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National Gallery Outdoor Painting beach west of Divi Tiara timeshares

Originally posted on Simones iPad Art:
I love seascapes. This one for example. I don’t know: It’s posted as iPad Art. That mean it’s computer generated? Simones iPad Art View original post

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Impressionistic painting of Hoboken Train Station off to a good start

Originally posted on BUSY BRUSH CAFE:
by┬áRobert Conway Well I am off to the races on this train station painting that I finally started like two weeks ago and I am pretty sure it is half way finished, which never happens to me, usually a painting takes me an extremely long time to complete, its…

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Robert E. Gilbert in Black and White

In the 1960s and early 1970s Robert E. Gilbert (or REG as he was known) was a prolific fan artist in science fiction fandom–and a popular one. More than once the members of the Southern Fandom Press Alliance voted him Best Fan Artist, and his work appeared on the covers and inside of Hugo Award […]

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A Fantastic Cover

I’ve always thought the cover to the left, from August, 1962 Fantastic Stories was great. An internet search for the names of most Sixties Fantasy or SF artists will usually garner significant information. But I found virtually nothing when I Googled the name of Vernon Kramer, who created this cover. All I can tell you […]

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Mucho Shakin” @ Glenwood Art Fest

I’m uploading video of us doing the above tune at Glenwood Arts Fest. That afternoon was pretty joyous for us, a family affair: That’s me on guitar, my wife Dorothy on bass, our son Paul on drums, and our good friend Josh Davis on harp. A friend of ours caught this on his camera, and […]

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An Amazing Cover

This cover, by George Schelling for the May, 1962 issue of Amazing Stories, is one of my all time favorite pieces of of sci-fi art. I’m not sure what I like so much about it. I suspect the composition is very nice. I also think that the colors and shading on the space station are […]

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Our “Art Class”

I’m posting three drawings here, and I’ll tell you how they came to be. My mom, Alys McDaniel, was here in Chicago visiting last week, and she, my wife Dorothy and I decided it’d be fun to go to an art class at the The Levy Center a few minutes away, in Evanston. Back in […]

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Artist Robert E. Gilbert (REG)

Robert E. Gilbert, who signed his work REG, was arguably the most prolific and popular illustrator of SF fanzines in the 1960s. His covers and interior illos were nearly ubiquitous, particularly in midwestern and southern zines. They appeared everywhere from popular regional zines like Iscariot, Maelstrom, and Double Bill to Hugo-nominated zines like Yandro and […]

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