Two sweaty dudes the other night after an evening of silkscreening:
Dave (tall) hand-pulled each of these. Every one is unique; some have robot-perfect gradients and others are a little... Read more
The Sears Fan Club Kit
Here it is, winging its way to all $25 backers now, the Sears Fan Club print set:
It's got 4 artwork postcards (two 5" x 5" and two 8" x... Read more
Sears #4 (Minneapolis through Chicago)
Here's a classic Sears from the outskirts of Minneapolis. Painting-wise, I chose to go with a minty toothpaste-colored ground because it reminded me of these Disneyland-style parking signs that were... Read more
The Force Awakens
The $25 rewards are readyand will begin mailing next week... so if you're one of those backers, check your e-mail or log-in to your Kickstarter account to respond to... Read more
Sears #2 and Sears #3
Probably time for some more finished Sears paintings, huh? This first one is actually the last official Sears of the trip, from Torrance, CA:
The initial, underlying joke of this... Read more
Probably a bit of an anticlimax, but here it is. The first finished Sears painting:
(Somewhat larger version viewable at my website.)
I wasn't intending for this to be the... Read more
Hello Sears friends! The good news is that the first Sears paintings are *this close* to being finished. The bad news is that the original "estimated delivery" for most things... Read more
Thought you might enjoy some of the sketches people will be getting as rewards:
Torrance in macro:
Toothy Oklahoma City Sears:
Outside of Spokane, I think:
This truck... Read more
Somewhere deep in Sears Labs...
A layout drawing being transferred to the painting surface (in this case a 16" x 16" Ampersand cradled hardboard).
An update: I found a new studio space! I was getting worried; I thought this whole project was about to get thrown off by months. But it didn't! I don't... Read more
Sears media res
Hi everybody, I wanted to check in and assure you we made it, the trip actually happened, and it was glorious. Here is the Sears in Rapid City, SD, after... Read more
Sears is go!
Postcards are printed, hundreds of miles have been driven, and today we are visiting the first of many Sears stores (Grants Pass, Salem, Eugene, and Portland, OR are on the... Read more
Nearing the end... or just the beginning?
Thanks again to everyone who's pledged--this thing is nearly double-funded! While we likely won't reach the second stretch goal, to publish a physical Sears Catalog-style exhibition catalog, I like the... Read more
Whoah! Only a couple hundred away and many days still to go! I don't want to jinx it, but I'm adding some stretch goals!:
At the $12,000mark, I will... Read more