Category Archives: Illustration

Heaven on $5 a day?

Ever since my wife picked up a cheap, wire-bound, scratch pad from a Target store for me as a Christmas gift, I now take cheap sketchbooks seriously. Throughout the years I may have bought every name brand of artist drawing … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number One Hundred Seven

One hundred seventh in a continued series creating a collage using five elements.

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Joe College 1970

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Friday Five – Number One Hundred Three

One hundred third in a continued series creating a collage using five elements.

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Friday Five – Number One Hundred Two

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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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