Category Archives: Stuff Joe Likes

We Are NOT Alone

My latest Halloween Head is a fellow with one hell of a commute. This visitor from another world is a vector illustration I whipped together in Affinity Designer.

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The Widow

My latest Halloween Head is more of a femme fatale rather than a monster. Illustrated by Joe Williams using the world’s greatest vector art program Affinity Designer on a well-worn 2010 Macbook at home and a battered 2008 Macbook at … Continue reading

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The Vector Chainsaw Massacre

Here is another Halloween Head I illustrated in the marvelous vector design application called Affinity Designer. I started this yesterday morning with a vague polygon shape for a face and a cog shape for hair. I wasn’t sure if it … Continue reading

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The Post-Apocalypse on $5 a Day

As Halloween approaches, I continue to watch some of the bottom-of-the-barrel horror films that I used to watch on UHF television way back when. Movies like this were usually presented by a horror host and constantly interrupted by commercials for … Continue reading

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Halloween Screenings Continue

Amazon Prime is the gift that keeps giving this Halloween season with an incredible selection of low-budget but beloved (by me) horror and science fiction films. I just watched Earth VS The Spider which I haven’t seen since the late … Continue reading

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The Horror of Party Beach

One of my all time favorite, so-bad-it’s-good, horror films is available in a beautiful, high definition transfer on Amazon’s Prime. The Horror of Party Beach is  the only beach party movie to have been made in Connecticut, and other than … Continue reading

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My Childhood Captured on a Single Page

Regular readers of the site are probably aware of the fantastic illustrative work of Tina Garceau. If not, you can head over to this page for a heaping helping of her incredible work. I’ll wait. Are you back? Good! As … Continue reading

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Digital Clutter

This is a followup to my earlier post about the art school formerly known as The Philadelphia College of Art. Thanks to the Internet Archive which is probably the greatest site on the internet a number of odd, wonderful and … Continue reading

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The Details – Upper Darby

Having basked in comic books and old movies my whole life, architectural details were what cities were supposed to be about. On a morning like the one above, the ornamentation would catch the light and look glorious. These details also … Continue reading

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Screened Window on the World

I was never much of a pet person. My eyes would usually roll up into my head when somebody would start to go on and on about their kitties or doggies. He did the cutest thing the other day…ugh! Now … Continue reading

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