Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Michael Jackson

Commissioned ink portrait of Michael Jackson--

Gene Wilder

Commissioned portrait of actor Gene Wilder— Acrylic on panel, 6 x 7.5 inches—

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Marvin Gaye

Commissioned ink portrait of immortal soul singer Marvin Gaye--


Commissioned graphite portrait of Reggae "toasting" pioneer U-Roy--

Friday, December 30, 2016

Ron Asheton

Commissioned portrait of Ron Asheton, guitarist for Iggy & The Stooges— Acrylic on cradled hardboard, 14 x 18 inches—

Answer Me! Anthology

Cover art for new anthology of Answer Me! magazine, which collects all 4 issues for the first time— To be co-published in 2017 by Answer Me! creator Jim Goad, Nine Banded Books, and Underworld Amusements—

Friday, October 28, 2016

Visual Abuse Book Release Party/Art show at Fantagraphics Bookstore Nov. 12 - Dec. 8

Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood will be hosting a book release party and art show for VISUAL ABUSE: JIM BLANCHARD’S GRAPHIC ART 1982-2002— The opening reception and book signing will be Saturday, November 12, from 6:00 - 9:00 PM, and the art show will be up until December 8— The show will focus on Rock Art artifacts including flyers, posters, and record covers— Lots more info at the Facebook Event Page, and the Fantagraphics Blog

Thursday, October 20, 2016


Portrait of my friends Erin and Matt’s power pup “Ebey”— Scratchboard, 9” x 12”—

Whitman Mayo

Painting of actor Whitman Mayo, who played “Grady” on TV’s Sanford And Son— Acrylic on stretched canvas, 30” x 40”— This painting and more will be on the walls of Bellingham, Washington’s Redlight Bar until November 30, 2016—

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Jim Blanchard/Sonny King at La Luz De Jesus Gallery Oct. 7- 30

I’ll have a selection of original drawings and paintings, as well as posters and prints on the hallowed walls of the La Luz De Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles from October 7 through October 30— Also in the show is Australian sculptor and artist Sonny King— I will be there for the Opening Night shindig on Friday, October 7 from 8:00 to 11:00 PM— I will also be there the following day, Saturday, October 8 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM for a book signing— Advanced copies of my new Fantagraphics hardcover VISUAL ABUSE will be available for purchase. Preview the show here, and check out the La Luz De Jesus website here— Looking forward to seeing some of my So Cal homies!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Visual Abuse

Here’s a sample look at VISUAL ABUSE: JIM BLANCHARD’S GRAPHIC ART 1982-2002, published by Fantagraphics Books— It turned out great! The 200-page hardcover will be in stores in October, 2016. Pre-order from Amazon here, or do the right thing and pre-order directly from the publisher here--

Dick Curless

Portrait of country singer Dick Curless-- Acrylic on panel, 5 x 7 inches--

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Sweet Invicta

CD EP packaging for Bellingham, WA teenage rock combo Sweet Invicta— Recorded by Conrad Uno— Hear it and buy it here--

Timothy Carey

Commissioned portrait of Timothy Carey, legendary character actor, director, and nut-- Acrylic on panel, 9 x 12 inches--

Monday, January 18, 2016

Doggy Benefit At Darrell's

Poster design for a benefit show to help fund spay and neuter clinics in Washington State's Yakima Valley-- This poster is available as a high-quality digital print here--

Annabella's Dad

Commissioned ink portrait of my friend Annabella's dad--

Monday, December 14, 2015

Little Richard for Oxford American

Pen & ink portrait of Little Richard for the 2016 Music Issue of Oxford American magazine-- Read David Ramsey's excellent article "Prayers For Richard" at the Oxford American website-- A limited edition giclée print of this art is available here--

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Fatty Arbuckle

Commissioned pen & ink portrait of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle--

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Mari Evans

Commissioned pen & ink portrait of poet Mari Evans--

Jim Jones & Squeaky Fromme

Pen and ink portraits of culties Jim Jones and Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme-- Buy the Jim Jones original art here, the Squeaky Fromme original art here, and a nifty Squeaky giclée print here--

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Thalmus Rasulala

Painting of actor Thalmus Rasulala, acrylic on panel, 9 x 9 inches--

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Boss Rhino EP

I did artwork and design for the new 12 inch EP by Bellingham, WA hard rockers BOSS RHINO-- The vinyl is translucent gold and the edition is 500-- Mixed by Dave Crider-- Buy one via US Post at the listing page--

Monday, June 29, 2015

Marc Maron / Redd Foxx

Renowned comedian and podcast host Marc Maron loves his Redd Foxx giclée print, and tweeted as much on June 21-- Thank you, Marc! Purchase a print here--

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

James Coburn

Painting of James Coburn, acrylic on clay board, 8 x 10 inches--

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Appendages Silkscreen Book

Here's a look at APPENDAGES limited edition silkscreen art book by Jim Blanchard-- Created entirely by hand by French art collective Le Cagibi-- Sorry to say the edition of 70 copies is now sold out-- See a Facebook photo set of the whole book-making process here--

Friday, March 20, 2015

Telly Savalas

Telly Savalas painting, 18 x 14 inches, acrylic on hardboard--

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Muhammad Ali for The Stranger

I did a portrait of Muhammad Ali for the cover of this week's The Stranger newsweekly-- Buy the ink original here--

Monday, November 24, 2014


Acrylic painting of "Vader," a friend's Chocolate Lab-- 12 x 12 inches on cradled hardboard--

Monday, October 20, 2014

Christina Lindberg

Commissioned painting of Christina Lindberg from the film Thriller: A Cruel Picture, aka: They Call Her One-Eye-- Acrylic on stretched canvas, 24 x 30 inches--

Friday, September 19, 2014

Lawrence Ferlinghetti for Extra Good Stuff

Here is a pencil portrait (with Photoshop color) of legendary Beat poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti for the back cover of Dennis P. Eichhorn's latest comix anthology, EXTRA GOOD STUFF, to be published in 2015 by Last Gasp of San Francisco-- Buy the original art here--