SUNDAY MAILBAG: SOCIAL MEDIA?

Q: You've mentioned that artists/caricaturists needed to use social media to increase their presence, “particularly Instagram.” I am...

COME SEE ME AT ATLANTA COMIC CON!

Summer Comic Cons are ramping up! This year I'll be a special guest at Atlanta Comic Con, taking place July 12-14th at the Georgia...

 
 
 

MONDAY MADNESS- FUNDALINI FUN!

In 2004 MAD added a feature called “The Fundalini Pages”, which consisted of short listicles, mini-features, gag cartoons and other...

DREADED DEADLINE DEMON

There won't be any posting going on here for a while, I'm afraid. Crunch time.

 
 
 

SILLY WONKY SNEAK PEEK!

As promised, here's a look at the splash page from my piece in MAD 8, written by Alec Owen. Of course you really didn't need a peek...

ON THE STANDS: MAD 8!

In subscriber's mailboxes now, on the stands tomorrow! Cover Inside Cover Shorts & Briefs Mid-Haircut Comments You Don't Want to Hear...

 
 
 

SUNDAY MAILBAG: HEAD SHAPE FIRST?

Q: I've seen you mention a few times - including in your book - that in the studio you start a caricature with the head shape, but...

THE MAD ART OF CARICATURE: BATTLE DAMAGED!

Okay. Not really “battle” damaged like your favorite action figure variation, but sort of. Books bought wholesale for brick and mortar...

 
 
 

SPOTTED IN THE WILD

Looks like MAD subscribers are back to getting their copies earlier than the official publication date. This was stinking up my mailbox...

ILLUSTRATION THROWBACK THURSDAY 64: ROB & CELESTIA!

I did this in acrylics for the wedding invites of my pals Robert Sundini and Celestia Ward back in 2007. I sent them the original but...

 
 
 

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- BIG BANG THEORY!

I have to cop out this week on a new SotW because... BUSY. However here's a look at a rare revision on a splash page for MAD. It's...

IN MEMORY OF BILL GAINES

I was remiss yesterday in not recognizing that it was the 27th anniversary of the passing of MAD Magazine's founder and, as his business...

 
 
 

MONDAY MADNESS: ANOTHER MAD 8 SNEAK PEEK!

Here's another sneak peek at a panel from the parody I drew for MAD 8, written by Alec Owen. This one is tough to figure out. It it...

2019 WORKSHOPS SOLD OUT, BUT. ORLANDO?

My workshop in Austin in October is now sold out, meaning all workshops for the rest of 2019 are booked solid. That, however, does...

 
 
 

SUNDAY MAILBAG: YOUR SIGNATURE?

Q: I love your signature... it's perfect for a cartoonist. Is it just your natural signature or did you engineer it? A: Thanks! No...

SNEAK PEEKS FOR MAD 8!

The official sneak peeks at what's coming up in MAD 8 have started, beginning with TV Insider's look at Game of Thrones Spin-offs!,...

 
 
 

ILLUSTRATION THROWBACK THURSDAY 63- THE STUPRANOS!

Back in early 2000 I started doing work for MAD Magazine clone Cracked. That all started when I showed the new editor of Cracked a...

SKETCH O'THE WEEK- KEANU REEVES!

A little late today, but here's a sketch of Keanu Reeves as “John Wick” from the movie series of the same name. Original available...

 
 
 

SPOT FOR SCHOLASTIC

This is a little spot illustration I did earlier this year for Scholastic. The article is a feature they do where two kids debate a...

SPOT OPEN IN DENVER WORKSHOP!

I've had a cancellation in my workshop in Denver and all the people on my waitlist have chickened out! So, I now have a spot up for...

 
 
 



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 ...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late...

Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art, Contemporary Beach Art, “Late Afternoon Surf” by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

FRESH OFF THE EASEL This piece is from my Skillern's Seas Series. It is wired and ready to hang. The paint flow continues around the sides for a beautiful finish. 24"x36"x1.5... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive...

Abstract Landscape Painting, Contemporary Art “Wonderment” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

16" x 20" x .75" Acrylic on Cradled Panel Read more ...

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

Gym Loft / eklund terbeek

© René de Wit Architects: eklund terbeek Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands Category: Apartment interiors Lead Architects: Jenny Eklund, Dominique ter Beek Area: 230.0... Read more ...

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Filomena de Andrade Booth Fine Art Paintings

Summer Marsh 20" x 20" x 1.5"Acrylic on heavily textured canvas Purchasing Information This original, abstract landscape painting is stretched on a textured 1.5" deep gallery... Read more ...

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

Hofstraat House Addition / Dierendonckblancke Architects

© Filip Dujardin Architects: Dierendonckblancke Architects Location: Ghent, Belgium Category: Extension Area: 141.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Filip Dujardin Read more ...

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Albert Julius Olsson, Cloudy Moonlight

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Date: c. 1900 Technique: Oil on canvas Source Read more ...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into...

The Sandy Cliffs and Blue Skies of Martha's Vineyard Abstracted into Paintings by Rachael Cassiani

Moshup Moment. Images: Field Gallery Massachusetts-based artist Rachael Cassiani finds inspiration in her local beaches, dunes, and cloud-strewn skies to create abstract... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado...

Contemporary Art, Fluid Abstract Painting “CONFUSION IN THE SKY” by Colorado Artist Susan Fowler

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting is part of my brand new 2019 series "The Skyward Collection" 6"x6"x1" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $50 Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe...

Mixed Media Abstract Vertical Painting "MYSTIC TELEPATHY " by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Glass orbs, metal particles and mica flakes create light and texture.I painted this for my friends song by the name Deep Mental Telepathy.When I listened to his music this is... Read more ...

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Celebrating The Earth's Beauty - 16C Goddess Flora, Goddess of Flowers

Ambroise Dubois (Flemish-born French artist, 1542-43-1614-15) Flore ou Allégorie de l'été Summer is the perfect time to celebrate Earth's Beauty & Bounty. Flowers gave beauty &... Read more ...