Thursday, May 26, 2016

Visual Abuse

I’m very excited to announce VISUAL ABUSE: JIM BLANCHARD’S GRAPHIC ART 1982-2002, Coming this summer from Fantagraphics Books— Hardcover, 200 pages, 9 x 12 inches— Say tuned for more details— Pre-order here

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

Out now: APPENDAGES limited edition silkscreen art book by Jim Blanchard-- Created entirely by hand by French art collective Le Cagibi-- Details and buying info here--

Friday, March 20, 2015

Telly Savalas

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

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--

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Language Lessons Volume 1

I did a broadside illustrating a piece by poet Brian Barker for Chet Weise and Ben Swank's massive new Language Lessons box set, out now from Third Man Records-- Buy and learn more about the Language Lessons box set at the Third Man website--

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Personality Crisis at Dwelling Spaces June 21 - July 17

I'll have paintings, drawings and prints on the walls of Dwelling Spaces in Tulsa, Oklahoma from June 21 through July 17-- I will be there July 17 for the closing night party-- See the Dwelling Spaces website for more info--

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Captain Beefheart

Commissioned painting of Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart-- 16 x 16 inches, acrylic on panel--

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Julee Cruise

Commissioned painting of singer Julee Cruise-- 14 x 18 inches, acrylic on panel--

Saturday, February 8, 2014

David Lynch Stickerpainting

Commissioned stickerpainting of director David Lynch-- Acrylic and adhesive stickers on hardboard, 30 x 40 inches--

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Peter Fonda & Nancy Sinatra

Commissioned portrait of Peter Fonda & Nancy Sinatra from the film The Wild Angels-- 16 X 20 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--

Monday, December 2, 2013

Dennis Eichhorn's Real Good Stuff

I did portraits of Jesse Bernstein and "Hate Man" for the new Dennis P. Eichhorn comics anthology REAL GOOD STUFF-- The book turned out fantastic-- Contributors include Pat Moriarity, Mary Fleener, Sean Hurley, Max Clotfelter, Tom Van Deusen, and Aaron Lange-- Order one direct from the publisher, Poochie Press--

Friday, November 8, 2013

Silver Leafed Cow Skull

This project was just for fun, but it turned out pretty cool-- Silver leaf on cow skull I bought at Jackalope store in Albuquerque--

Monday, November 4, 2013

Mark Arm Stickerpainting

Commissioned stickerpainting of Mark Arm, frontman for Seattle rock stalwarts Mudhoney--  Adhesive stickers and acrylic on hardboard, 40 x 40 inches-- Based on a photo by Matt Koroulis--

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Kim Thompson 1956-2013

Pen & ink portrait of my friend and mentor Kim Thompson for Robert Boyd's piece in the latest issue of The Stranger's quarterly art & performance magazine-- I worked with Kim at Fantagraphics Books from 1990-1996, and learned a helluva lot from him-- Kim passed away June 19th--

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The DT's at Slim's August 9

11 x 17 poster for the August 9 DT's/Endino's Earthworm/Tom Price Desert Classic show at Slim's in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood-- The bands will be playing the outdoor stage, and this gig should be one for the ages-- More info at Slim's Last Chance Website-- 

Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Horror! The Horror!

Dennis Dread requested photos of contibuting artists reading his ENTARTETE "KUNTS" book-- Here's mine-- Purchase the book from the ANJA website--

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Entartete "KUNTS"

I have 8-pages of art and bio in Dennis Dread's mammoth new book of "metal and punk inspired art," Entartete "KUNTS" (a reworking of the German entartete kunst, or "degenerate art")-- The book showcases/expands the 3 "KUNTS" art shows that Dennis curated in Portland Oregon, and is a must-have item for fans of rad/metal art! 42 artists, 340 full color pages-- This book will sell out quickly, so go to the AJNA website to purchase--