Saturday, December 28, 2013

Some End of the Year Links for You!


A very old photo of a younger me

  1. Johnny Depp to play Banjo uke in George Formby role LINK 
  2. The Junky's Christmas, William Borrough's Claymation 1991 LINK
  3. The Iceberg, a story by Zelda Fitzgerald when she was a teen 1918 LINK
  4. James Brown Mystery of Black ad: LINK
  5. Video of Francoise Gilot who still paints everyday at 92: LINK
  6. Boingboing has a new movie available for download: LINK
  7. Napoleon blowing bubbles! 1813 LINK 
  8. The Hokum Scorchers on soundcloud, recordings from early 90s: LINK

    Saturday, December 21, 2013

    Happy Winter Solstice

     
    "A Moonlit Ride" painting, oil on linen, 12" x 10" ©Amy Crehore
     
    This painting has now been sold to a very special collector in California.
    It was first shown in NYC at Last Rites Gallery, Jan. 2011.
     
    Happy Winter Solstice!
     

    Thursday, December 19, 2013

    Tuesday, December 17, 2013

    Kickstarter Project of the Day- "The Magazine" book project

     
    Oil on wood by Amy Crehore 2013 14" x 18 3/8"
    With about 50 hours to go, you can help fund the book project on kickstarter for "The Magazine".
    Here is the proposed book cover design and my final art created especially for this project (bottom). The art itself is offered as a fine art print. Follow the links for more info-
    In fact, today kickstarter made it their "Project of the Day" — Turning the first year of The Magazine into a book: http://t.co/NXIeoiq2a2— Kickstarter @kickstarter

    Friday, December 06, 2013

    "Temperance or Prohibition?", Illustrations by Winsor McCay 1929

    J. J. Sedelmaier writes about this interesting find in an L.A. used book store.
    Here's the LINK
     
    I have blogged about Winsor McCay before. He is a favorite of mine.