Felix the Cat Comics: Felix Goes on Record by Otto Messmer circa 1953
Animation, Comic Book Scans and How to Draw Cartoons! Storyboard artist Sherm Cohen shares his love of comics, cartooning, digital art and drawing funny pictures. Lots of vintage and oddball comic book scans...Adobe Illustrator video tutorials, and some tips and videos on how to draw cartoons!
Quilt 1812: War & Piecing
Cut-out chintz quilt by Elizabeth Severson Emich Photo copyright by the Maryland Historical Society. I found this little-seen quilt in a Japanese catalog from the historical society. The Baltimore Album Quilt Tradition: Maryland Historical Society Used copies are still available at a fairly reasonable price. We've been discussing borders of simple shapes like the triangles along the edge in the above quilt but there was also a fashion for more complex swag borders as in the inner border…
Gumby & Pokey
Gumby and Pokey have been a part of our childhoods since 1955. I remember the late 1960s versions. I also played so hard with my first Pokey that the wire in his legs punched clear of the plastic material, literally poking me! Whitman Publishing, 1967. Digital restoration of cover flaws.