Monday, November 5, 2018

Nina Simone For Oxford American

My portrait of Nina Simone will grace the cover of the 20th annual Southern Music Issue of Oxford American magazine— The magazine comes with a compilation CD/download— Order a copy here-- 


Commissioned scratchboard portrait of Whiskey, a Rhodesian Ridgeback— 

U.K. Killers Mini Book

A new 20-page mini book featuring portraits of infamous British murderers, with bios— Signed/ numbered edition of 200— More info/buy one here--

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Black Panther

Scratchboard black panther portrait for a group show called Le Carnaval Des Animaux at Seattle’s Creatura House gallery— Creatura House’s website is here

Hillbilly Logo for The Cabin

I designed a hillbilly cartoon and typography to be used on t-shirts and coasters for The Cabin tavern in Bellingham, WA— See The Cabin’s Facebook page here 

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Jim B. on Instagram

I'm now on Instagram, posting a little bit of everything-- Check out my page here--

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Custom Helicopter Canopy

My old pal Rob requested a custom painted canopy for his model helicopter, and I went with a traditional nose cone shark design— Matte acrylic paint, approx. 3.5 inches long—

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Jim B. Artist Shop at Threadless

I now have a line of garment designs, over 40 in all, available in a variety of colors and styles for men and women— Check out the entire line here

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Peggy Lipton

Commissioned acrylic portrait of Mod Squad-era Peggy Lipton— 14 x 18 inches on cradled hardboard—

Monsters Of Ink Interview

I did a brief interview with Dustin Krcatovich for Riot Fest’s new “Monsters Of Ink” series about visual artists, designers, and craftsmen who work in the realm of Rock ’N’ Roll— Read it and see it here. Thanks, Dustin!