Until Further Notice

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

I have been overwhelmed with our family health crisis and trying to get caught up with deadlines... I am not sure when blogging will...

Comic-Con Copyright Conundrum

COMIC-CON COPYRIGHT CONUNDRUM

This form letter went out to San Diego Comic-Con exhibitors last week: Comic-Con takes the issue of copyright infringement very seriously....

 
 
 
Monday MADness: Abysmal House!

MONDAY MADNESS: ABYSMAL HOUSE!

Poor Rick Meyerowitz... his classic illustration for the Animal House movie poster might be the most parodied movie poster ever. MAD...

Sunday Mailbag: Medical Insurance?

SUNDAY MAILBAG: MEDICAL INSURANCE?

Q: Being self-employed, what have you done about medical insurance? Have you found affordable medical insurance with decent coverage?...

 
 
 
40 years of Garfield!

40 YEARS OF GARFIELD!

Tuesday, June 19th marks the 40th birthday of everyone's favorite lasagna-loving, Monday-hating cat. Garfield and friends are celebrating...

GoFundMe Campaign for Daughter Gabrielle

GOFUNDME CAMPAIGN FOR DAUGHTER GABRIELLE

It's humbling to ask people to donate money when so many out there need assistance, but my youngest daughter has had a serious medical...

 
 
 
Sketch o'the Week- Halle Berry!

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- HALLE BERRY!

In the interests of completeness we have to include Halle Berry from the 2004's dreadful film “Catwoman” in our series of TV and film...

Illustration Throwback Thursday 49: X-Men for Cracked!

ILLUSTRATION THROWBACK THURSDAY 49: X-MEN FOR CRACKED!

Hoo-boy. Anytime I start thinking I might be getting a might overconfident in my work I need only drag out something like this to see...

 
 
 
Workshop Updates: London, MN, and Phoenix Openings!

WORKSHOP UPDATES: LONDON, MN, AND PHOENIX OPENINGS!

It's been a while since I posted an update on my 2018 worldwide caricature workshop tour. Workshops in Los Angeles , Atlanta, Dallas,...

Nick Meglin Obit in the NY Times

NICK MEGLIN OBIT IN THE NY TIMES

The Lovely Anna and Nick at the 2008 Reubens The New York Times published a terrific obituary/article on the late Nick Meglin today....

 
 
 
Monday MADness: Board Game Movies!

MONDAY MADNESS: BOARD GAME MOVIES!

Back in MAD 502 writer Jacob Lambert made fun of Hollywood's sudden interest in movies based on board games with this 2 pager I illustrated...

Sunday Mailbag- X-Rated MAD?

SUNDAY MAILBAG- X-RATED MAD?

Q: Your understandable reluctance to do ‘blue' art reminds me that I recently bought a couple of oldish German and Dutch MAD s out...

 
 
 
The Case of the Sold Out Print

THE CASE OF THE SOLD OUT PRINT

I thought I'd let followers of the blog know I'm down to only 30 copies of my limited edition Sherlock Holmes print “The Game is Afoot”....

MAD's “Don't Let the Penguin Drive the Batmobile”!

MAD'S “DON'T LET THE PENGUIN DRIVE THE BATMOBILE”!

I guess the word is out on this , so I can share it here. First there was Goodnight Batcave , then there was Superman and the Miserable,...

 
 
 
Sketch o'the Week: Michelle Pfeiffer!

SKETCH O'THE WEEK: MICHELLE PFEIFFER!

Did I mention I am doing a new limited edition print to debut at San Diego Comic Con next month? I wonder what the subject will be?...

MAD 2 Sneak Peek!

MAD 2 SNEAK PEEK!

Here's a look at some of my art for “Xander and Kam's Sneaky Previews” from MAD 2, which is officially out today! Written by Ian Boothby...

 
 
 
On the Stands: MAD 2!

ON THE STANDS: MAD 2!

In subscribers mailboxes for a week or so already, on newsstands everywhere tomorrow and in comic book shops and digital this week! Cover...

Nick Meglin 1935-2018

NICK MEGLIN 1935-2018

This art was for Nick's “MAD Book” given to him at his retirement Nick Meglin was the only person I ever knew who I would look forward...

 
 
 
Great Articles Linkapalooza!

GREAT ARTICLES LINKAPALOOZA!

Here's a couple of links to some terrific reads on this and that: Mental Floss has an article on the “ 15 Secrets of Caricature Artists...

Toronto Workshop Underway!

TORONTO WORKSHOP UNDERWAY!

My Toronto caricature workshop starts today through Sunday! Above is my class illustration. Want to take one of my workshops? I've...

 
 
 



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 ...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Brilliant Forest 2” by Illinois...

Contemporary Abstract Flower Art Painting “Brilliant Forest 2” by Illinois Artist Marilyn Weisberg

This beautiful painting is an original abstract acrylic painting with vivid, bright, glorious hot pinks, hot oranges, purples, periwinkle and gold. 18"x24" Acrylic on... Read more ...

A Colorful Abstract Approach to Acrylic Painting Inspired by Monet

A Colorful Abstract Approach to Acrylic Painting Inspired by Monet

As a representational artist, I have appreciated the ingenuity of abstract painters. I've tried my hand at abstract acrylic painting and found it fun, liberating, yet... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed...

Abstract Mixed Media Art Painting "Red Beneath 180116" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

I thought of calling this painting "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat", but that name was already taken. When you see the patchwork of all the different colors... Read more ...

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort / onion

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort / onion

© Wworkspace , Wison Tungthunya Architects: onion Location: Ko Samui, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand Lead Architects: Siriyot Chaiamnuay, Arisara Chaktranon Area... Read more ...

Contemporary Seascape, Abstract Seascape, Coastal Living Decor, Fine Art...

Contemporary Seascape, Abstract Seascape, Coastal Living Decor, Fine Art "Stormy Waters-Study I" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" Original 8"x10" poured acrylic abstract beach seascape painting on 140 lb archival paper. $85.00 Read more ...

"Winter Day", Original Mixed Media Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

"Winter Day", Original Mixed Media Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

Winter Day This little painting is fresh off the easel. It was created with hand-painted papers, inks, and acrylic paints. It has a dreamy, luminescent quality because of all... Read more ...

Contemporary Two Sided Fine Art Sculpture “Waterways” by Santa Fe...

Contemporary Two Sided Fine Art Sculpture “Waterways” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Side A Side B There are six layers of painting fused together into one sculpture with two different views. One side depicts varying levels of waterways and the other shows the... Read more ...

Water Dance..Oil.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Water Dance..Oil.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Although I did this one a long time ago I thought I would still post it today, it was such a fun image to paint. You know me and waterscapes. This is an oil on gallery wrap... Read more ...

Frozen Bubble Formations and Shards of Snow Captured in Alaska's Swamps and...

Frozen Bubble Formations and Shards of Snow Captured in Alaska's Swamps and Ponds by Ryota Kajita

Japanese photographer Ryota Kajita has captured the strange ice patterns of Alaska's interior swamps and ponds for the last eight years as a part of his Ice Formations series... Read more ...

Adobe Lightroom Update Adds Preset and Profile Sync and More

Adobe Lightroom Update Adds Preset and Profile Sync and More

Adobe has just announced its June 2018 release of Lightroom CC, and one of the big features found in the update is preset and profile synchronization. It allows you to sync... Read more ...