Sunday, March 21, 2010

New Painting! "Eiscreme 2099"

This weekend marks the finish of another acrylic painting, a 12" x 14".
It's about in the future when a solitary scientist will invent icecream capable of serving people itself! That same year the robots will malfunction and start the "icecream-wars"(or Eiscreme) CLICK HERE FOR MORE VIEWS you can't see it in this view but he is speaking in binary saying "Eat your ice cream!"

Saturday, March 20, 2010

RIPT apparel free shirt giveaway!

ATTENTION - WE HAVE A WINNER!! ... thanks to those who signed up to follow the blog, stay tuned because more giveaways are in the near future:)

As promised, it is here and it's very simple!

The first person (who is a follower* of this blog), to find where that piece above came from and comment on that post that they found it, will win the shirt!
-You will win a coupon code for a free shirt to be redeemed whenever you want at !!

* follower means I can find you on the lower right hand column with the rest of the great people who follow this blog.... winner must provide me with an email to send the coupon code.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

SHIRT GIVEAWAY!!! -stay tuned

Coming soon.... one lucky follower will win their very own shirt, whichever one they want, on whatever day they want.... Only for followers listed on the lower right hand side are eligible.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

A new Canvas Buddy

Because of another gloomy cold Chicago weekend another "Canvas Buddy" was born (a series of 4"x4" character paintings) This one is #5 the InkSpirit, you can check out more views and the full collection HERE

In other news there is a good chance of stickers coming soon, those of you who already commented on that previous blog post, you are on the list! (probably a few weeks)

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Another shoe that's craving your vote

In my ever-quest to finally have a shoe designed by me printed and worn by real (non-imaginary) people, I stayed up last night to finish off this submission to Ryz.
Ryz is a fantastic community site based in Portland Oregon that produces high-quality printed shoes designed by artists around the world. You vote may just be the one that tips the scales for this designer. Once you see theJCW on a shoe, you can bet there will be some kind of giveaway on this site.
Check out "A Classic Funeral" and stop by the site for a quick doesn't even require registration (though registering and commenting is appreciated as's kind of a proof that you're a great supporter)

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

"My Own Shoe Monster" - Make it yours!

Thanks to the comments on the previous posts, any amount of responses warrants some freebies, so just give me a couple weeks and stay tuned. In the meantime I need to announce my freshly designed PRO-Keds Royal Lo sneaker. Available for purchase right now SHOP HERE, or even just check out the additional views

In case you are on the fence, possibly considering thinking about becoming interested in getting your own... give it some shoes are on the way and I will post actual product pictures as soon as I have them.
In the meantime, thanks again for those who are following this blog

Sunday, March 7, 2010

the Chicago Sky

Finished another painting this weekend, it's 18"x24" It will also be up for voting as an iphone skin soon. Stay tuned for more pics and links.

REWARD FOR BLOG READERS? I would like to find out how many people actually notice this blog and are interested in some fun rewards such as buttons or stickers of thejcw art. If you just read this message please post and let me know.