A MADly Idiotic Birthday!

A MADLY IDIOTIC BIRTHDAY!

Happy 73rd birthday to the most prolific and longest-running writer in MAD Magazine history, MAD ‘s Maddest writer Dick DeBartolo!...

Workshop News: Atlanta- Mar 1-3, 2019!

WORKSHOP NEWS: ATLANTA- MAR 1-3, 2019!

This past weekend I conducted one of my caricature workshops here in Minnesota, class group illustration above. As usual we had a great...

 
 
 
Sketch o'the Week- Quentin Tarantino!

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- QUENTIN TARANTINO!

This week's SotW subject is one of my all-time favorite directors, Quentin Tarantino. I remember being blown away by “Pulp Fiction”...

One More from NYCC

ONE MORE FROM NYCC

Here's one last commissioned sketch cover from New York Comic Con. I had to bring this one home and mail it out, something I try not...

 
 
 
Monday MADness: Penguin Book On Sale!

MONDAY MADNESS: PENGUIN BOOK ON SALE!

Tomorrow is the official release date of MAD ‘s newest kids book parody Don't Let the Penguin Drive the Batmobile , written by Jacob...

Sunday Mailbag- New Books or DVD?

SUNDAY MAILBAG- NEW BOOKS OR DVD?

Q: Any new books on the horizon? I thought you mentioned a while back that Sketch-o-the-Week Vol. 2 would be out in October. Also,have...

 
 
 
Illustration Throwback Thursday 55: Library Journal!

ILLUSTRATION THROWBACK THURSDAY 55: LIBRARY JOURNAL!

I did this cover for the Library Journal in 2009. The cover story was about how library budgets were getting smaller and smaller and...

The New MAD- Four Issues In

THE NEW MAD- FOUR ISSUES IN

Issue number four of the “new” MAD magazine just hit the stands this week. So how's our beloved rag doing since its radical move to...

 
 
 
Digital MAD Moving to Magzter

DIGITAL MAD MOVING TO MAGZTER

For those of you who hated the MAD iPad app for getting the digital version of the magazine, good news! MAD is discontinuing the app...

Sketch o'the Week- Stevie Nicks!

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- STEVIE NICKS!

This week's SotW is Fleetwood Mac musical legend Stevie Nicks. As always, the original is available in the Studio Store .

 
 
 
MAD Sketch Covers at NYCC!

MAD SKETCH COVERS AT NYCC!

I'm getting home from New York today where The Lovely Anna and I did New York Comic Con. The show was crazy busy, especially with commissions. One...

Sudden Opening in Phoenix Workshop!

SUDDEN OPENING IN PHOENIX WORKSHOP!

I've had a cancellation for my Phoenix workshop and no one on the waitlist is still available, so I have put it back on the active...

 
 
 
On the Stands: MAD 4!

ON THE STANDS: MAD 4!

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

New 2019 Workshops: Switzerland X2!!

NEW 2019 WORKSHOPS: SWITZERLAND X2!!

I will be returning to Seengen, Switzerland in 2019 to conduct not one but TWO workshops on back to back weekends, again all organized...

 
 
 

A SVENGOOLIE SHOUT OUT!

The cat is out of the bag that I did the artwork on a parody of TV horror host Svengoolie and his show in issue 4. However back in...

New York Comic Con is On!

NEW YORK COMIC CON IS ON!

NYCC starts today at the Javits Center, New York City! You'll find The Lovely Anna and I at booth L-6 in the new Artists Alley, and...

 
 
 
Sketch o'the Week: “Ironic, Man” Roughs!

SKETCH O'THE WEEK: “IRONIC, MAN” ROUGHS!

Once again too busy for a sketch today... in fact I'm on my way to New York for New York Comic Con, which starts tomorrow! Here's a...

CARICATURE WORKSHOP MINI-DOCUMENTARY!

Check out this really cool mini-documentary on my caricature workshops by filmmaker, artist, and workshop alum Greg Feinberg! Thanks,...

 
 
 
Monday MADness: Another MAD 4 Sneak Peek!

MONDAY MADNESS: ANOTHER MAD 4 SNEAK PEEK!

Here's one last close-up look at a panel from my upcoming parody in MAD 4! More Universal monster mayhem. Issue 4 drops on October...

MAD 4 Sneak Peek: Svengoolie!

MAD 4 SNEAK PEEK: SVENGOOLIE!

I had planned on waiting until the issue came out to post this, but ComingSoon.net had the scoop on MAD ‘s Svengoolie feature in issue...

 
 
 



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 ...

Cottage Fries

Cottage Fries

Cottage Fries12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD SOLD Read more ...

PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT - 4" x 6" acrylic sky by Susan Roden

PURPLE MOVEMENT*4" x 6" acrylic on board / *unframed$75 - tax & shipping inclusive Fast and fluid. .. the purple cloud flew as the pastel colors tumbled and rolled. Light... Read more ...

Mango painting fruit original still life oil painting a day

Mango painting fruit original still life oil painting a day

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CLOUD BURST - 6" x 3 1/2" acrylic on wood by Susan Roden

CLOUD BURST - 6" x 3 1/2" acrylic on wood by Susan Roden

CLOUD BURST*6" x 3 1/2" acrylic on wood block*wall hanging & unframed$75 - tax + shipping inclusive Blue were the skies. .. and pregnant was the cloud. And the purple mass was... Read more ...

YELLOW - 10

YELLOW - 10

YELLOW10" round pastel on wood Wednesday is a day I typically go to life drawing. So wonderful to be immersed in the art of painting from life! And I enjoy immensely on trying... Read more ...

SEPTEMBER MIST ~ Original Plein Air Acrylic Painting by Marina Petro

SEPTEMBER MIST ~ Original Plein Air Acrylic Painting by Marina Petro

©Marina Petro "SEPTEMBER MIST"11X14inchesOriginal acrylic plein air painting on panel Only one in the entire universe...and it could be yours!Certificate Of Authenticity... Read more ...

Fog Reflections 12x9 Oil

Fog Reflections 12x9 Oil

Fog Reflections 12x9 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - $250 On Campobello Island, in the Herring Cove Provincial Park, Lake Glensevern drains into a tidal stream. When... Read more ...

덕수궁과 배재학당

덕수궁과 배재학당

정관헌 덕수궁에서 백재학당 역사박물관 덕수궁은 우리나라 4대궁중에 가장 특색있는 건물들이 많아 이것저것 많이 그려보고 싶었는데 정관헌 하나만 결국 그렸네요.. 수채 채색을 못하게 하는 것이 아쉬웠지만..집에와서 채색해봐야지 했는데 잘 안되네요.. 시립미술관 뒤편에 배재학당이 있는 줄 몰랐는데...이렇게 또 좋은... Read more ...

Return to Children's Fairyland

Return to Children's Fairyland

Children's Fairyland is a magical place for all. A visit transports you from the everyday to other times and other stories, some familiar and some new. I treasure my time at... Read more ...

Breaking Fog 9x12 Oil

Breaking Fog 9x12 Oil

Breaking Fog 9x12 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - $250 We're no stranger to fog here on Campobello Island. Summer wouldn't be the same without it. Dawn comes without... Read more ...