Envision by Colorado Artist Kit Hevron Mahoney

SOLD A very Happy New Year to everyone! I have been cleaning out my home studio to make room for new ideas and creations for 2017. This is a favorite that was saved to use as... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Impressionist Mountain River Palette Knife Oil Painting 72210

Mark Webster - Impressionist Mountain River Palette Knife Oil Painting 72210

Mark Webster - Mountain River Palette Knife Oil Painting 72210. 8x10" Oil on Canvas Panel. Check Availability. MarkWebster.net Read more ...

Opening Day at 7th Street Studios

Opening Day at 7th Street Studios

Yesterday the doors to 7th Street Studios opened to the public. An avalanche of hard work has devoured all my time for the past two months, so today I think I'll....just relax... Read more ...

The mind of the illustrator: Scattered Showers

The mind of the illustrator: Scattered Showers

Scattered Showers ©2016 Karen Mathison Schmidt16 x 16 inches • oil on 2" deep cradled GessobordTMgloss varnish sides painted dark umber • can be easily displayed with or... Read more ...

Forest Growth

Forest Growth

12" x 24" as shown acrylic on paper View from my studio. We lost many trees after Sandy, happy to see new growth in “our forest”. As you can see, I was playing with the same... Read more ...

Year In Review: 2016

Year In Review: 2016

(Before the post, here's a little New Year gift: I made my latest sketchbook PDF available as a pay-what-you-want digital download! Check it out here !) Hello! 2016 is over and... Read more ...

April Class Recap and May Class

April Class Recap and May Class

Before I recap our April class, I'll announce the date of our next class at the BCAC studio in the Ice House Mall in Barrington, IL: May 4th, 2018 MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH... Read more ...

ACEOs - Iris Stand - purple swoon-worthy swath of color!

ACEOs - Iris Stand - purple swoon-worthy swath of color!

ACEO original oil painting 2 ½ x 3 ½ inchesoil on ⅛ inch archival canvas • gloss varnish sold unframedSecond in the series of 10 ACEOs, I'm always thrilled to see a large... Read more ...