Revisit: Trendsetters Vol 1. A look at Paul Rand!

Having spent time recently thinking about design & the editing services I offer (my services page is being completely overhauled), this revisit is timely and apt. Enjoy the genius of design superstar Paul Rand! Graphic Design Pioneer: Paul Rand No one personified the “synthesis of form and content” better than design legend Paul Rand. Rand […]

Music. Cartoons. Comedy. The Creative Genius Of Brendon Small!

Musician, comedian, writer and voice actor, Brendon Small, is one of my heroes. That’s no lie. He’s a Gen-Xer (like me), living his dreams (like I’d love to) of creating music, cartoons and comedy. An absolute creative genius, Small has produced –or been involved in– some of my favorite cartoons, music and experiences. The list […]

The Incomparable: IIWII PROJECT! If You Haven’t Seen It Yet…You’re Missing Out!

I’ve done posts on this project in the past. Three to be exact. And every time I say something like “…I absolutely love watching the daily/weekly/monthly progression and evolution of this artistic masterpiece. It’s one of the main reasons I keep re-posting about IIWII. It’s a living art experiment. Each time I post about it, […]

Featured Artist: EFJI’s Insanely Talented (& Just As Psychotic) Artist Mortimer Glum!

Today, I feature the comic artist and illustrator (who recently won Best Of 2014: Visual Artist in the Portland Phoenix), Mortimer Glum. He’s the artistic driving force behind the indie horror comic Escape From Jesus Island, and he’s what you might call a –very deranged and– ‘unique’ person. I’d like to go into detail, but […]

Artist Jake Fried: Classic Hand Drawn Outsider Video Art!

Looking like something M.C. Escher might create while experimenting with stop motion (while REALLY high on acid), Artist Jake Fried‘s work is really something to behold. While stop motion media/art is nothing new, I’d make the case that Fried’s work gives us a touch of nostalgia in our modern (tech heavy) world. I can only […]

More Lounge Inspired Art by Artist Remi LaBarre! Part 2

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a dynamic painting style. So dynamic in fact, I felt the need to double up my posts featuring his work. So here it is, more of LaBarre’s beautiful art… “When I saw his work I was quickly struck by the harsh, almost brutal, brushstrokes. Labarre’s ability to hack out just enough background […]

Revisit: If Tom Waits Was a Painter! The Lounge Inspired Art of Remi LaBarre! Part 1

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a style of painting that conjures up piano bars, lounge acts and old-world cafes. But more than that, his signature style evokes the feeling and emotions of a bygone age. When I saw his work I was quickly struck by the harsh, almost brutal, brushstrokes. Labarre’s ability to hack out just enough […]