Category Archives: Illustration

Montgomery Ward Catalog 1963

Every collage artist’s dream – best Christmas gift ever!

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Countess Dracula

Erzsébet Báthory (1560-1614) was a real life Hungarian noblewoman and purported serial killer who may have engaged in vampiric activity. Her victims were female servants and minor noblewomen who had come to her for training and education. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Saucer Men

My latest Halloween Head is based on the alien invaders from the drive-in, schlock classic Invasion of the Saucer Men released in 1957. I struggled with this one a bit because I watched the movie and kept referring back to … Continue reading

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Mister HYDE

I was trying to come up with another idea for a Halloween Head when I realized I had never done Dr Jekyll’s monstrous alter-ego Mr Hyde. It was high time I gave half of this split personality my full attention!

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RIMWORLD THE RIFT is Available NOW

Both the print and electronic version of J.L. Curtis’ science fiction opus Rimworld: The Rift are available NOW! Head over to Amazon to purchase your copy TODAY! You can’t judge a book by the cover, but I DID THE COVER! … Continue reading

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It seemed like a good idea at the time…

Behold…the FUTURE! …or at least it was about 20 years ago.

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Sneak Peek

Coming SOON from J.L. Curtis — RIMWORLD: THE RIFT! It will be available in both a print and electronic version over on Amazon. Read about it HERE! Oh…and I did the cover.

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Goodbye Half a Sketchbook

A while back, I had the bold notion of trying to replicate my beloved Sketchbook from Heaven by cleaving a larger pad of paper in two. It was a great idea, and if it worked, I would have bought several … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

Back in 1991, I got a freelance assignment illustrating an article on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder for a local paper. Everybody knows what OCD is now, but I was unfamiliar with it at the time. It seemed that new manias and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day to my dear Joe! xo

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Hell Toupee

I can’t resist a pun. Another sketchbook sketch that I photographed, imported into Procreate on my iPad and had some fun with. I exported it from Procreate and brought it into Affinity Designer in order to do the lettering. I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Joe!

Happy birthday to my partner in crime!  

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We are now in control of the transmission

This illustration which I cobbled together in my absolute favorite vector art program Affinity Designer is sort of a response to my last illustration which featured former television icon Bonnie Franklin. Whereas Ms Franklin’s televised efforts in the situation comedy … Continue reading

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TV SNIDE

After finishing my last Halloween Head, I was looking for another project to work on. I thought I would continue with monsters, but a likely creature did not leap to mind. I kicked around a bunch of ideas trying to … Continue reading

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There Ought To Be Clowns

I was trying to squeak out this Halloween Head for October 31st, but it wasn’t to be. I had a Halloween costume to finish, and I ended up chasing a few wild geese and wandering up a few blind alleys … Continue reading

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