ChetArt

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    This blog serves as a collection of past, present and future projects from the illustration studio of Chet Phillips. There will also be spotlights on creative people I admire and how-tos, mixed with an occasional bit of silliness culled from the Intertubes added in for seasoning. Thank you for visiting.
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    Ghosts

    Posted By on June 30, 2015

    Alagoas “Ghosts” / Music Video from Dvein

    Charles Crisler

    Posted By on June 30, 2015

    Charles Crisler

    Great gig poster work from Charles Crisler.

    Wave Cabinet

    Posted By on June 29, 2015

    Wave from Sebastian Errazuriz Studio

    Rafael Mantesso

    Posted By on June 26, 2015

    Rafael Mantesso

    Clever interactions from Rafael Mantesso with Jimmy the Bull.

    Joe Mangrum- Sand Painting

    Posted By on June 25, 2015

     Sand Painting #8 Doe Museum, Zuidlaren, Netherlands from Joe Mangrum

    VLES light installation

    Posted By on June 24, 2015

    VLES light installation from inty friendly interactions

    The Exquisite Corpse Project 2

    Posted By on June 23, 2015

    The Exquisite Corpse Project 2 from michael waldron

    Sur sa Trace- de lafforest axel

    Posted By on June 22, 2015

    Sur sa trace from de lafforest axel

    ChetArt- SDCC 2015 Small Press

    Posted By on June 18, 2015

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    In addition to signed prints, stickers and the Childhood Book, new for this year’s San Diego Comic Con from Chet Phillips:

    The Chet Phillips Small Press table- O-01 is located across from Oni Press

    Kaiju Baseball Cloisonné Pin

    Posted By on June 17, 2015

    KaijuPinAngle

    Along with the release of the ChetArt Kaiju Baseball card sets, poster and t-shirts comes a collectible Kaiju Baseball cloisonné enamel pin. Pin measures 1.75″ x 1.5″ and comes with a butterfly clutch. The king of monsters is displayed on a 7 color + polished gold design. Japanese characters across the top translate to Kaiju Baseball and characters within baseball graphic translate to “Godzilla.”

     

    ~Purchase Pins Here~

    KaijuPinFront

    CardedPinFrontKaiju Baseball pin comes on display card. U.S. penny shows size relationship.

    PinCardedBackDisplay card back also shows butterfly clutch.

    PinOnMessengerBagDisplay on clothing, hat, messenger bag, bulletin board and more!

    ~Purchase Pins Here~

    Ten Tall Tales

    Posted By on June 16, 2015

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    “Ten Tall Tales” is new take on the time-honored tradition of the American tall tale. Written and illustrated by Chet Phillips and hand bound by Julie Sullivan of Dancing Cat Bindery. This mighty tall volume mirrors the idea of outlandish tales with its unusual 6.5″ x 14.5″ size. Bound in blue book cloth with cut out title revealing a rich textured blue paper beneath. Surrounding the title area are silver foiled stamped stars. In addition to the characters, writing and hand bound richness, each book includes an original, hand drawn sketch on the inside front cover.

    Stories and characters include: a mythical Jackalope and his horned toad sidekick, a cosmic repairman, the sharpshooting monkey that saved the world, a Luchador’s legendary match with death, the human Ouija board, the “Cryptid Whisperer,” a valiant Victorian lady that walked among the Old Ones, an odd man in a bird suit, a fox that talked his way to immortality and a feline pirate with an addiction to catnip.

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    TallTalesInsideFrontSketch2

    SketchDetail2Original signed marker and pencil sketch included with each book.

    JedidiahSpread

    Available at this year’s San Diego Comic Con and afterwards in the online shop.

    Lux Cups

    Posted By on June 16, 2015

    LuxCups

    I had the pleasure of meeting Libby and John from Lux Cups at Houston’s Comicpalooza. Libby creates fun taxidermy-themed jewelry pieces of critters and pop culture icons.

    Visit the web site and online shop for more fun.

    Selçuk Yılmaz

    Posted By on June 15, 2015

    Selçuk Yılmaz

    Intricate metal animal head sculptures by Selçuk Yılmaz.

    Gallery 1988- Tom Hanks Show

    Posted By on June 10, 2015

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    This Saturday June 13th marks the opening reception for Gallery 1988’s “No Sad Stuff” Tom Hanks art show. My contribution is titled “To Protect and Drool” showcasing “Turner and Hooch.” Signed limited edition Giclees and a framed version available at the gallery and online shop.

    ~Purchase from the limited edition here.~

    Kaiju Baseball- Cards, Poster, T-Shirts & Pin

    Posted By on June 8, 2015

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    Kaiju Baseball imagines an alternate universe in which kaiju creatures from the Godzilla and Ultraman worlds play baseball. The Demon Monster League is comprised of 4 teams with 9 players represented for each: Tokyo Terrors, Matsumoto Mutants, Fuji Fiends and Kyoto Kaijus. This parody mashup of Japanese monster and baseball fun is represented as a collection of baseball trading cards, an 18″ x 24″ poster and a selection of t-shirt designs. Each are listed below with details and links to browse in the online shop.

     

    ~Kaiju Baseball Card Set~

    Each card measures approx. 2″ x  3.75″ with the character’s portrait, name, team name, number, and field position in Japanese on the front side. The backs pay tribute to the famed Menko card style with fighting numbers and rock, paper and scissor symbols that allow for playing a version of the card game War. Also on the card backs are English interpretations of the character’s name, nickname, team and field position with a few player stats. 40 cards in all that includes 36 player cards and 4 team cards. Set is packaged in a hand crafted green paper portfolio and gold foil stamp of Kaiju Baseball in Japanese characters on the label. Printed on thick sturdy 14 pt. premium uncoated card stock.

    KaijuCardsFront~Click to Enlarge~

    KaijuCardsBacks

    GodzillaFrontBack

    KingGhidorahFrontBack

    BaragonFrontBack

    KaijuPackagFrontAngle

    ~Get the card sets here~

     


     ~Kaiju Baseball Poster~

    An 18 x 24 poster of the entire set is also available. This colorful display of all 36 players (plus 4 team cards) is offered as an offset printing on sturdy 100 lb. glossy card stock with a rich aqueous coating.

    ~Get the poster here~

    KaijuPoster18″ x 24″ Poster on 100lb. Glossy Card Stock

    KaijuPosterDetail~Poster Detail~

    KaijuPosteronWall

    ~Get the poster here~


     

    ~Kaiju Baseball T-Shirts~

    KaijuShirtSelection~Click image to Enlarge~

    A selection of players are available on T-Shirts. Each design is available in a variety of shirt colors and shirt styles.

    ~Get T-Shirts Here~


    Kaiju Baseball cloisonné enamel pin

    KaijuPinAngle

    Along with the release of the ChetArt Kaiju Baseball card sets, poster and t-shirts comes a collectible Kaiju Baseball cloisonné enamel pin. Pin measures 1.75″ x 1.5″ and comes with a butterfly clutch. The king of monsters is displayed on a 7 color + polished gold design. Japanese characters across the top translate to Kaiju Baseball and characters within baseball graphic translate to “Godzilla.”

     

    ~Purchase Pins Here~

     

    CardedPinFront

    PinOnMessengerBag

    Penguins Mirror

    Posted By on June 5, 2015

    “Penguins Mirror” (2015) by Daniel Rozin from bitforms gallery

    CJ Johnson

    Posted By on June 4, 2015

    CJ Johnson

    Pop Culture vehicle series by CJ Johnson.

    Grand Budapest Hotel/The Shining Mashup

    Posted By on June 3, 2015

    Wes Anderson’s The Shining from Steve Ramsden

    Steve Axford

    Posted By on June 2, 2015

    Steve Axford

    Beautiful fungi photography from Steve Axford.

    Chris Stevens- Dark Knight Returns

    Posted By on June 1, 2015

    Chris Stevens

    The Dark Knight Returns by Chris Stevens.

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