Tag Archives: Illustration

Tuesday Doodle – Not Fast Enough

Today’s doodle is another one I did sitting on the couch while watching television. It was drawn in a 6 inch by 9 inch sketchbook manufactured in India for Ticonderoga and was sold at Target. It’s got a wire binding … Continue reading

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The Wonder of White Bread

This was another cartoon spot illustration that I did for The Philadelphia Daily News as part of “The Secret Life of Food.” It ran with the shivering banana that I featured here at Willceau Illo News recently. Similar to the … Continue reading

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Chambers of Commerce – Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

Long before fine dining in Philadelphia took place in makeshift shacks made of forklift palette wood and plastic tarpaulins haphazardly situated on the pavements and streets outside of the actual brick-and-mortar restaurants, people read newspapers. They were actual newsprint newspaper … Continue reading

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A Chilly Banana

I was looking around the old flat file cabinet in my studio when I came across this illustration that I barely remember doing. I’m not sure of exactly when I did it or what it was for. It was back before … Continue reading

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Joe College 1970

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Because it was on…

Back when I attended The Philadelphia College of Art, the city of Philadelphia was not wired for cable television while the surrounding suburbs had enjoyed the benefits of basic cable and perhaps a pay station like HBO or PRISM for … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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