Saturday, 5 September 2015

The Art Of . . . Anthony Palumbo

I've previously showcased a few of my favourite pop culture and vintage pulp artists, and each weekend I'll be showcasing art from more of my favourite artists.

The art of Anthony Palumbo.

Cool Art: 'Jakku By Speeder' by Steve Thomas

The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' inspired 'Jakku By Speeder' by Steve Thomas, is a new print release from ACME Archives.

It's a 13" x 19" giclée print on paper in a hand-numbered limited edition of 150 for $89.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Through The Wreckage' by Stephan Martiniere

The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' inspired 'Through The Wreckage' by Stephan Martiniere, is a new print release from ACME Archives.

It's a 33" x 14" giclée on canvas in a hand-numbered limited edition of 295 for $695.

Go here to buy.

Cool Art: 'Incom T-70 Tearin' It Up' by Jerry Vanderstelt

The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' inspired 'Incom T-70 Tearin' It Up' by Jerry Vanderstelt, is a new print release from ACME Archives.

It's a 22" x 17" giclée print in a hand-numbered limited edition of 150 and costs $165. It's also available as a 28" x 16" giclée on canvas in a hand-numbered limited edition of 150 for $450.

Go here to buy.


Friday, 4 September 2015

Cool Art: 'The Final Strike' by Raymond Swanland

The 'Star Wars' inspired 'The Final Strike' by Raymond Swanland, is a new print release from ACME Archives.

It's a 17" x 22" giclée print in a hand-numbered limited edition of 150 and costs $165. It's also available as a 20" x 30" giclée on canvas in a hand-numbered limited edition of 150 for $395.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Destiny' Video Game Art Prints From Cook & Becker

Cook & Becker, in partnership with Seattle studio Bungie, are releasing the first in a two part collection of giclée fine art prints featuring art from the video game 'Destiny'. The first half of this collection consists of twelve prints, and the second half will be released later this year.

Each print in the collection is made from original digital concept art used in the production of 'Destiny' and features key artworks by Bungie concept artists Jesse van Dijk, Jaime Jones, Dorje Bellbrook, Ryan deMita, Kekai Kotaki and Joseph Cross.

Go here to buy.

Cool Art: 'Z For Zachariah' by Marc Aspinall

'Z For Zachariah' by Marc Aspinall.


Cool Art: Gallery Nucleus presents 'Creatures Of Myth And Nature'

Gallery Nucleus presents 'Creatures Of Myth And Nature', an exhibition inspired by myths and folklore contrasted with the creatures and fauna of our natural world, featuring new original works and exclusive print releases from Patrick AwaTeagan White and Natalie Hall.

Opening reception is Saturday September 5 from 7-10pm at Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801 and the show will be on display until September 20.

'Little Red Riding Hood' by Patrick Awa

#FrazettaFriday: 'Tarzan The Invincible' by Frank Frazetta

Cover art by Frank Frazetta for the novel, 'Tarzan The Invincible', book 14 of the 'Tarzan' series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.


Thursday, 3 September 2015

Cool Art: 'Star Wars' Prints by Lil Tuffy

These 'Star Wars' prints by Lil Tuffy, are a limited edition print from The People's Print Shop.

They are 17.5" x 23" screenprints on 100 lb metallic star dream cover stock paper in limited editions of 100 and cost $35 each.

Go here to buy.

'Fett's Vett' by Lil Tuffy
'Han's Van' by Lil Tuffy
'Threepio's GTO' by Lil Tuffy

Cool Art: 'The Taker of Sanity' by Dave Correia

The Cthulu inspired 'The Taker of Sanity' by Dave Correia, is part of the 'Imaginary Menagerie Vol 2: The Arch Enemy Arts Guide To Cryptozoology' art exhibition hosted by Arch Enemy Arts, and continues on from 'Imaginary Menagerie Vol 1', featuring 17 more mythical beasts by 17 more artists.

The full lineup includes brand new works by 64 Colors, Ben Kehoe, Carl Turner, Coyle, Craww, Dave Correia, David Seidman, Erich J Moffitt, Jared Tuttle, Jason Hernandez, Jessica Dalva, Kristen Egan, Lauren YS, Meghan Ritchey, Paul Romano, Sheri DeBow, and Valency Genis.

The opening reception is on Friday September 4 from 6-10pm at Arch Enemy Arts, 109 Arch Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, and will be on display until September 27.

Arch Enemy Arts will also be showcasing two new artist features, Troy Coulterman's 'Full Disclosure', and a special artist spotlight on Rebecca Adams.

'The Taker of Sanity' by Dave Correia

Cool Art: 'It All Depends on Your Point of View' by Jeff Granito

'It All Depends on Your Point of View' by Jeff Granito, is a new officially licensed 'The Twilight Zone' limited edition print from Dark Hall Mansion.

It's an 18" x 24" giclée print, with the regular edition in a hand numbered limited edition of 280 and costs $65 and the variant in a limited edition edition of 50 and costs $100.

There will also be two foil editions, based on the regular and edition art in limited editions of 10 for $150 each.

They go on sale Friday September 4 at 9.30am PST.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: 'We All Shine On' by Tom Hodge (The Dude Designs)

'The Shining' inspired, 'We All Shine On' by Tom Hodge (The Dude Designs), is a new print release from Style Over Substance.

It's an 18" x 24" 3 colour screenprint on Kraft-Tone Manila Yellow French Paper, in a numbered limited edition of 75 and costs $30.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'The Desk Of Q (007)' by Rob Loukotka

The next in his 'Famous Desks' print series, 'The Desk Of Q (007)' by Rob Loukotka, and features every James Bond gadget ever made by Q Branch - 90+ weapons and spy gadgets from all 24 films.

It's a 36 x 12" 3 colour screenprint on 100C cream paper, the regular version is in a signed and numbered limited edition of 490 and costs $45, or framed for $150. The metallic Gold variant edition is in a signed and numbered limited edition of 190 and costs $65 or $170 framed.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Gold Variant Edition

#FantasyArtThursday: 'The Golden Hills of Westria' by Raymond Swanland

Cover art by Raymond Swanland for the novel 'The Golden Hills of Westria', book 8 in the 'Westria' series by Diana L Paxson.


Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Cool Art: 'Rise Of The Tomb Raider: Guerilla Combat' by Frank Kozik

'Rise Of The Tomb Raider: Guerilla Combat' by Frank Kozik, revealed at the GameStop Manager’s Show, is the third in a four part limited edition poster series from Xbox and Crystal Dynamics.

Each poster in the series features interpretations of four themes from four artists; Geof Darrow started things off with 'Woman vs Wild', La Boca took on 'Tombs', and 'Guerilla Combat' is Frank Kozik's. The remaining poster, 'Lara’s Journey', will be tackled by Tara McPherson.

Each poster will be unveiled in the upcoming months leading to the launch of 'Rise of the Tomb Raider' on November 10.

Cool Art: 'The Graduate' by Tomer Hanuka

'The Graduate' by Tomer Hanuka, is a new print release from Mondo.

It's a 24" x 36" screenprint, in a hand numbered Regular edition in a limited edition of 250 for $45 and a hand numbered Variant edition in a limited edition of 150 and costs $65.

They go on sale at a random time on Thursday September 3. Follow them on Twitter @MondoNews for the on sale announcement.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: 'Diffused' by Dan Quintana

'Diffused' by Dan Quintana, part of his solo art show, currently on display at Hashimoto Contemporary until September 26.

It's a 12" x 16" fine art giclee print, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100 and costs $45.



Cool Art: 'Foo Fighters' Concert Posters by Brian Ewing

'Foo Fighters' Clarkston and Noblesville concert posters by Brian Ewing, created for the current tour celebrating the band's 20th anniversary.

They are 18" x 24" screenprints available in signed and numbered Artist Editions and Foils.

The Artist Editions are in limited editions of 70 for $50 and the foils are in limited editions and cost $100.

Go here to buy.

Go here to check out a short video on how Brian brought the poster to life, from sketch to pencils to inks and finally to computer.

Artist Edition

Cool Art: 'The Lilypad Seven' by Conor Nolan

The 'Seven Samurai' inspired ''The Lilypad Seven' by Conor Nolan, is a new print release from Black Dragon Press.

They are 5" x 5" giclée prints on 290gsm Hahnumühle Bamboo paper with UltraChrome HDR pigment inks, and are available individually in hand numbered limited editions of 300 and cost £10 each. They are also available as a set of 7 giclée prints for £60.

Cool Art: 'Trampled By Turtles at Red Rocks Amphitheater' Concert Poster by Erica Williams

'Trampled By Turtles at Red Rocks' concert poster by Erica Williams.

It's an 18″ x 24″ 6 colour screenprint, in an AP edition of 39 and costs $35.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Escape From New York' by Ken Taylor

'Escape From New York' by Ken Taylor, is an AP print release available through Posters And Toys.

It's a 24″ x 36″ screenprint, in an AP edition of 52 for $50, and a variant in a limited edition of 35 for $75.

They go on sale Wednesday September 2 at 2pm CST.

Go here to buy.

AP Edition
Variant Edition

#WhelanWednesday: 'Job: A Comedy of Justice' by Michael Whelan

Cover art by Michael Whelan for the novel 'Job: A Comedy of Justice' by Robert A Heinlein.


Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Cool Art: 'Boss Fight 2: Ode To Id' by Nick Derington

Nick Derington is back with a new Kickstarter campaign - 'Boss Fight 2: Ode To Id', carrying on from his original 'Boss Fight' print Kickstarter Campaign, this new campaign is inspired by the First Person Shooters from id Software: 'Doom', 'Quake' and 'Castle Wolfenstein'.

Prints in the Kickstarter are available in different tiers:
  • A mini 12" x 9" giclée print with all three images on one print. Signed and numbered.
  • The standard edition prints are 12" x 24" hand-printed silkscreen prints with 5 custom colours, and are signed and numbered.
  • Glow-In-The-Dark editions of the standard prints.
  • 18" x 36" screenprints with 5 custom mixed inks with an additional glow-in-the-dark ink layer. Signed and numbered, limited to only 200 sets.
The campaign closes September 15. Go here for the Kickstarter Campaign Page.

'The Mind'
'The Monster'
'The Mech'

Cool Art: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' by Joshua Budich

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' by Joshua Budich, was originally part of the 'Bad Dads - A Tribute to Wes Anderson' group show at Spoke Art Gallery.

It's a 24" x 36", 6-colour screenprint on natural paper and is an AP edition and costs $55.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Donnie Darko' Print & Pin by Coke Navarro & Florey From Bottleneck Gallery

The 'Donnie Darko' inspired 'Wake Up' by Coke Navarro, is a new limited edition print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

It's an 18" x 24" screenprint in a signed and numbered edition of 60 and costs $40. 

Bottleneck Gallery are also releasing a 1.25" enamel pin by Florey, which is limited to 150 and costs $10 each.

They go on sale Tuesday September 1 at 12 noon EST.

Go here to buy.

'Wake Up' by Coke Navarro
'Donnie Darko' Enamel Pin by Florey

#VallejoTuesday: 'The Teasers' by Boris Vallejo


Monday, 31 August 2015

Cool Art: 'Northern Trails' by Casey Weldon

'Northern Trails' by Casey Weldon, is part of the 'LAX / LHR' art show, curated by Thinkspace Gallery, and hosted at StolenSpace in London, UK, featuring 12" x 12" and 32" x 32" works from over 130 local and international artists, and serves as a survey of the burgeoning New Contemporary Art Movement for art lovers in the United Kingdom, handpicked by two of the scene’s most respected galleries.

"With roots firmly planted in illustration, pop culture, comics, street art and graffiti, put quite simply the New Contemporary Art Movement is art for the people," - Thinkspace co-founder Andrew Hosner

Opening reception is Thursday September 3 6-10pm at StolenSpace, 17 Osborn Street, London, England, E1 6TD and is on display until October 4.


Cool Art: 'Nosferatu' by Timothy Pittides

'Nosferatu' by Timothy Pittides, is a new limited edition print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

It's an 18" x 24" screenprint, with the 'Dawn' edition on French Speckletone Kraft paper in a signed and numbered limited edition of 40 for $35, and the 'Dusk' edition on French Carbon Copy Krafttone paper with metallic silver inks, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 40 and costs $35.

They go on sale Wednesday September 2 at 12 noon EST.

Go here to buy.

'Nosferatu' (Dawn Edition)
'Nosferatu' (Dusk Edition)

Cool Art: 'Iron Man by Grzegorz Domaradzki (aka Gabz)

'Iron Man by Grzegorz Domaradzki (aka Gabz), is a new officially licensed Marvel print release from Grey Matter Art.

It's a 24" x 36" screenprint in a limited Regular edition of 225 for $50, a Variant in a limited edition of 175 for $70 and a gold foil edition in a limited run of 125 for $100.

They go on sale Wednesday September 2 at a random time between 1-2pm EST. Follow them on Twitter @greymatterart to get a jump on the drop. Also, follow them on Facebook and Instagram, and sign up to their website newsletter for all future news & information.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition
Gold Foil Edition

Cool Art: Edgar Rice Burroughs' 'John Carter Of Mars' Cover Art by Ossi Hiekkala

Cover art by Ossi Hiekkala for the first six books of Edgar Rice Burroughs' 'John Carter Of Mars' / 'Barsoom' book series.

'A Princess Of Mars'

#McQuarrieMonday: 'Star Wars' Art by Ralph McQuarrie


Saturday, 29 August 2015

The Art Of . . . Anselmo Ballester

I've previously showcased a few of my favourite pop culture and vintage pulp artists, and each weekend I'll be showcasing art from more of my favourite artists.

The art of Anselmo Ballester.

Friday, 28 August 2015