Chet | September 11, 2013
I received my complimentary version of Painter X3 yesterday, handsomely contained in a mini collector’s can on a flash drive. It prompted me to recall purchasing version 1 in 1992 (pictured on the left) that was packaged in a standard sized gallon paint can filled with a fistful of diskettes and manual. A lot has […]
Chet | September 4, 2013
3 new portraits have been added to the series Steampunk Monkey Nation in which characters are displayed among a gallery of all of the tools of their trade or military unit. Each of these stalwart monkeys and apes utilize specific weapons, clothing and support equipment in order to complete their challenging and dangerous tasks and […]
Chet | August 20, 2013
(click to enlarge) The jury is back and ChetArt will have 5 pieces included in the 2013 Toy Joy show. Toy Joy is an Austin institution, offering up a slew of wild and crazy fun. This is my second year to exhibit for this fun venue. Show details to follow soon.
Chet | August 19, 2013
The 2nd annual Austin Craft Riot summer show was a big success. Loads of crowds passed through the Austin Music Hall to shop, eat and enjoy the great music. The ChetArt booth was designed with a hands off approach this time around. I floated in the background, allowing elbow room and privacy for folks to […]
Chet | August 16, 2013
This weekend marks the 2nd annual summer show event hosted by Austin Craft Riot. 70 vendors anchor 2 days of art, music and food trucks at the Austin Music Hall. ChetArt will be represented with a booth full of signed prints, card sets, books and more. Learn more here.
Chet | August 14, 2013
Two new additions to the series “Steampunk Monkey Nation” portraits with gear. The ladies are represented with Penelope Lavinia Obscura, an espionage agent and mechanic Calpurnia “Flywheel” Camberforge. Prints of both available in the online shop.
Chet | July 25, 2013
Introducing the new series: Steampunk Monkey Nation character portraits with gear. From a strange and simian-based alternate universe comes this collection of figures from all walks of life and occupations. These portraits attempt to shed light on what it takes to survive and engage within the world of Steampunk Monkey Nation. Beginning with these three […]
Chet | July 23, 2013
San Diego Comic Con 2013 was a great experience with high energy fun, over the top creativity every where you looked and record breaking sales for us. We enjoyed seeing our fellow Small Press vendors from years back and meeting many new creatives. We had lots of return buyers and fans visit us and purchase […]
Chet | July 15, 2013
(Click to Enlarge) ChetArt will be represented at this year’s San Diego Comic Con in the Small Press Area, Booth O-01. “The Land of Kaiju” limited edition alphabet book, card sets and prints will be available. Find lots of monkey-centric items as well, with Simian Playing Card packs, “Lights! Camera! Monkeys!” postcard sets and print […]
Chet | July 5, 2013
A selection of Japanese styled monsters from the ChetArt “Land of Kaiju” series are now lurking on t-shirts and stickers. For adults these designs are available in a variety of colors and styles such as a t-shirt, girly fit, v-neck, baseball 3/4 sleeve, long sleeve and hoodie. You can also adorn your little monsters with […]
Chet | June 20, 2013
What if monkeys and apes invaded Hollywood? Lights! Camera! Monkeys! is a collection of eight 5″ x 7″ postcards showcasing monkeys in classic films and TV series. Each postcard is printed on sturdy 14 point premium uncoated cover stock and the reverse side includes a bit of back story or plot for each subject (monkey […]
Chet | June 17, 2013
The insanely creative silliness of the Monty Python troupe went a long way in shaping how I view the world today. Among their enormous television and movie accomplishments, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” remains the gold standard for their strange and silly form of genius. The hallowed British legend was never quite the same […]
Chet | May 31, 2013
Opening on June 7th at Ltd. Gallery- “Over the Line!” is an art show tribute to Coen Brothers films, curated by Chris Jackson. I’m honored to be included with my entry “The Dude Abides.”
Chet | May 14, 2013
I received pictures from long-time supporter of ChetArt foolishness, Dan over in the U.K. He has just put together framed displays of the various card sets he has purchased, ready for display in his home. Thank you Dan, for the great honor you’ve given my work and for sharing the beautiful results!
Chet | April 19, 2013
I’m proud to be a part of the upcoming “Tentacles!” art show at Ltd. Gallery in Seattle. Curated by Bonnie Burton, the show will be chock full of a variety of tentacle related art inspired by pop culture, literature, nature and comic books by 40 artists. The three ChetArt entries illustrate moments from a series, […]
Chet | April 5, 2013
This Sunday, Tribe Comics in Austin will bring together a great collection of creatives at the annual Nerd Cave Showcase. I’ll be there selling card sets, prints and magnets. Event runs 6-10 PM.
Chet | April 1, 2013
If asked to choose my favorite style of movie direction I would have to choose the Coen Brothers because of their consistently outlandish writing, characters and imagery. They grabbed hold of my imagination for the first time with a Blood Simple screening in New York City back in 1984. Then in 1987 I had the […]
Chet | March 7, 2013
The “Land of Kaiju” project meets the Victorian puzzle pouch. This folded design dates back to 1782 and were utilized in a variety of countries. The Japanese version, known as a “Tato”was used to store items such as buttons and needles. Known as a Valentine Puzzle Purse in Britain, it was popular during the Victorian […]
Chet | February 27, 2013
A group of ChetArt 3 inch square “Land of Kaiju” sketch cards are marching their way to Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle. (along with a whole bunch of other stuff)
Chet | February 25, 2013
A selection of characters from the new series “Land of Kaiju” is now available on a variety of iPhone and iPad cases. For the iphone, you can choose to display on the iPhone 5 Deflector, 5 Capsule, 4S/4 Deflector, 4S/4 Capsule, 3GS Capsule and iPod touch 4G Capsule. These fearsome characters can also guard your […]