Friday, 30 January 2015

Cool Art: 'Partners In Crime (Fighting)' by Chrissie Zullo

'Partners In Crime (Fighting)' by Chrissie Zullo, is an 11"x17" signed print on 100lb parchment and costs $20.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Boom Stick' by Van Orton Design

The 'Army of Darkness' inspired 'Boom Stick' by Van Orton Design, is a new print release from Spoke Art.

It's an 18″ x 24″ giclée print in a limited edition of 40 and costs $40 unframed or $120 framed.

Go here to buy.

Cool Art: New Prints by Malleus

Malleus have two new prints released in February.

The first is a concert poster for the Monster Magnet gig at the Batschkapp in Frankfurt, Germany, on February 3. It’s a 3 colour limited edition handprinted silkscreen on raw light brown heavy paper. The total run of prints will be 131, with 100 posters available at the show and the rest up on the Malleus webstore the next day.


The second Malleus print is 'Ajna' (the name of the sixth chakra - the third eye), and is based on the same design of the concert poster. It's a 3 colour screenprint on metallic paper, with fluorescent, metallic and iridescent inks in a limited AP edition of 42.


They both go on sale Wednesday February 4.

Go here to buy.

Cool Art: 'Princess Mononoke' by Craig Drake

'Princess Mononoke' by Craig Drake


#FrazettaFriday: 'The Moon Men' by Frank Frazetta

Unlettered cover art by Frank Frazetta for the novel 'The Moon Men' by Edgar Rice Burroughs.


Thursday, 29 January 2015

Cool Art: 'Alien' by Tyler Stout

'Alien' by Tyler Stout, was commissioned by Mondo for a special 35mm screening of the film at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX.

They are 24" x 36" screen prints. The Regular is in a limited edition of 510 and costs $60. The green variant edition is in a limited edition of 235 for $110.

They go on sale online at a random time on Friday, January 30. Follow Mondo on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: 'Wanderlust' by Tara McPherson

'Wanderlust' by Tara McPherson, originally on display at her 'Wandering Luminations‬' exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Gallery, and is a new print release through Poster Child Prints.

It's a 18" x 24" 7 colour silkscreen on 100% cotton archival paper, and is in a signed, numbered and embossed limited Edition of 100 for $125.

Go here to buy.


#FantasyArtThursday: 'Red Sonja' by Manuel Perez Clemente (Sanjulián)


Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Cool Art: 'Barbarella' by Richard Davies

'Barbarella' by Richard Davies, is part of the iam8Bit 'Space Heroes' art show that opens on Thursday January 29 at 2147 West Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026 and celebrates fan-favourite fictional and real-life galactic icons.

Cool Art: 'Tarantino Tintypes' by Tracie Ching

'Tarantino Tintypes' by Tracie Ching, are part of the Hero Complex Gallery '2015 Young Gun Invitiational' art show that opens on Friday January 30.

They are 18" x 24" silkscreen prints on Steel Grey 100C French Paper, in a hand signed and numbered limited edition. There's also a small variant edition run featuring blood splatter embellishments.


Cool Art: 'Cleo' by Tom Bagshaw

'Cleo' by Tom Bagshaw, is part of the 3rd annual PRISMA Artist Collective show that opens February 7 at Spoke Art.

They will also be releasing the Prisma Collectives first book! The book features favorite works from each of the Prisma artists, as well as in depth answers to some of their most frequently asked questions, plus step by step photos of the progress of one of their works from start to finish.


Cool Art: 'Ex Machina' by Brian Taylor

'Ex Machina' by Brian Taylor.


Cool Art: 'The Forest Room' by Kilian Eng

'The Forest Room' by Kilian Eng.

This is part of 'In Reference', an art show curated by Evil Tender hosted at Gauntlet Gallery in San Francisco from February 20. The show will feature twenty four artists using a series of photographs commissioned from photographer Holly Burnham and model Hattie Watson as reference images for screenprints, giclée prints, and a variety of original work.


Cool Art: 'Vetr' by Ryan Begley

'Vetr' by Ryan Begley, is a fine art print using archival inks on acid free paper. 

The green and grey versions are available as 9.5" x 24" in a signed and numbered limited edition of 10 for $45. The blue edition is 7.25" x 18" and in a signed and numbered limited edition of 25 and costs $22.

Go here to buy.

Green Edition
Grey Edition
Blue Edition

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer . . . in NEON!

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer . . . in NEON, by Neonardo.

Cool Art: 'Game Of Thrones' 2015 HBO Calendar by Paul Shipper

'Game Of Thrones' character illustrations by Paul Shipper, created for a Calendar which was sent out as a gift from HBO for Christmas 2014.

#WhelanWednesday: 'Sarra And Collan' by Michael Whelan

'Sarra And Collan', cover art by Michael Whelan for the novel 'The Ruins of Ambrai', book 1 of the 'Exiles' series by Melanie Rawn.


Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Cool Art: PangeaSeed presents 'Descent Into Madness' by Marko Manev

PangeaSeed presents 'Descent Into Madness' by Marko Manev, is the first print part of the 'Tales from the Deep: Stories, Myths & Monsters' print series - a new print suite for 2015 to help save our seas that celebrates our relationship and fascination with oceans as portrayed in popular culture.

'Descent Into Madness' is an 18" x 24" 4 colour screenprint and available in a signed and numbered blue edition of 50 for $55 and a red limited edition of 20 that costs $75.

They all go on sale Wednesday January 28 at 12pm PST.

Go here to buy

For more information on how you can help save our seas, please visit PangeaSeed.org

Blue Edition
Red Edition

Cool Art: 'Snoopy Valentine' by Nicole Gustafsson

'Snoopy Valentine' by Nicole Gustafsson, is a new seasonal print from Dark Hall Mansion.

It's available as a 16″ x 20” numbered screen print, in a limited edition of 280 which costs $65, and a variant version in an edition of 50 which costs $100.

There is also a very select run in a special canvas edition based on the regular and variant editions. Each is in a limited edition of 5 and costs $225.

It goes on sale Friday January 30 at Dark Hall Mansion at a random time 9.30am PST. Follow them on Twitter @DarkHallMansion for the on sale announcement.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

First Trailer For The 'Fantastic Four' Reboot

#VallejoTuesday: 'Nomads Of Gor' by Boris Vallejo

Unlettered cover art by Boris Vallejo for the novel 'Nomads Of Gor' by John Norman.


Monday, 26 January 2015

Cool Art: Mondo Releases Two New Prints By Jay Shaw

'Why Don't You Play In Hell?' and 'R100' by Jay Shaw, are two new limited edition print releases from Mondo for two of Drafthouse Films' upcoming titles.

'Why Don't You Play In Hell?' is a 12" x 36" screen print, in a hand numbered regular limited edition of 75 for $35.

'R100' is an 18" x 24" screen print, in a hand numbered regular limited edition of 75 for $35.

They go on sale online at a random time on Tuesday, January 27. Follow Mondo on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

'Why Don't You Play In Hell?' by Jay Shaw
'R100' by Jay Shaw

Cool Art: 'Prairie Fire [ 燎原 ]' by Hua Tunan

'Prairie Fire [ 燎原 ]' by Hua Tunan, is the first of a series of three prints to be released exclusively through Galerie F.

It's a 35.5" x 21.5" print in a hand numbered and hand embellished limited edition of 40 and costs $325.

Go here to buy.

Following the web-exclusive print releases this spring, Hua Tunan's first ever exhibition, '大地之灵 :: Earth Spirit', will also be hosted by Galerie F. This all new body of work will be based on different animal forms in nature.


Cool Art: Hero Complex Gallery presents '2015 Young Guns Invitational'

Hero Complex Gallery is back with the return of the 'Young Guns Invitational', an inspired show that highlights some of today's hottest, emerging and rising stars of the poster print world, many of which I've featured on this blog.

Each of the artists contributing to the show has personally chosen their own mini-theme and will be presenting 3 or more pieces of artwork for the show!


Opening Reception is on Friday January 30, 7-10pm at Hero Complex Gallery, 2020 South Robertson Blvd, Studio D, Los Angeles, CA 90034. Follow the official Facebook event page or on Twitter @HeroComplexArt for more details.

by Patrick Connan

#McQuarrieMonday: 'Return Of The Jedi' Production Painting by Ralph McQuarrie


Saturday, 24 January 2015

Animated Short: 'Usagi Yojimbo: The Last Request' by Lintika Films

'Usagi Yojimbo: The Last Request' is a proof of concept short animation by Lintika Films, based on the 'Usagi Yojimbo' comics by Stan Sakai, for a proposed direct-to-DVD feature film adaptation of the comic series.
"Usagi fans, by popular demand, here's the latest version of the proof of concept short film that we created and presented to Stan. This is the short film that allowed us to procure the feature film rights!

It's still a work-in-progress and about 90% complete. We're currently working on the sound mix and refining the film for the DVD release which will include behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, deleted scenes, and interesting details regarding the making of the featurette."

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Cool Art: 'Nightcrawler' by Janée Meadows

'Nightcrawler' by Janée Meadows


Cool Art: 'Jacob's Ladder' by Randy Ortiz

'Jacob's Ladder' by Randy Ortiz, is a fully licensed new print release from Black Dragon Press.

It's available as a 18" x 24" 8 colour screen print on 100lb Lynx Opaque and is in a hand numbered limited regular edition of 200 and costs £40 and an 8 colour variant with metallics in a limited edition of 50 and costs $65.

The prints go on sale Tuesday January 27 at 4pm (UK time) on their website.

Go here for a short video showing the different layers of ink that were used on the prints.

For future on sale announcements, follow them on Twitter @blckdrgnprss, on Facebook and sign up to their mailing list.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: 'Supernova II' by Tara McPherson

'Supernova II' by Tara McPherson, is featured in her group show at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles, and is a new fine art wood print from Prints On Wood.

It's a 13.5″ x 18″ UV print on 1/2" sustainable birch wood, bright white finish, in a limited edition of 100, and costs $160.

It will be available Thursday January 22 at 8 am PST.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Genesis' by Jeremy Wheeler

Inspired by 'The Animatrix's Second Renaissance: Part 1 and Part 2', 'Genesis' by Jeremy Wheeler, is a new limited edition print from Bottleneck Gallery.

This is a 24" x 18" 2 colour screenprint on metallic shimmer paper in a signed and numbered limited edition of 45 and costs $30. There is also an option to purchase the original inked piece for $525

It goes on sale Friday January 23 at 12pm EST.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Operation Meteor' by Matt Dye

The 'Gundam Wing' inspired 'Operation Meteor' by Matt Dye, is a new limited edition print from Bottleneck Gallery

This is a 18" x 24" 2 colour screenprint in a signed and numbered limited edition of 50 and costs $30.

It goes on sale Friday January 23 at 12pm EST.



Happy Birthday Robert E Howard

Happy birthday Robert E Howard, who was born on January 22, 1906 in Peaster, Texas and is famous for his sword and sorcery stories.

His most famous creations are Conan The Barbarian (1932), Solomon Kane (1928), Kull The Conqueror (1929), Bran Mak Morn (1930) and Red Sonya of Rogatino (1934).

Cool Art: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' by Jason Edmiston

'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' by Jason Edmiston, is a new print release from Grey Matter Art commemorating the 40th Anniversary for the classic horror film. It's also the second in a series of officially licensed posters of the film from four different artists - Florian Bertmer, Grzegorz Domaradzki, and Francesco Francavilla.

Jason Edmiston's poster is a 24" x 36" 10 colour screenprint, with the regular edition in a limited edition of 200 for $50, and a variant edition in a limited edition of 125 for $65.

Grey Matter Art are also offering a mini-subscription for the series, so collectors can have the opportunity to have matching number sets, and not have to worry about trying to purchase each poster during drop days.

The Regular edition subscription will include all four Regular edition posters, one from each artist, plus a Grey Matter Arts T-shirt for $174.99, including free shipping.

The Regular, Variant, & Foil matching edition subscription includes all the Regular and Variant edition posters, one from each artist, a Grzegorz Domaradzki Foil Variant, plus a Grey Matter Arts T-shirt all for $419.99, including free shipping.

Jason's set of prints go on sale Tuesday January 27 at a random time between 1-2pm EST. Follow them on Twitter @greymatterart and on Facebook for the on sale announcement.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: 'Batcave' by Justin Santora

'Batcave' by Justin Santora is a new officially licensed 'Batman' print from Geek-Art.net and French Paper Art Club, and part of their 'One Year Of Batman' series, celebrating 75 years of the Caped Crusader.

It's an 18″ x 24″ 9 colour screenprint in a limited edition of 100 for €40.

They go on sale Thursday January 22 at a random time. Follow them on Twitter @Geek_Art and @FrenchPaperArtC for the on sale announcement.

Go here to buy.

Cool Art: 'Batman: Silver Age' by Dave Perillo

'Batman: Silver Age' by Dave Perillo is a new officially licensed 'Batman' print from Geek-Art.net and French Paper Art Club, and part of their 'One Year Of Batman' series, celebrating 75 years of the Caped Crusader.

It's a 12″ x 36″ 6 colour screenprint in a limited edition of 100 for €40.

They go on sale Thursday January 22 at a random time. Follow them on Twitter @Geek_Art and @FrenchPaperArtC for the on sale announcement.

Go here to buy.


#FantasyArtThursday: 'Black God’s Kiss' by Arnold Tsang

Unlettered cover art by Arnold Tsang for the Paizo Planet Stories series reprint of the novel 'Black God’s Kiss' by CL Moore.


Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Cool Art: 'Dark City' by Chris Skinner

'Dark City' by Chris Skinner.

These are 24" x 36" screenprints with metallic and Glow-In-The-Dark inks in both Skyscape and Streetscape editions. 

These are a private commission and not for sale.

Skyscape Edition