Friday, September 19, 2014

Lawrence Ferlinghetti for Extra Good Stuff

I did a pencil portrait 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--

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Jack Endino's "Rumble"

The Jack Endino "Rumble" 12 inch 45 turned out very nice: 3 killer tracks, clear vinyl, cool inner sleeve, numbered edition of 500-- Stay tuned for Jack's new full-length CD/LP, which I also did art for-- Buy this record from the Fin Records website--

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Cupcake

Portrait of my pal Lester's Basset Hound "Cupcake"-- Acrylic on textured hardboard, 6 x 8 inches--

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Lee Van Cleef

Commissioned portrait of Lee Van Cleef-- 12 X 16 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Japanese Monster Battle

Translucent acrylic on gold leaf on hardboard-- 36 x 36 inches-- (sold)

Monday, March 11, 2013

David Bowie for The New Yorker

I did 6 small, posterized David Bowie paintings for the March 18 issue of The New Yorker-- Read the article here-- The original art is for sale at the Fine Art Chophouse--

Monday, February 11, 2013

Psych Skull T-shirts and Hoodies

Psych Skull design now available in a variety of garment styles and colors here via RedBubble--T-shirts, baseball jerseys, hoodies, girlie Ts, you name it--

Thursday, January 10, 2013

This World Is In A Hell Of A Fix

Here is a music compilation I put together culled from the Tom Ardolino Song-Poem Collection, which I had the pleasure(?) of recording for Penn Jillette, who purchased the collection in 2003--  Click on this link to download (78 Mb zip file), and check out the American Song-Poem Music Archives website for lotsa info about the strange world of the "song-poem"--

Track List:
1. Stay Where You Are (Sterling 404) -Norm Burns
2. Blue Atoms (Sterling 404) -Norm Burns
3. The Stars Were Wrong About You (Preview 1223) -Rodd Keith
4. Vampire Husband (Sterling 591) -Shelly Stuart & The Five Stars
5. Black Is Beautiful (unnumbered acetate) -Karmello Brooks
6. Black Man (Preview 1723) -Barbara Foster
7. One Soul Love (MSR 828) -Dick Kent
8. Love Is A Wonderful Feeling (Sterling 674) -Gil Reed & The Five Stars
9. My Husband, Lover, Friend (MSR 851) -Bobbi Blake
10. Such A Love (Lane 102) -Rodd Keith
11. We're Giving Up Something Funky (Cinema 7325) -The Real Pros
12. Cruising On My Motorbike (Preview 1777) -Gene Marshall
13. Lady Off Pedestal At Notre Dame ((Dolly-O 1020) -Jack Kim
14. Blue Hill Twist (Blue Hill 102) -Jeff Reynolds
15. Temptations And Desires (LH 10015) -No Artist Named
16. Armageddon (Sterling 720) -Gary Roberts
17. This World Is In A Hell Of A Fix (Halmark OV-446) -No Artist Named
18. Blue Fate (Film City 2044) -Rodd Keith
19. This Old World (Starlet 13014) -Rodney Rivers
20. The Vacant House (Preview 1184) -Milford Perkins
21. You Better Cool It Baby (CRH 85) -Ralph Lowe
22. All By Myself (Air 1574) -Don Davis Jr.
23. The Hell With You (MSR 2475) -Roger Bonnette
24. Our Space Ship (Lectron 10889) -Cara Stewart

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Warren Oates

Commissioned portrait of Warren Oates, from the film CHANDLER-- 20 X 20 inches, acrylic on stretched canvas--

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Flaming Mandala

A college silkscreen/airbrush piece from 1985, with black background and a few tweeks added in 2012-- 15 x 15 inches on 100% rag paper--

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Who's Who In Baton Twirling 1965


 
Decoupage on cradled hardboard-- 30 X 30 inches-- 13 coats of lacquer, each one buffed smooth with steel-wool--

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Superhero Trash Can


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A 20 inch tall custom trash can I made with characters cut from assorted Marvel and DC comic covers-- Images sealed with 2 cans of clear gloss spray paint--

Friday, September 14, 2012

Faye Dunaway

Commissioned portrait of Faye Dunaway, as Bonnie Parker in BONNIE & CLYDE-- 20 X 16 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--
  

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Richard Widmark

Commissioned portrait of Richard Widmark, as sadistic thug Tommy Udo in KISS OF DEATH-- 30 X 30 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

PRIMITIVA at The Black Dog Aug 1 - Sept 15

I'll have ten or so acrylic paintings on the walls of the Black Dog Cafe/Wine Bar in charming Snoqualmie, WA from Wednesday, August 1 through Saturday, September 15, 2012-- Stop by if you're in the Snoqualmie/North Bend area! The Black Dog is located at 8062 Railroad Ave. SE, Snoqualmie, WA--

Monday, July 2, 2012

Caesar's Palace Starbucks paintings

Here are 2 very large acrylic and gold leaf paintings on stretched canvas that I did for the Starbucks Coffee located in Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas-- One is 102 x 102 inches, the other is 102 X 72 inches--

Friday, June 1, 2012

Roky Erickson

Commissioned pen & ink portrait of Roky Erickson-- Approx. 5 X 10 inches--

Thursday, May 10, 2012

jimblanchard.com Gets A Facelift

My jimblanchard.com website has been massively upgraded and streamlined-- Over 200 images have been replaced with larger, less compressed, and color corrected versions-- And the STORE now features less product and higher prices! Thanks Brother Carl for massive tech assistance--