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Squiggle Neuman No. 2

Acrylic painting on 16 x 16 inch cradled panel– The colored squiggles are fluorescent Clear Tar Gel, the black is Culture Hustle Black 3.0, the flattest, densest acrylic black I’ve ever worked with–

Gordie Howe

Commissioned graphite portrait of immortal hockey player Gordie Howe–

Jim B. Face Masks

I never thought I’d be lending my art to pandemic fashion accessories but here we are– All proceeds I receive for these masks will be donated to a local charity— See the entire line of 16 masks here

Beef Squad

Graphite portraits of Jim Goad and J.B. Beverley, turned into tattoos by graphic art genius Sean Tejaratchi, who does the always funny LiarTownUSA blog— To be used on Jim & J.B.’s new streaming show Beef Squad—

Jimmy Sirrel

Graphite portrait of legendary Notts County Manager Jimmy Sirrel–

Neil Young

Commissioned graphite portrait of Buffalo Springfield era Neil Young–

Flying T Editing Company Logo

I created some logo samples for old pal Tony Mills’ video editing company Flying T— Tony applied some crazy animated effects to one of them— Check out Tony’s Vimeo page here

Book Signing at Comics Place in Bellingham March 21

I’ll be at Bellingham, WA’s marvelous comic store Comics Place on Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 2-6, with an assortment of books, prints, stickers, etc.– The Facebook Event page is here

Motor Sports Garage Flyer in Goldmine Magazine

My Nirvana Motor Sports Garage flyer is featured in an article about collectible Grunge flyers in Goldmine Magazine— The flyer recently sold for over $2800 at Heritage Auctions—

Guitar Folks at The Cabin in Bellingham

I have some framed 18” x 24” prints at the fabulous Cabin Tavern in Bellingham, WA— See their Facebook page here

Trucker Fags Original Art, etc. to Ohio State’s Thompson Library

I’m thrilled to announce that the guy who purchased all my Trucker Fags In Denial original artwork (as well as pencil art, some Jim Goad scripts, and related ephemera) is donating the entire hoard to The Rare Books and Manuscripts Collections Library at Ohio State University and he says they are excited about acquiring it, calling it “…a real coup, and a great teaching/research tool in the years to come”! The Rare Books and Manuscript Specials Collections Library is a division of the Thompson Library, the 20th largest college library in the USA—

Get That PMA

PMA magazine editor/publisher Matt Johnston resurrected a dense rapidograph piece I did in 1986 for inside front and back covers of his excellent third issue, which features Jeff Ament, Jennifer Loomis, and Tim & Beth Kerr— Buy it/learn more at the PMA website

Di Young Combo Red Rum Posters

I did a couple posters for Di Young Combo shows at Bellingham, WA tiki bar Red Rum

Keanu Reeves

Commissioned portrait of Keanu Reeves as John Wick– Acrylic on stretched canvas, 15 x 30 inches– Buy a poster print in 3 sizes here

Stereo Donkey “Jump The Wall”

Stereo Donkey are a happenin’ Bellingham instrumental trio– Here is artwork I created for their latest release, Jump The Fence– Listen/buy it at the Stereo Donkey Bandcamp page

Sixto Rodriguez

Commissioned graphite portrait of Sixto Rodriguez, profiled in the excellent documentary Searching For Sugar Man–

Charlie Rich

Graphite portrait of country music icon Charlie Rich, aka “The Silver Fox”–

Alan Vega

 

Commissioned acrylic painting of New York rocker Alan Vega from the two-man band Suicide—

Value Ape T-shirt

T-shirt design for Seattle punk band Value Ape— They have an excellent new LP out called Live From the End of Civilization, which you can access here

St. Cloris “Worm Knockers” Aldrovandi

My contribution to the spectacular new 10th anniversary hand-bound silkscreen book from Lille, France’s Le Cagibi, which comes with a 10-inch record— See a video preview of this book here

Primitiva

Brand new 28-page full-color art book by Jim Blanchard— Features an assortment of devils, skulls, pin-up girls, bugs, and abstract primitive designs, all rendered over the years in acrylic and ink— Signed and numbered limited edition of 200, 5.5 x 5.5 inches on thick 100# glossy stock and 300# card stock covers— Get a copy from the publisher, Noreah/Brownfield—

Smokes, MKB Ultra, Stereo Donkey

“Fast and dirty” flyer design for a May 18 show in Bellingham, WA—

John Severson

Commissioned graphite portrait of Surfer magazine founder and artist John Severson (background cribbed from a Rick Griffin airbrush painting)–

Limited Edition Coaster Sets


Two new limited edition coaster sets: “Drunkoasters,” and “Pop Cult Coasters”. Signed and numbered editions of 50. Buy Drunkoasters here, Pop Cult Coasters are sold out–

Howard Schultz For The Stranger

Ink portrait of Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz for this week’s edition of Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger

Kurt Russell

Commissioned acrylic portrait of Kurt Russell from John Carpenter’s The Thing– 15 x 30 inches on stretched canvas– Get a poster print of this art in 3 sizes here

Meat Warp: Collected Sex & Violence Comix by Kegel & Blanchard!

Fantagraphics Underground recently published Meat Warp, a 100-page collection of twisted collaborations by C. Kegel and Jim Blanchard circa 1983-1997— Buy a signed copy directly from the artist here

Nina Simone For Oxford American

My portrait of Nina Simone will grace the cover of the 20th annual Southern Music Issue of Oxford American magazine— The magazine comes with a compilation CD/download— Order a copy here

Whiskey

Commissioned scratchboard portrait of Whiskey, a Rhodesian Ridgeback—

U.K. Killers Mini Book

A new 20-page mini book featuring portraits of infamous British murderers, with bios— Signed/ numbered edition of 200— More info/buy one here