Thursday, December 30, 2010

R.I.P. Ryan August "SKULL KING" from Horrorwood

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Jack Hankins aka Horrorwood just released a paper toy tribute for his friend, and all around supporter of the art scene, Ryan August! Ryan, known for his awesome 'I Want Your Skull' site and magazine, was taken from us last July in a tragic accident. To honor Ryan, Jack made 2 jumbo versions of the Skull King toy that he worked on with Ryan before he passed away. They are available for free download but in return Jack is asking for donations to Ryan's family. Head on over HERE, grab a sweet download, and donate for a truly worthy cause!

100 WORDS Art Print JIM LEE and NEIL GAIMAN

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Neil Gaiman’s poem "100 Words" reflects on the inevitable passing through the veils...

A hundred words to talk of death?
At once too much and not enough.
My plans beyond that final breath
are currently a little rough.

The dying thing comes on so slow:
reluctance to get out of bed
is magnified each day and so
transmuted into dead.

I dream of dying all alone,
nobody there to watch me pass
nothing remains for me to own,
no breath remains to fog the glass.

And when I do put down my pen
my memories will fly like birds.
When I am done, when I am dead,
and finished with my hundred words.


Earlier this year, the CBLDF and NeverWear approached Jim Lee about illustrating Neil's poem. Jim's attention to detail is riveting, from the tiny etched bottles on the shelves to the faint hint of a skull hiding under a beautiful face.

Five dollars from each print will benefit the CBLDF, their steadfast friends in the east who are there in the light and in the darkness, fighting for our civil rights.

Featuring ever-precise lettering by Todd Klein, who brought Neil's words so vividly to life in Sandman.

This piece measures 10" x 28" printed in soy ink on heavy 100% recycled archival stock, with a 1" & 2" white border around the art for breathing room. The flecks in the paper are indicative of the recycled nature. I think it adds to the beauty. This is a limited print edition with a numbered run of 750.

Buy it HERE

Novos Films Dan McCarthy variants on sale

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Jon from Novos Films sent me an email to let you know about some new prints produced for the film. He found some really cool metallic stocks while printing “The Forest Made Us Talk”, and decided to divert 50 prints from the original run to two variants, each with editions of 25. Both are 97# Curious Metallic Cover stocks; one is called “Iced Gold” and has a cool color shifting effect in the light, and the other is called “Galvanized” and is a great silver metallic. The prints will be given away to those who donate $75 to the film. Donors can get both the original print and a variant at $100, or all three at $150. I've been struggling to produce pictures that accurately capture how cool these prints are, but I've attached the best ones. Like before, donations can be made through the paypal link on the film's website:

Buy them at
novosfilm.wordpress.com

Crazy Cats take over LTD Tee!

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LTD Tee returns this week with a new offering from Lunar, a Croatian graffiti artist. Lunar has painted, exhibited and publishing his works around the globe including Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Hanoi, Lisbon, London, New York, Paris, Saigon and Tokyo. His clients inclujde Playboy, Forbes, Nissan and Coca-Cola. Don't forget to use code "inside" to get 10% off your order!

Order this Lunar limited edition print and t-shirt now!

Ron Zakrin The Creeps Art Print on sale

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1xRun's print this week.
The Creeps
15.75 x 20 in. Signed & Numbered

Giclee on 330gsm 100% Archival Cotton Paper

"The Creeps" was painted in 2007 and was first exhibited at the Dirty Show 9 in 2008. It is based on a painting by DeGas called "The Rape", with the tentacled monster representing the male aggressor. Painted on a 60"x48" panel with acrylic.

Buy it at 1xRun.com

Sun Up print release by Harry Diaz

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In conjunction with Harry Diaz's solo show at My Addiction Gallery titled "Faces Over Arizona" he is releasing a print made specifically for the show. The print is titled "Sun Up" it is 18 x 24 inches, 3 colors, edition of 50, signed and numbered by Harry and it costs $35 each.
A little about the show. On display at the gallery are a series of paintings and prints.
The paintings were created with the state of Arizona's immigration in mind. It is not a political but social commentary on the state of immigration and social justice in the state. The prints included in the show are of small editions of 7. Most of them are 5 or more colors.

Buy them at
Gallery shop link:
http://shopmyaddictiongallery.bigcartel.com

Gallery Link:
www.myaddictiongallery.com

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Tyler Stout 3 new Star Wars Poster on sale details

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On Friday December 31 MondoTees.com will be putting up for sale their final Star Wars poster. The artist is none other than Tyler Stout. Measuring 24 x 36 with an edition of 850 for the regular $50 and 250 for the variant $100. It will go on sale at a random time and surely bring the internetz to its knees.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Rob Jones' King's Lead Hat Star Wars Poster On Sale Today

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This is the second to last Star Wars poster to be released. King's Lead Hat by Rob Jones. 24"x36" screen print w/ metallic inks. Signed and numbered by the artist. Edition of 255.

Here is what Rob had to say about the poster:

"There's a scene in Star Wars where Grand Moff Tarkin strides into his council room on the Death Star announcing the dissolution of the Imperial Senate. His officers express concern over the Emperor's ability to maintain control of star systems without this governing body. To this Tarkin retorts, 'Fear will keep the local systems in line. Fear of this battle station.'

This exchange made me consider the motivation behind the Emperor's construction of Darth Vader. I'm not referring to just the cybernetic bits maintaining Vader's body but also the active manipulation of his mind to bring him to the dark side. The Emperor created in Vader a weapon no different from the Death Star in its ultimate purpose, a means of generating fear amongst the vast populace he ruled. An administrative tool that became the executor of the Emperor's cruel commands. With that in mind, I decided to depict Vader as a facility harnessing and directing his immense natural power towards malicious ends."

This poster will go on sale at a random time today, 12/28/2010 at www.MondoTees.com

Monday, December 27, 2010

Widespread Panic “Winter” • New Years Eve 2010 Poster by Chuck Sperry

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Chuck Sperry is ending the year with another incredible poster.

Widespread Panic at the Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado

December 30 & 31, 2010

22 x 33 inches

Edition of 625

7 color silkscreen (metallics, glazes and rich hand-mixed colors)

Printed on archival cream paper

Poster will be made available by Widespread Panic at the the Pepsi Center in Denver on Thursday and Friday, December 30 & 31, 2010.

Spoke Art Ninja Star Wars Set of Prints on sale

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Spoke Art has their set of Ninja Star Wars prints at half off. You can buy sets of all six prints or individual prints. Combining traditional Japanese style Uikyo-e artwork with one of pop culture’s most storied franchises, illustrator Steve Bialik creates the following print series, Ninja Star: Wars. The print series encompasses The Smugglers, The Bounty Hunter, The Emperor, The Master, The Admiral and the Princess and the Frog. Each piece is limited to 450 prints only and individually hand-numbered.

Buy them HERE

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Justin Townes Earle poster by David Welker on sale details

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David Welker will be having a lottery for his Artist Proof Editions of his sold out poster for Justin Townes Earle. Today Wed. Dec. 22nd from Noon to 3pm
Emails to welkerstudios@gmail.com will be chosen at random for a chance to purchase one of the posters.

18x24" 3 color metallic screen print on 100lb French paper.
Artists edition of 20

Poster Child Prints x OBEY x Peace Series Prints on sale today

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OBEY just recently collaborated with Poster Child Prints on a new print set releasing today, Wednesday, Dec.22 at select time. The set includes a new take on the Peace Fingers, Peace Elephant, Vivi La Revolucion prints. Sign up at PosterChildPrints.com for an email notification for release times and details.

Price: $185 for a set of 3 (14×18 prints on Rives Heavyweight Cotton paper)
Edition: 150 (all prints are signed by Shepard and each set will come with a COA)

* One per person, per household
* Prints sold as set ONLY
* All orders will receive matching numbers
* All order’s will ship January 3, 2011

Best Served Cold Shirt on TeeFury by Ironjaiden today

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One of the guys on ExpressoBeans Ironjaiden at last after submitting many designs to TeeFury is featured today. Great design combining Warhol and the classic Stephen King movie Carrie. So show some love for one of our own and get his shirt today only over at TeeFury.com

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Aaron Horkey True Grit Movie Poster on sale details

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On Wednesday December 22 Mondotees.com will be releasing this sinister new Aaron Horkey poster for the movie True Grit. Only 400 regular version and 110 of the Silver/Grey metallic variant edition will be made. Both posters are 39 x 15 inches with 6 colors. On sale at a random time.

Thanks to whoever caught the error on the onsale date

Ian Millard New Print - "Abandoned" on sale now

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So, here it is... Ian's last print of 2010 titled Abandoned. The 11" x 14" image was inspired by a photo Ian took of an abandoned mine in Colorado. The print is available in a limited custom edition of 30 prints each hand stenciled on stonehendge paper. To make the edition custom Ian will let you choose the sky colors in the print. Prints are available HERE.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Subcon Icon and new ‘Girl with…’ prints by Clint Wilson!

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Clint Wilson is back at Nakatomi, and he’s brought some new entries into their ‘reNESsance’ series!

Pictured above is ‘Subcon Icon’ a 6 color 18×24 hand-pulled silkscreen print, signed and numbered by Clint in an edition of 75. A video-game mash-up with the classic ‘Mona Lisa’, what secrets does her smile hide?

Clint’s classic ‘Girl With The Triforce Earring’ is back in an edition of 50, and in a much-easier-to-frame size of 18×24 along with 2 variants pictured in red and blue, each limited to ONLY 15!

All these prints are available HERE in the Nakatomi store!

New Gene Ween and Disco Bicuits from T-Bone & Aljax

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First up is a tasy new one for Gene Ween's solo acoustic set at the Black Cat in Washington D.C. The theme was the touring musician.. enough time for a few smokes and a few cups of coffee, no time for actual food.
Edition of 65 prints, 25 x 19 - 4 colors on French Bright White. Those available at the show sold out but T-Bone has a handful left for $30 each. Please contact them at tbonealjaxx@msn.com

I love that Gene Ween poster.

Next is the Disco Biscuits two night new years show at the Tower Theatre in Upper Darby PA. The band wanted something that was the line art style of their Chromeo and She wants Revenge posters, also with the theme of 1930's depression era mixed with a Boardwalk Empire look. These will be for sale both nights at the Tower, and then after the show from T-Bone & Aljax.

Olly Moss Star Wars Trilogy Posters on sale today

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This release just might break the internetz today. Olly Moss takes on all 3 of the original Star Wars movies.

The new posters show colorful silhouettes of C-3PO, Darth Vader and Boba Fett that are filled in with detailed imagery from Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. To create original artwork for such rabidly adored films was daunting, Moss said, especially since so many of the visuals are already iconic.

"It was so intimidating!" the artist told Wired.com in an e-mail interview. "There is such a wealth of great Star Wars art out there already, from paid professionals and from enthusiastic fans. I suppose my main aim was to make a set of Star Wars posters that were a little different from what people are used to seeing from the franchise, but still retained that essential Star Wars feel. I started by re-watching the original movies with a sketchbook on my lap, and just sort of went from there."

Still, there was no backing away from the challenge. "If you're as big a nerd as I am, you just can't say no to Star Wars," Moss said.

Each of the posters are 24 x 36 inches with an edition of 400 and will be sold separately. With only two more posters to be released in the Star Wars series it will be an epic ending to the series.

Olly will be selling a limited amount on Weds Dec 23. Stay tuned for details

On sale today at a random time at MondoTees.com and if you do try to get them, may the Force be with you.

Miss Bugs Nothing New Retold Print on sale today

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Miss Bugs will be releasing her newest print today at 1.00PM GMT. It is 3 col Silk Screen (1 spot varnish) 5 color stencil on Japanese archive paper
Size - 41x62 cm
Edition - 25
Price - £190

Buy it HERE

Jamungo Squadt GASSED S003 AND K11 ROVR [OPRSSR] Figures on sale

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The retail version of the Nozzel S003 & K11 Fido have been released

Limited to 300 pcs, 6" vinyl, includes:
shirt, bullet proof vest, sUMP with red dot scope, 2 sets of arms, and removable helmet.
- ROVR includes modular harness with removable pouches and removable helmet.

Squadts are the coolest vinyl toys you will ever see.

Buy them HERE

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Brian Ewing Rotofugi Chicago Book Signing Covered with Pictures

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Brian Ewing's last stop on his book signing tour this year found him in Chicago Saturday night at Rotofugi. The ITRPF Street Team was there to get pictures. Thanks to my man in Chicago smellmysocks73 for the pics, enjoy.

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