there’s a whole bunch of new pieces available now on this site…they’re all in the ORIGINALS AVAILABLE NOW GALLERY…the piece below is an example of one of them.
we’re having another studio open house, see previous update for info.
SATURDAY DECEMBER 20TH from 2-5pm were going to open up the studio one more time. Location is 2220 Superior Ave, 2nd Floor, Cleveland,…this will be it, the studio is relocating and we won’t be having these things there…and,….there’s still time to shop before christmas
ever see that commercial for “i can’t believe it’s not butter” with the beardster selling muffins at the fair and the two cute women who are mysteriously drawn to him? i have, i watch a lot of TV, and that’s alright, TV is your friend…but that’s for another update…anyway, he’s all dreamy and scary at the same time lathering up his wears for the new customers telling them all about the virtues of the product. i tell you what, all i can think off is beard-o’s hairs in the butter…pretty disgusting…but that’s just me….feel free forwarding this post to the people at “i can’t believe it’s not butter” if you agree.
so i’ve gotten several requests to post more pages from the book (see previous update), so i say “no problem, here are two more”, i always love doing the floating guys, this one is fish food and angel fotsam. if there’s interest in picking up “black, white, and red all over” click HERE. there are some really special package deals right now too, so check them out while at that link.
hey this new book thing…“black, white, and red all over” has some pretty cool package deals for pre-sale…one comes with a skate board deck, others come with limited edition prints, and some of those are brushed aluminum prints.. AND in some the hard bound comes in a pretty cool box, there’s more going on……if interested hit this link HERE
ok, i’m pretty into this band, my business partner just turned me onto them, they are called “corrections house” and they probably can kick your favorite bands ass…strong words? yes. give it a listen / watch on the video provided, it will only take 6:08 out of your life and it my vary well give you a better outlook on your life, or maybe a different outlook, or maybe you’ll be moved to lock all your doors and windows.
yes, the long awaited book that covers my black, white and red pieces from 2004, and 2005 called “black, white, and red all over” is now available for pre-order. there are special early packages in this pre-sale. they include skateboard decks, a wooden box for the hardbound, prints of some of the pieces, and ONLY PRE-ORDER BOOKS WILL BE SIGNED…check it all out HERE – black, white, and red all over
here’s a nice example of kane’s work that has pen and ink original on the left and final comic cover to the right. many of the same things are going on with this one as i have mentioned in previous gil kane posts…the brilliant hands, figure pushing out of the cover this time without a window frame, and a dynamic composition…but this one goes above and beyond the previous ones. here kane is flexing his knowledge of the human anatomy and is pushing it just about as far has he can get away with, totally anatomically convincing. one word sums it up, spectacular. this is one of my all time favorite daredevil covers gil kane did…and he did a bunch. it was hard to narrow it down to just one daredevil, that’s why i may talk about more in the future
ok…pictured is me adding the red to a piece i worked on last night. it’s part of a short series…so far…it’s call “it would be nice not to have me in my life III”, (see the finished work HERE). on these i add DNA, which is my blood. in the picture is where i cut when i do this, the blood sets up nice on my left hand like a palate, so i paint from that. you’ll notice other scars there from other pieces i had worked on…now i am not a cutter, it hurts, i don’t know how chicks do it, i’d stick with an eating disorder if it was me….not to make light of those issues, if someone reading this is a cutter i suggest therapy. i see a therapist for my issues and it does help so i’m not being glib.
•the blood changes to a brown over time which is pretty cool, i think it’s better looking once browned up