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Marvin Gaye

Commissioned ink portrait of immortal soul singer Marvin Gaye– Purchase a giclée print of this portrait here

U-Roy

Commissioned graphite portrait of Reggae “toasting” pioneer U-Roy–

Ron Asheton

Commissioned portrait of Ron Asheton, guitarist for Iggy & The Stooges— Acrylic on cradled hardboard, 14 x 18 inches—

Answer Me! Anthology

Cover art for new anthology of Answer Me! magazine, which collects all 4 issues for the first time— To be co-published in 2017 by Answer Me! creator Jim Goad, Nine Banded Books, and Underworld Amusements—

Visual Abuse Book Release Party/Art show at Fantagraphics Bookstore Nov. 12 – Dec. 8

Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood will be hosting a book release party and art show for Visual Abuse: Jim Blanchard’s Graphic Art 1982-2002— The opening reception and book signing will be Saturday, November 12, from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, and the art show will be up until December 8— The show will focus on Rock Art artifacts including flyers, posters, and record covers—

Ebey

Portrait of my friends Erin and Matt’s power pup “Ebey”— Scratchboard, 9” x 12”—

Whitman Mayo

Painting of actor Whitman Mayo, who played “Grady” on TV’s Sanford And Son— Acrylic on stretched canvas, 30” x 40”— This painting and more will be on the walls of Bellingham, Washington’s Redlight Bar until November 30, 2016—

Jim Blanchard/Sonny King at La Luz De Jesus Gallery Oct. 7- 30

I’ll have a selection of original drawings and paintings, as well as posters and prints on the hallowed walls of the La Luz De Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles from October 7 through October 30— Also in the show is Australian sculptor and artist Sonny King— I will be there for the Opening Night shindig on Friday, October 7 from 8:00 to 11:00 PM— I will also be there the following day, Saturday, October 8 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM for a book signing— Advanced copies of my new Fantagraphics hardcover VISUAL ABUSE will be available for purchase. Preview the show here— Looking forward to seeing some of my So Cal homies!

Visual Abuse

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Here’s a sample look at Visual Abuse: Jim Blanchard’s Graphic Art 1982-2002, published by Fantagraphics Books— It turned out great! The 200-page hardcover will be in stores in October, 2016. Get a signed copy here

 

Dick Curless

Portrait of country singer Dick Curless– Acrylic on panel, 5 x 7 inches–

Sweet Invicta

CD EP packaging for Bellingham, WA teenage rock combo Sweet Invicta– Recorded by Conrad Uno–

Timothy Carey

Commissioned portrait of Timothy Carey, legendary character actor, director, and nut– Acrylic on panel, 9 x 12 inches–

Doggy Benefit At Darrell’s

Poster design for a benefit show to help fund spay and neuter clinics in Washington State’s Yakima Valley–

Annabella’s Dad

Commissioned ink portrait of my friend Annabella’s dad–

Little Richard for Oxford American

Pen & ink portrait of Little Richard for the 2016 Music Issue of Oxford American magazine– Read David Ramsey’s excellent article “Prayers For Richard” at the Oxford American website— Buy a poster print in 3 sizes here

Fatty Arbuckle

Commissioned pen & ink portrait of Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle– Get a nifty photo print of this portrait here

Mari Evans

Commissioned pen & ink portrait of poet Mari Evans–

Jim Jones & Squeaky Fromme

Pen and ink portraits of culties Jim Jones and Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme–

Thalmus Rasulala

Painting of actor Thalmus Rasulala, acrylic on panel, 9 x 9 inches–

Boss Rhino EP

I did artwork and design for the new 12 inch EP by Bellingham, WA hard rockers Boss Rhino– The vinyl is translucent gold and the edition is 500– Mixed by Dave Crider– Buy one via US Post here

Marc Maron / Redd Foxx

Renowned comedian, actor and podcast host Marc Maron loves his Redd Foxx giclée print, and tweeted as much on June 21– Thank you, Marc! Purchase a poster print in 3 sizes here

James Coburn

Painting of James Coburn, acrylic on clay board, 8 x 10 inches–

Appendages Silkscreen Book

Here’s a look at Appendages limited edition silkscreen art book by Jim Blanchard– Created entirely by hand by French art collective Le Cagibi– Sorry to say the edition of 70 copies is now sold out– See a Facebook photo set of the whole book-making process here

Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas painting, 18 x 14 inches, acrylic on hardboard–

Muhammad Ali for The Stranger

I did a portrait of Muhammad Ali for the cover of this week’s The Stranger newsweekly– Buy a poster print of the portrait in 3 sizes here

Vader

Acrylic painting of “Vader,” a friend’s Chocolate Lab– 12 x 12 inches on cradled hardboard–

Christina Lindberg

Commissioned painting of Christina Lindberg from the film Thriller: A Cruel Picture, aka: They Call Her One-Eye– Acrylic on stretched canvas, 24 x 30 inches–

Lawrence Ferlinghetti for Extra Good Stuff

Graphite portrait (with Photoshop color) of esteemed Beat poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti for the back cover of Dennis P. Eichhorn’s latest comix anthology, Extra Good Stuff, to be published in 2015 by Last Gasp of San Francisco— Buy the original art here

Language Lessons Volume 1

I did a broadside illustrating a piece by poet Brian Barker for Chet Weise and Ben Swank’s massive new Language Lessons box set, out now from Third Man Records– Buy and learn more about the Language Lessons box set at the Third Man website

Personality Crisis at Dwelling Spaces June 21 – July 17

I’ll have paintings, drawings and prints at Dwelling Spaces in Tulsa, Oklahoma from June 21 through July 17– I will be there July 17 for the closing night party–