Saturday, December 21, 2013

New Howard Hallis Home Pages!

Some of you may have noticed that when you go to www.howardhallis.com now, you'll either see a Facebook or Google inspired interface. Have a look!

http://www.howardhallis.com

http://www.howardhallis.com/facebook

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

As we near the end of 2013...

Health, wealth, and happiness to all my friends and family. Today, tomorrow, and for as long as it can last.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

More rare Dr. Strange foreign editions

Love the painted covers! This one reprints Marvel Team Up #50 and 51:
Interior page with a pin-up:

Also got this one from Barcelona, which ironically DOES NOT reprint the comic that is on its cover (Fantastic Four #27). Still, this is one of the only times Doc was drawn by the immortal Jack Kirby:


Back cover:

 

Monday, October 28, 2013

Cthulhu costume at Burning Man 2002


This costume was on display at Nova Express Cafe for many years. It was made by Jennifer Cho and Cary Long and nearly didn't survive a future Burning Man experience when it was run over by a truck. Here it is back in the day in all its glory. Sorry for the blurry photo but it was taken with my Watch Camera. (Back then Watch Cameras were the forefront of technology since no one had the ability to take pictures with their phone just yet.)


Friday, September 27, 2013

Last chance to see the 3D Blacklight Lenticulars at Irisphere

Closing party for the show is tomorrow, Saturday September 28th, 2013. I'll be there from 8pm to 9:30ish. Come on by! Address is 4650 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90016.


Monday, September 16, 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

Cathulhu 3D Beer Coaster series

For the upcoming La Luz De Jesus Gallery "Beer Is Art" Coaster show (opening this Friday, September 6th) I put together four 3D lenticular coasters based on the famous cat paintings by Louis Wain. As far as the psychology textbooks say, Wain had schizophrenia and loved to paint cats. As his disease worsened he was eventually institutionalized, but continued to make art. His cats became more and more surreal as his insanity grew. Because of this I thought it would be a great match to mix the Wain cats with HP Lovecraft's Cthulhu, a monster who is known to drive people crazy. These lenticular beer coasters are a homage to both men's work. Here's the results:

The 4 "Cathulhu" coasters
The original Louis Wain cat paintings

Cathulhu #1

#1 in my series of lenticular beer coasters made as a homage to Louis Wain and HP Lovecraft:

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Cathulhu #2

#2 in my series of lenticular beer coasters made as a homage to Louis Wain and HP Lovecraft:

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Cathulhu #3

#3 in my series of lenticular beer coasters made as a homage to Louis Wain and HP Lovecraft:

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Cathulhu #4

#4 in my series of lenticular beer coasters made as a homage to Louis Wain and HP Lovecraft:

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Bluegrass Blues In Blacklight

My friend Mark Noel Miller is playing some amazing slide guitar at the Irisphere Gallery on Saturday, August 31st. If you haven't had an opportunity to see my 3D lenticular blacklight art show, this would be a great night to go!


Sunday, August 18, 2013

Excelsior!

Watch Stan Lee call me an adult idiot through the magic of editing by clicking here!

Me and Dr. Timothy Leary

I collaborated with Dr. Timothy Leary on the art for some of his books from 1992-1996 until he died. I was lucky enough to be in the room when he passed away, around friends and family, and got a standing ovation. Last thing I ever heard him say was "Beautiful... beautiful..."

Tim was my friend and I miss him.

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Saturday, August 10, 2013

The Picture of Everything

Figure since the Picture of Everything site is down this weekend, I might as well post it here...


Prints are for sale by clicking here...


Website is down due to server issues...

Anyone trying to get to The Picture of Everything or my Dr. Strange pages or any other site hosted outside of my blog, have no fear... They will be back online asap.

Sunday, June 30, 2013

3D Blacklight Lenticulars!

All 42 pieces in the 3D blacklight lenticular project have now been completed.

I'll be displaying them all under ultraviolet light at Irisphere Visual Arts Gallery on July 27th from 7PM to 11PM.

Come by if you can! Your attendance will be my present. (The 28th is my birthday).


Work In Progress Part 54

Number 42 in a series of 42 blacklight 3D lenticulars...

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