May 24, 2013
I'm going to be appearing at the Phippen Art Museum outside Prescott tomorrow (Sat.) along with the finished, ten-foot-tall "Not-So-Gentle Tamer" sculpture. Very exciting. Haven't seen the finished version yet. I'll be there from ten to two, signing prints and books and selling DVDs of "Outrageous Arizona" so if you're up in the cool country tomorrow, drop in and see how the beauty turned out.
Posted on May 24, 2013 at 12:00pm
May 24, 2013
Thanks to Sir Eric Wolfgang, I'm enjoying Dali's crazy, amazing book, "50 Secrets of Magic Craftmanship". Last night, before retiring, I read this:
"Secret Number 3 is that in undertaking an important pictorial work which you are anxious to bring to a successful completion and on which your heart is particularly set, you must before anything else begin it by sleeping as deeply, as soundly as it is possible for you to…Continue
Posted on May 24, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment
May 23, 2013
I am always on the lookout for good art models and I met this young, well-dressed reenactor at Buck Montgomery's Wild West Show in Glendale a while back. I thought he had a great look and it's so rare to find a young guy who is into it. Got his name and number, but lost it. Anybody know this young, authentic looking man?
Posted on May 23, 2013 at 12:23pm — 6 Comments
May 22, 2013
I was cleaning again in the garage this morning (it's recycling pickup day on Wednesday) and found a drawing that got me in a little trouble. In the mid-eighties when I worked for New Times, the publisher, Jim Larkin, asked me to illustrate a series of promos that paid off the title "We Settle The Arguments". This was to promote their annual Best of Phoenix issue, a cash cow to this day. I had the usual cowboy and Indians going at it, but to poke fun at…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2013 at 2:25pm — 2 Comments
May 21, 2013
With the dedication of the new fence around the graveyard where Wyatt Earp's second wife is buried, we have been getting quite a few calls from interested subscribers who want to find the cemetery, just outside Superior, Arizona. We decided to have The Mapinator draw up a good map for you all to utilize (when you're driving out there blind it ain't fun). So, without further ado, here's Gus Walker's map with directions:
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 2:01pm — 3 Comments