September 28, 2009

Ellie Frazetta


Eleanor “Ellie” Frazetta 1935-2009
Eleanor Frazetta, the wife of celebrated artist Frank Frazetta, passed away on 17 July after a courageous one-year battle with cancer.
http://www.thecimmerian.com/?p=4850

Yatterman



Yatterman
Yatterman is a 2009 film directed by Takashi Miike and based on the classic 1970s television show of the of the same name.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yatterman_%28film%29

Rockin Jelly Bean


Rockin’ Jelly Bean
Japanese artist, Rockin’ Jelly Bean features in the latest issue of Juxtapoz magazine.
http://www.rockinjellybean.com/index.shtml
http://erostika.net/

Interviews
http://crowndozen.com/main/archives/001403.shtml
http://www.juxtapoz.com/Features/rockin-jellybean

Ladybird prints


http://www.ladybirdprints.com/index.php
If you grew up reading Ladybird books (like i did) you will find this site a nice trip down memory lane. They sells prints of these wonderful illustrations.

Jim Phillips


Jim Phillips
Santa Cruz artist famous for his skateboard and surf art.
http://www.jimphillips.com/
Interview with Jim
http://www.caughtinthecrossfire.com/skate/interviews/7448

Dick Oulton


Richard (Dick) Oulton (1918-2000) was a commercial photographer who worked out of Vancouver from the late 50s to the mid 80s. He operated under a variety of names—Dick Oulton Studio, Dick Oulton Photography and Ricardo Photographic Services—advertising services for weddings, portraits, passports, photographic restoration and commercial photography. Located in downtown Vancouver, the studio was also his home until 1994. A bachelor who had an eye for attractive ladies and a flair for fashion, Oulton continued to photograph until his death.
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/story.html?id=8119663f-6ba7-4df4-b888-0f8505bd8b5f

September 23, 2009

Ladies of Star Trek


http://startrekpropauthority.blogspot.com/2008/04/tribute-to-beautiful-women-of-star-trek.html
http://startrekpropauthority.blogspot.com/2008/07/beautiful-women-of-star-trek-part-ii.html
via
http://startrekpropauthority.blogspot.com/

Other Fab Four's


AP Studios
The four directors of AP Studios were the original team that created the Supermarionation process. From left, director of photography John Read, producer Gerry Anderson, designer Sylvia Anderson and associate producer Reg Hill.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/feb/07/gerry-anderson-thunderbirds-auction

Vision On
The awesome Vision On team from the 1970's that turned so much of us onto art. From left, Pat Keysell, Ben Benison, Tony Hart and Wilf Lunn.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vision_On


Pat Keysell
I can still hear her say "I'm sorry we can't return any of your pictures but we give a small prize for those that we do show." Pat Keysell has now retired to live in Italy.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Keysell

Bardot and Loren turn 75



http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2009/sep/06/movie-goddesses-bardot-loren-75
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/audioslideshow/2009/sep/22/brigitte-bardot-france
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2009/sep/22/brigitte-bardot-french-cinema

September 22, 2009

Bernie Fuchs


Bernie Fuchs
1932 - Sept. 17, 2009

Having gone to art college in the late 1970's and 1980's i remembering soaking up the work in American illustration annuals and the paintings of Bernie Fuchs always stood out. Even though he was much imitated who could not mistake his distinctly touch.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernie_Fuchs
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/18/AR2009091803542.html

http://todaysinspiration.blogspot.com/2009/08/bernie-fuchs-more-admired-and-more.html

Mission Stardust



Mission Stardust or "4...3...2...1...MORTE!" (Italy, 1967)
http://worldofkane.blogspot.com/search/label/Perry%20Rhodan

watch it here

September 19, 2009

September 18, 2009

Steffi Schuetze


Steffi Schuetze
Beautiful sketches and vector art
http://miss-matzenbatzen.blogspot.com/

September 14, 2009

Zeppelin versus Pterodactyls


Zeppelin vs. Pterodactyls
An unmade high-concept from Hammer Films (early Seventies).
http://www.johncoulthart.com/feuilleton/2007/08/02/zeppelin-vs-pterodactyls/

September 13, 2009

Yvonne Monlaur



Yvonne Monlaur
Yvonne Monlaur is a French film actress of the late 1950s and 1960s best known for her roles in the Hammer horror films. (The Brides of Dracula, The Terror of the Tongs)
http://yvonnemonlaurofficialblog.blogspot.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yvonne_Monlaur

For Hammer film posters check out
http://hammerhorrorposters.com/

Blake Snyder


Screenwriting mentor Blake Snyder passed away last month.
http://www.blakesnyder.com/

September 7, 2009

Marguerite Moreau


Marguerite Moreau
Marguerite Moreau (born April 25, 1977) is an American actress who starred in Queen of the Damned (2002)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marguerite_Moreau


The movie also featured a great performance from Aaliyah.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaliyah

September 1, 2009

Ana Bagayan


Ana Bagayan
http://www.anabagayan.com/
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/abagayan

Eydie Gorme


Eydie Gorme
Can't Get Over (The Bossa Nova) / Blame It On The Bossa Nova
Ci riprova la bossa nova
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMLkckwVNPM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eydie_Gorm%C3%A9