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Joe College 1970

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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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Happy Valentine’s Day

Playing with some of the tools in the newly updated Affinity Designer which is by far my favorite vector art program.

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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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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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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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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 Legend of Sleepy Hollow

This is a variation of my 23rd anniversary card that I posted recently. I had designed the card with a Halloween notion in mind, and it was a small matter to swap out the 23 with a Jack O’ Lantern … Continue reading

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