Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Detail of My New Painting

Here's a detail of my new painting, "Vulnerable Seascape"(Amy Crehore 2011) oil on linen, 14" X 18" plus frame. CLICK TO ENLARGE
I am in two group shows next week in NYC. One is a charity event and one is a show with all women painters. I will post more info soon and also show you the entire painting. This is only a portion of it.

"Fathom" This: Raquel Welch

Monday, March 14, 2011

Picture Book Timeline

This is so cool. Watch a slideshow of picture book history starting with the year 1658! LINK (Picturing Books Website). Some of my favs!
Saw this on twitter. Thanks, John Lechner via fmhansen!

Sunday, March 13, 2011

A Puppet Man's Prints 1914-1916

Richard Teschner 1914-1916

A Journey Round My Skull Blog has now become 50 Watts Blog and that's where I found these incredible "Etchings of a Puppeteer". The top one looks like something I painted 6-7 years ago. The bottom one looks like the big-eyed characters being painted today, although these were created about 100 years ago. Richard Teschner made prints, illustrated books and worked in the puppet theater. Follow the LINK to see 6 more images.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Photography as Illustration

I love these photos from the late 1890s, early 1900s. Follow the link above for more images by this artist. Also, there are even more images and info here in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art.

(Thanks, Carin Berger!)

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Ukulele Cover Art by Norman Rockwell

The Saturday Evening Post cover from 1928 depicting the ukulele craze and fashions of the times. Painted by Norman Rockwell.
Thanks, Ted Dawson.