WEEKLY CLAPTRAP UPDATE 1!

We are officially one week into Desmond Devlin and my CLAPTRAP book project campaign, and we are off to a terrific start! Thanks to...

MONDAY MADNESS: ALFRED AS.!

I taught my final workshop for the foreseeable future this past weekend in Chicago. One of the artists participating was Scott Olney,...

 
 
 

SUNDAY MAILBAG- CROWDFUNDING GOAL?

Q: You seemed to be somewhat dismissive of crowdfunding projects in the past, yet here you are doing one. Why the change of heart?...

THE BIG THREE

Yesterday I posted a picture of my drawing board for an online challenge. A corner of my Al Hirschfeld original of me was showing,...

 
 
 

POST YOUR DRAWING BOARD!

It's a “thing” right now for artists to post a picture of your drawing board, so here's mine. I cut and recessed the LED light table...

THE DAILY CORONACATURE- OSCAR ISAAC!

Here's my Oscar Isaac. I kind of cheated here as I just got done drawing him a LOT for the first parody in Des Devlin and my new book...

 
 
 

TDC- TODAY'S SUBJECT: OSCAR ISAAC!

It's Wednesday! That's my day to pick the subject for “The Daily Coronacature”! Seeing as the group has been doing subjects that are...

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT SNEAK PEEK 4!

What kind of project are MAD writer Des Devlin and I planning? Hint: It will be welcome news for fans of the movie parody genre now...

 
 
 

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT SNEAK PEEK 5!

Still wondering what the heck MAD writer Des Devlin and I are up to? Hint: Des is writing it and I am drawing it (we tried it the other...

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT SNEAK PEEK 6!

MAD writer Desmond Devlin and I are up to something. Hint: It involves keeping alive a beloved comics genre that has been abandoned...

 
 
 

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT SNEAK PEEK 7

What could this project MAD writer Desmond Devlin and I are about to announce. Hint: It begins by completing a run of movie parodies...

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT SNEAK PEEK 8!

Okay, enough with the sneak peeks. Look for the big announcement of the worst kept secret in comics next hour!

 
 
 

DES & TOM'S MOVIE PARODY BOOK!

Are you sad that MAD Magazine has stopped producing the movie parodies that they helped make a part of American Pop Culture? MAD writer...

MONDAY MADNESS: FINAL MAD STATS

I received my comp copies of MAD 16 in the mail the other day. The issue should start showing up in subscriber's mailboxes in the next...

 
 
 

KISS THE SKY

50 years ago today the world lost one of the greatest and most innovative musicians who ever lived, the great Jimi Hendrix. I'm posting...

HOLY VIDEO RANKINGS, BATMAN!

Here's an excellent example of how you are SUPPOSED to handle using images you find on the internet for other purposes. The producer...

 
 
 

DAILY CORONACATURE- ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY!

Here's my sketch of today's “The Daily Coronacature” subject, the bewitching Elizabeth Montgomery. I have to admit I had a huge crush...

TODAY'S TDC SUBJECT- ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY!

We are going decidedly old school for today's “The Daily Coronacature” subject with the star of the beloved 1960's American TV show...

 
 
 

INDY WORKSHOP IN THE BOOKS!

This past weekend I managed to get another workshop in amid the coronavirus pandemic, this one in Indianapolis. It was a small but...

MONDAY MADNESS: 35 REASONS SCHOOL SUCKS!

In honor of today being the first day of school here in Minnesota, today's Monday MADness is a look back at a feature called “35 Scholarly...

 
 
 



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 Colorful Landscape, Tree Painting, Mixed Media

Contemporary Colorful Landscape, Tree Painting, Mixed Media

FRESH OFF THE EASEL 8"x8" Acrylic on Panel in Wooden Frame/SOLD Commissions of all sizes are welcome. Learn about my weekly art classes HERE View my upcoming Workshops... Read more ...

Funleader 18mm f/8: A $199 Cap Lens for Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Funleader 18mm f/8: A $199 Cap Lens for Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

After raising nearly $35,000 through Kickstarter in late 2019, the Funleader 18mm f/8.0 Cap Lens is now available to the general public. It's an ultra-compact walkaround lens... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Mountains, Fine Art Oil Painting...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Mountains, Fine Art Oil Painting “December Light” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

This Impressionistic Landscape captures an afternoon sun shining brightly for a few last minutes before the distant brewing storm closes in. That's the way of December days in... Read more ...

BIG Designs AI CITY, an Innovation Campus Hosting Headquarters of Tech Firm...

BIG Designs AI CITY, an Innovation Campus Hosting Headquarters of Tech Firm in Chongqing, China

Courtesy of Lucian R and BIG BIG has unveiled its design for AI CITY, the future home for Terminus Group, a smart service provider. Imagined as the new center of innovation for... Read more ...

Snøhetta Unveils New Cheongju City Hall in South Korea

Snøhetta Unveils New Cheongju City Hall in South Korea

Courtesy of Snøhetta and Plomp Snøhetta has won the international architecture competition to design the new city hall in Cheongju , South Korea. Working with local partner... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art, Expressionism, “Shattered”...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art, Expressionism, “Shattered” by Contemporary Artist Tracy Lupanow

"Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light." - Helen Keller This painting represents leaving something that is not working behind, and... Read more ...

Abstract Painting, Expressionism, Contemporary art, Large Colorful Wall Art...

Abstract Painting, Expressionism, Contemporary art, Large Colorful Wall Art "The Rebel's Frolic" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

FROLIC- to amuse oneself, to run about and play happily, to be merry.... This painting is the first in "The Rebel Series", a brand new series taking me back to my expressionism... Read more ...

Photo of Shark Swimming in a ‘Heart' of Salmon Wins 2020 Drone Awards

Photo of Shark Swimming in a ‘Heart' of Salmon Wins 2020 Drone Awards

The prestigious Siena Awards Festival has officially unveiled the winners of the 2020 Drone Photo Awards , and while there is the occasional “stereotypical” drone shot... Read more ...

Boxing Club Mohamed Ali / Atelier Aconcept

Boxing Club Mohamed Ali / Atelier Aconcept

Courtesy of Atelier Aconcept architects: Atelier Aconcept Location: Savigny-le-Temple, France Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier Aconcept Area: 650.0 m2 Read more ...

JNBY Store / Linehouse

JNBY Store / Linehouse

SM Lifestyle Center, Xiamen, Fujian, China Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Dirk Weiblen Area: 100.0 m2 Read more ...