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Sean Slattery—one of my favorite friends and artists—has created an online portfolio/retail store, and I am so happy to be a featured artist on the website! It is called The Failure Store, and it has lots of Sean’s artwork along with his collaborations, including a tiny sample of works for sale by Ripper Jordan, which […]

Jonathan Hough, Maker of Things

View this post on Instagram Figured out a way to oxidize the lines, but learned the chrome also oxidizes some. #zerofucksgiven #nihilism #custom #zippo #cnc #engraving cheggit @frenchinald @bonethrower @mochelife I think I found a solution to the chrome also oxidizing. A post shared by Jonathan (@h0u9h) on May 22, 2015 at 4:44pm PDT That’s […]

A Not-So-Accidental Blog Tourist Hop Stops Here

Welcome to this final cul-de-sac of one side road of the great wandering tour of blogs by artists – writers, musicians, painters, photographers, and more! I was invited by Nancy Heard, a fellow North Texas illustrator, who in turn was invited by Bobbie Dacus, her good friend and another fellow artist. You may make your […]

Book trailer for Starving Artist, by James Hough

[youtube] After I finished my comic book Starving Artist I wrote a little song and made this video, a book trailer to promote the comic.

Starving Artist, Jim Public Presents, Volume 1 by James Hough, press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW ART-THEMED COMIC BOOK RELEASED IN DALLAS Jim Public, the enterprise of artist James Hough, publishes Starving Artist, a comic book about art, family, and hamburgers DALLAS, TX — Jim Public is proud to announce the publication of the new comic book Starving Artist: Jim Public Presents, Volume 1 by Dallas-based artist […]

SCBWI Picture Book Workshop in DFW, with Priscilla Burris

I’m passing along the details of this workshop—I’m looking forward to it, and it should be particularly helpful for aspiring illustrators. I learned so much from last year’s workshop with Dan Yaccarino. Dear NC/NE Texas SCBWI illustrators, Do not miss the April 20 SCBWI picture book workshop, BLENDING WORDS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS. We are lucky to […]

Bump in Oak Cliff

I took the truck gallery down to Oak Cliff last Saturday and enjoyed a beautiful day. Some friends showed up mid-afternoon and we decided to drive the exhibition of my large canvas Bump around the Bishop Arts District, in search of food, drink, and, eventually, pie. Up until Saturday I had not driven while displaying […]

Jim Public’s Truck presents Bump at Fort Worth’s Fall ArtsGoggle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JIM PUBLIC’S TRUCK PRESENTS BUMP The art gallery drives its largest canvas to Fort Worth’s ArtsGoggle 2012 Opening reception: Saturday, October 13, 4–10pm, parked on Daggett Ave at Bryan St in Fort Worth, TX FORT WORTH, TX – Jim Public’s Truck, Dallas’s Chevrolet-mounted gallery of contemporary art, is proud to announce the […]