Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Huckleberry Creek Farm

Here is a sign I designed today for my parents place in North Carolina. My first full time job as an artist was as a sign artist with Custom Signs in Greenville, SC. back in 1984.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Magazine Illustration: Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

"You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks" was created for an article written by Bob Williamson for "Maintenance Technology" magazine's Sept. 2009 issue.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Our Gang - "Stymie"

Matthew Beard, Jr.
(January 1, 1925January 8, 1981) was an American child actor, most famous for portraying the character of Stymie in the Our Gang short films from 1930 to 1935.

Source: Wikipedia

Our Gang - "Darla"

Darla Jean Hood (November 4, 1930 – June 13, 1979) was an American child actress, best known for her lead roles in Our Gang (Little Rascals) shorts during the late 1930s and early 1940s. She was born in Leedey, Oklahoma, the only child of James Claude Hood and Elizabeth Davner. Her father worked in a bank and her mother was a music teacher.
Source: Wikipedia

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Our Gang - "Alfalfa"

Carl Dean "Alfalfa" Switzer (August 7, 1927 – January 21, 1959) was an American child actor, professional dog breeder and hunting guide, most notable for appearing in the Our Gang short subjects series as Alfalfa, one of the series' most popular and best-remembered characters. Source: Wikipedia

Monday, September 7, 2009

Our Gang - "Spanky"

George Robert Phillips "Spanky" McFarland (October 2, 1928June 30, 1993) was an American actor most famous for his appearances in the Our Gang series of short-subject comedies of the 1930s and 1940s. The Our Gang shorts were later popular after being syndicated to television as The Little Rascals.

Source: Wikipedia

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Charles Gibson

Charles "Charlie" Gibson (born March 9, 1943) is an American broadcast television anchor and journalist.

He is the anchor for World News with Charles Gibson, the flagship evening newscast by the ABC News division of the ABC television network.

He became anchor on May 29, 2006, when the program was known as ABC World News Tonight. He also anchors the ABC News five p.m. (Eastern Time) Information Network weekday newscast on ABC News Radio.

During Gibson's tenure, World News beat NBC Nightly News in the program ratings for the first time in several years.[citation needed] The two programs have now been in a dead heat[citation needed], taking turns at the top of the ratings among household viewers and the 25-54 age group prized by advertisers.

Gibson previously co-anchored ABC News's Good Morning America, a breakfast television news and talk show, for a span of nineteen years; first from February 1987 to May 1998, then again from January 1999 to June 2006.

On September 2, 2009, ABC News announced that Gibson will retire from World News in January 2010, and will be replaced by Diane Sawyer,[1] a veteran ABC News journalist and a co-anchor of Good Morning America since 1999.

Source: Wikipedia

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Steve Fossett 1944-2007

James Stephen Fossett (April 22, 1944 – c. September 3, 2007) was an American businessman, aviator, sailor, and adventurer and the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon. He made his fortune in the financial services industry, and was best known for many world records, including five nonstop circumnavigations of the Earth: as a long-distance solo balloonist, as a sailor, and as a solo flight fixed-wing aircraft pilot.

Source: Wikipedia

Friday, September 4, 2009

Heath Ledger

Heath Andrew Ledger (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008) was an Australian television and film actor. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger moved to the United States in 1998 to develop his film career. His work includes nineteen films, most notably 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Patriot (2000), Monster's Ball (2001), A Knight's Tale (2001), Brokeback Mountain (2005), and The Dark Knight (2008). In addition to his acting, he produced and directed music videos and aspired to be a film director.

Source: Wikipedia

Thursday, September 3, 2009