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Hillbilly Logo for The Cabin

I designed a hillbilly cartoon and typography to be used on t-shirts and coasters for The Cabin Tavern in Bellingham, WA—

Custom Helicopter Canopy

My old pal Rob requested a custom painted canopy for his model helicopter, and I went with a traditional nose cone shark design— Matte acrylic paint, approx. 3.5 inches long—

Jim B. Artist Shop at Threadless

I now have a line of threadless.com garment designs, available in a variety of colors and styles for men and women— Check out the entire line here

Peggy Lipton

Commissioned acrylic portrait of Mod Squad-era Peggy Lipton— 14 x 18 inches on cradled hardboard—

Monsters Of Ink Interview

I did a brief interview with Dustin Krcatovich for Riot Fest’s new “Monsters Of Ink” series about visual artists, designers, and craftsmen who work in the realm of Rock ’N’ Roll— Read it and see it here— Thanks, Dustin!

Blue Moon

Acrylic portrait of Keith Moon, crazed drummer for The Who– 20 x 20 inches on stretched canvas–

Roy Scheider

Acrylic portrait of actor Roy Scheider from the 1977 film Sorcerer– 20 x 20 inches on stretched canvas– Buy this painting here

LaWanda Page

Acrylic portrait of comedienne LaWanda Page, who played Aunt Esther on the TV show Sanford & Son– 30 x 24 inches on stretched canvas– Buy this painting here

WATCH IT, SUCKER! at The Cabin Nov. 3, 2017 – Jan. 3, 2018

I’ll have some new paintings on the walls of my favorite Bellingham, WA watering hole The Cabin from November 3, 2017 through Jan. 3, 2018– For info about The Cabin, see their Facebook page

Cash

Commissioned graphite portrait of Cash, my pal Carl’s wonderful French Bulldog (with acrylic grey background)–

Nick Cave

Commissioned acrylic portrait of Nick Cave– 14 x 18 inches on stretched canvas– 

Trucker Fags In Denial

Out-of-print since 2007, my comic book with writer Jim Goad, Trucker Fags In Denial, is now available in a brand new, magazine-sized edition— Get a signed and numbered copy here— 

Barbara Steele

Acrylic portrait of famed British horror movie actress Barbara Steele– 20 x 20 inches on stretched canvas– Buy this painting here

Charlton Heston

Acrylic portrait of Charlton Heston from the film The Omega Man– 24 x 24 inches on cradled panel–

Bob Wills

Commissioned graphite portrait of Country Swing legend Bob Wills– Get a giclée print of this portrait here

Silver Leaf Barbie Head

I bought a Barbie head at a garage sale for $3.00 and decided to “customize” it with some acrylic blisters and silver leaf—

The Greatest Coloring Book Of All Time

My portrait of Muhammad Ali appears on the cover of a new book: The Greatest Coloring Book Of All Time, which collects Ali artwork by 35 artists, all suitable for coloring— Introduction by noted African-American author Darius James— Published by Feral House— More info here

Al Davis

Commissioned portrait of the notorious owner of the Oakland Raiders– Graphite and acrylic on bristol board–

Nina Simone

Commissioned painting of Nina Simone– Acrylic on 11″ x 14″ cradled panel– A giclée print of this portrait is available here

Denzel Washington

Commissioned ink portrait of Denzel Washington—

Visual Abuse at Floating World Portland June 1 – June 30

Through June, I’ll have art on display at the fabulous Floating World Comics store in Portland, Oregon + will be there for the opening/book signing Thursday, June 1– Please spread the word and stay tuned— 

What’s Up! May, 2017

My Shirley Jones painting appears on the cover of the May issue of Bellingham, WA music mag What’s Up!

Visual Abuse review at Blurt Online

Fred Mills at Blurt Online writes a short but thoughtful review of my latest tome Visual Abuse— Read it here

Sid Haig

Commissioned painting of character actor Sid Haig— Acrylic on 14” x 18” cradled panel—

Interview with The Comics Reporter

Old pal Tom Spurgeon interviewed me for The Comics Reporter, and writes about my new Visual Abuse book— See the interview here

What’s Up Magazine April, 2017

I did a squid cover for the April issue of Bellingham’s long-running What’s Up! magazine, and am profiled in the issue, as is my wife’s band The Dts– See the online version of the interview here

Book Signing at Comics Place in Bellingham, WA April 22

I’ll be signing books and whatever else is put in front of me at Bellingham’s excellent comic store The Comics Place on April 22 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM— More info at the Facebook Event page

The Glory Of Eyeball Assault

Eugene Robinson writes about my art and my new Visual Abuse book for online magazine OZY— Check it out here

Sir Coyler & His Asthmatic Band 45

Cover art for a 7-inch 45 by Seattle garage rockers Sir Coyler & His Asthmatic Band— The songs are “Invincible Blues” and “Pink & Blue”— Buy it direct from Pig Baby Records

Michael Jackson

Commissioned ink portrait of Michael Jackson–