Ruth Marten

Ruth Marten has her way with 18th century engravings, transforming them into something really special.

Cedric Laquieze

Cedric Laquieze takes flower arranging to a whole new level.

Laurie Lipton

Drawing inspiration from the likes of Goya, Durer and Diane Arbus, artist Laurie Lipton creates intricate cross hatched drawings with arresting themes.

Mark Weaver

A great selection of screen prints can be found on Atlanta based graphic designer and illustrator Mark Weaver’s site.

The Alphabet 2

The Alphabet 2 from n9ve.

“I Want My Music Video Art Show”

I had the pleasure of meeting music video director Chris Marrs Piliero when he dropped by my booth during San Diego’s Comic Con back in July. He invited me to contribute to his (and Dave MacDowell’s) curated  “I Want My Music Video Art Show.” Each artist was invited to choose from a predetermined list of music videos and interpret it using their style of art. The resulting collection of work will be showcased at Meltdown Gallery in L.A. on October 7th and runs through October 20th. If you’re in the L.A. area, but sure to drop by and check it out.

My contribution is based on the Johnny Cash cover of the Nine Inch Nails song “Hurt.” Signed Giclee print with inset skeleton and crown elements.

Carissa Byers

Dallas photographer Carissa Byers is an incredibly talented photographer, equally adept with still life and portraiture. After all, if she can photograph me for a future MailChimp feature and pull several really good shots from the session, she has to be good.

Ursus Wehrli

Swiss artist and comedian Ursus Wehrli has created a series of fun before and after photos displaying a talent for extreme organization. (via Geekosystem)

Edouard Martinet

Edouard Martinet creates beautiful sculptures from found parts of insects, fish and birds.

Literary Pets 2012 Wall Calendar

Just released- the 2012 Literary Pets wall calendar. This dual month display design is printed on sturdy 100 lb glossy cover stock with each month’s page measuring 9″ x 12.” Includes such fur-faced literary luminaries as G.R.R. Tolkien, Kurt Vonnemutt, Laura Bengal Wilder, H.P. Lovecat plus 8 more.

As an extra added bonus, the back page of the calendar offers 4 full color 4.25″ x 6″ postcards. Trim them out and mail your final thoughts to a friend before the Mayan prophecy delivers the ultimate smack down.

~Click Here To Learn More~


A new image filter from Photoshop known as “Fractalius” can create some interesting photo effects, such as the above “Electric Fuzz” by Steve Owen. View tutorials and more examples Here. (The filter’s name sounds like a fictional Battlestar Galactica planet located in the Fubar galaxy.)

Derek Nobbs

Sailors, skulls and lumberjacks. All from the mind of Derek Nobbs.

Scott Hove

Oakland artist Scott Hove cleverly messes with our minds by creating sculptures depicting faux cake deliciousness mixed with a heavy dose of nightmare.


Rosa is an animated short movie by Jesus Orellana, due out in November.

Nathan Stapley

Great group of DeNiro portraits from Nathan Stapley.

Chairman Chimp

Introducing Chairman Chimp
Member of the Fraternal Order of Mystical Monkey Business

This project will be part of the upcoming Etsy Dallas charity event: “Sit Down to Stand Up for Kids. Little Chairs for a Big Cause” benefiting Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center. The event will be a silent auction showcasing the talents of Etsy Dallas artist’s interpretations of the brilliant miniature chair design by David Patton of Ferrochie. If you’re in the DFW metro area, mark your calendars for October 13th and come by for free admission, food, drinks. Don’t miss your chance to purchase a fun piece of artwork and help a worthy cause.

Each chair measures approx. 3.5″ wide x 6″ tall x 7.5″ deep. Two part interlocking design.

Chairman Chimp’s face is  a digital art print on fabric material. Painted tongue and banana stand, wooden ears, red and brown felt, gold cord and tassel.

Click here for more info about the event.

Nick Agin

New York graphic designer Nick Agin has created a fun turn of the century series of Star Wars characters.

Roger D. Evans- Jonny Quest Opening Titles

This gets filed under “Great childhood memories re-imagined.” The opening credits to Jonny Quest recreated in stop action.

Thanks, Roger! (Now start working on an end credits version please.)

Ken Wong

Australian artist Ken Wong currently resides and works in Shanghai for a computer game studio. Check out some of his wonderful character design.

Monkey Mantle

Outfielder and first baseman for the New York Yankees,  Monkey Mantle as portrayed on his 1961 Topps Banana baseball trading card.