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  • App Review: Diptic


    When just one photo won't do, tell a story with 3 or 4... even 9 with a cool app from Peak Systems called Diptic.  For just under a dollar the app gives you over 165 frame options that can be customized by shape, colors, backgrounds, text and more!  Or maybe add a cool effect to one photo?  I love the look of triptych images, why not try it out with this app!  Let's see what we can do...

    The first option given when opening the app is choosing layout frames. There are several categories including "Classic", "Jumbo", "Fancy", and "Fresh". I went with a three-column triptych design because I wanted to keep things simple and neat.

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    After this you’ll be able to either choose an already existing photo or shoot a new one. I chose an already existing image and went from there. You’ll be given the option to change up several adjustments including brightness, saturation, and tone. You can also add different filters to your photos by clicking on the “Filter” menu button. I used the cross process 2 filter because it gave the picture a cool feeling.

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    A quick side note, when going through the app, tips and instructions will occasionally pop up, which was very helpful. The next option you have is the "Flip" option that will allow you to invert your pictures horizontally, vertically, or clockwise. I wanted my picture to be uniform through out so I did not do this to my design.

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    After you have customized your photo you can then move onto the "Borders" menu icon. Here you can change the thickness of your columns ("Size"), "Color", "Texture", and choose to use a "Canvas" in the background.

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    I played around with the thickness of my columns and added a texture to the frame. For the canvas option, you first have to make sure that your original frame has some roundness to it in order to be able to then place a canvas color in the background.

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    The next item is "Frames" and it’s where you’ll be able to change the spacing between each of your frames if needed. You can also change the direction of your columns if desired and slant them at an angle.

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    The next option you can play around with is "Aspect". Here you can turn your square designs into rectangles and/or landscape and portrait formats. I was satisfied with the look of my image already so I moved on to "Text".

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    Under the "Text" menu you can change the "Color", "Style", and "Font" of your writing. I was considering placing text in mine but it felt out of place, so I opted out of that option.  Once satisfied with your design, you can then hit the upper right "Publish" icon where you will then be taken to a customization and sharing screen.

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    I liked that you have the option to change the export size of the file and make it bigger or larger depending on your needs. You are also given a number of sharing options such as the usual social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, and Flickr) and a really cool postcard option which allows you to turn your finished design into a postcard to then be sent anywhere in the world, very nice. I saved my photo in my camera roll and went on to the next step, the wood!


    I really love the option of customizing my photos into a tryptic and the way it turned out on wood just added to the custom look of it. I give Diptic a score of 4.


    It was simple, straight forward and easy to navigate.  It did't try to upsell other features, rather it exceeded my expectations for a  $.99 app!


    For more information on Diptic please visit http://www.dipticapp.com/.

  • D*Face - Scars and Stripes

    A few months ago we released an exclusive Print on Wood with D*Face titled "Going Everywhere Fast" which sold out in 30 seconds!  The fastest release we have ever experienced.  We had no idea how serious and devoted D*Face fans and collectors were!   Well...except for those that immediately tried (and failed) to flip the prints, but that's a story for another day.


    Fast forward to September 26th, the private viewing for Scars and Stripes, D*Face's premier art exhibit in the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles.  If you are not at first impressed by the mural "Your Dead to Me" on the side of the gallery, then maybe the smashed smoking LAPD car will catch you attention?  On second thought, maybe too much attention...

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    Either way, once you enter the gallery, it's hard not to be awe struct by the brightly colored characters, D*Face's nod to the master Lichtenstein, each facing death in one way or another.

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    Of course we were drawn to the old school wooden desk tops that were transformed into icon images of those who died before their time.  If you look close, the desk tops are filled with grade school graffiti from years gone by, a collaboration of sorts with the unknown school aged youth.

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    Speaking of collaborations, it was fun to catch up with Shepard and Amanda Fairey at the opening.  It was a perfectly timed break from Shepard's current international mural tour.

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    With over 30 pieces on exhibit, it's hard to choose a favorite, it's definitely something to see in person if you can.  So If you happen to be in the Los Angeles area in the next few weeks, make it a point to see this show!  Open until October 12th, at a pop-up location in West Hollywood, 315 S. Robertson Blvd.

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  • Chopping Block: Bob Dob

    When we first meet Bob Dob at ComicCon this summer we instantly knew we had to figure out way to do a print on wood with him!  We immediately connected with this artwork and ended up buying his ComicCon exclusive, newest Mouseketeer Army figure from 3DRetro.  This Friday we are excited to release our first fine art wood print with Bob Dob called "California Here I Come" which first debuted at the Corey Helford group show, "Art Collector Starter Kit II" on August 30th, 2014.   In case you haven't had a chance to meet Bob, we figured we would share a quick interview we had with him a few weeks back.



    POW: Bob, your bio states you were once studying musical theory in college but decided to switch to art after having taken drawing and painting classes. What did art do for you that music just couldn’t?

    Bob: I was playing in a Thrash/Punk band at the time and there wasn't much theory in that genre. Most of what was being taught in Music at El Camino College was theory. Now I appreciate the theory being any song or musical piece.

    San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Mouseketeer Army Vinyl Figures by Bob Dob - Mouseketeers Liberty & Devil LockMouseketeer Army figures by Bob Dob

    POW: I like that you add a dark twist to otherwise safe themes in your pieces. Is this how you view the world around you?

    Bob: I am rather morbid in my thinking, I think it's  a release for me to get it out in my artwork so I can be more positive on a daily basis. There's always a humorous spin in each work though.

    Screen shot 2014-09-19 at 1.17.19 PMCalifornia Here I Come by Bob Dob

    POW: Tell us a little bit more about your piece “California Here I Come”, which you will be releasing on wood this upcoming month. What was the inspiration for it?

    Bob: I love California. It's a very diverse state. One of my favorite TV programs was hosted by a man named Huell Howser called California Gold and the theme song for it was "California Here I Come".  I put a punker playing a Ukulele riding a Grizzly Bear which has been killed off in California but it's on our state flag.  Trying to capture the diversity.

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    POW: I really love your use of clouds as a backdrop in your art. They remind me a lot of Rene Magritte’s work. What do the clouds in your imagery represent?

    Bob: Rene Magritte has been an influence on my work, yes.  The clouds and blue skies represent hope in most of my work.  A sense that things are going to be OK.

    POW: How has your upbringing and current life in Southern California inspired your creativity?

    Bob: Growing up in Hermosa Beach is the reason I do what I do today.

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    POW: I notice a lot of you characters are tattooed and wearing Misfits t-shirts. Are there musical genres or even films, which influence you as an artist?

    Bob: The Misfits were a big influence on my band as well as my paintings. Chinatown, LA Confidential are movies that I enjoyed and anything James Ellroy has written.


    Bob is a man of few words but holds great talent!  Thank you Bob for letting us pry a bit into your world.

    For more information on Bob Dob, please visit: http://www.bobdob.com/

  • Craola - Live Painting at Tarfest

    What do dinosaurs, tar pits, art and music have in common?  Well if you were in LA last weekend, Tarfest!  A little outdoor festival with music, beer garden, food trucks, kids activities and live painting by world renown artist Greg "Craola" Simkins.... only in LA.


    Right next to the twisty balloon guy on one side and bubbling tar pits on the other, Craola, Nicola Verlato and devNgosha each work their magic on an 8 foot by 12 foot blank canvas.


    What emerged on Craola's canvas was a beautiful red feathered bird, almost the same height as a person.


    Nicola Verlato finished his piece right before the sun set, after seeing all the detail in the painting, it's amazing he finished it in one day.


    devNgosha completed a larger then life skull, that feels like it is coming off the page looking down at your little face. A beautifully mystifying piece.


    The festival, held on the grass next to the La Brea Tar Pits, is a annual event with a mission of “excavating future culture” in the Miracle Mile.

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    Now in its 12th year, its seems to be reaching the goal!  With many thanks to our friends at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery, who are a big part of organizing the event, for extending us an invite to come enjoy a beautiful day in the city.

    For more information about Tarfest, please visit: http://www.tarfest.com/

  • Photo(Wood)Shop: Sharpness and Splash

    As many of you know, Prints on Wood has it’s own integrated photo manipulation program already built in under the “Create Your Own” option. In the past,  we have covered several effects including Focus, Frames, Stickers and more. This week we will talk about Sharpness and Splash.

    To begin, let's access the Image Effects Editor. This can be found on the Create Your Own page after uploading your photo. Just click on the green button with a magic icon above your image proof that reads "Add Image Effects".

    For this week’s review, I used a family photo of my nieces and nephew and I during my trip to Seattle.  Once the picture uploaded, I went straight to the Sharpness option, see icon below.

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    Once open I was shown a sort of slider apparatus which you can move left or right depending on how sharp you want your image to be. This particular image was a bit fuzzy in my opinion, so I dragged the slider to the right to make it sharper.

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    Once I was happy with my image I went on to the Splash option, which looks like a small paint bucket.

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    In Splash you are given several menu options including “Free Color”, “Smart Color”, “Eraser” and “Brush Size”.  When choosing Free Color, you are given the liberty to manipulate any area of the picture. As you can see, I colored only the background and remaining surroundings. You can adjust the brush sizes to small, medium, and large for those hard to reach spaces and can also erase for those of you who can't help but color outside the lines.

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    I hit cancel because I wanted  to try out the Smart Color this time and once again chose “Splash”. With the Smart Color option chosen you can then choose a hue on the picture to which to work with and the app will only color in that hue. I chose brown (from the spiraled tunnel around us) and went from there.

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    As you can see, by choosing a hue with the smart color option, you can make only certain tones in the photograph stand out. Pretty cool indeed!

    After toning down the image with the brown hue, the image looks just right!  Now just save the photo, pick the size, thickness and finish.  After check out a print on wood will be delivered to my door step in little over a week!

    If you decide to use any of the above options for your photo making fun, let us know!

  • Chopping Block: Jeremiah Ketner

    This week, we spent a few minutes with Jeremiah Ketner, whose whimsical figures you may recognize from your favorite Disney film, past or present.  We chatted about his art, creating custom figures and his upcoming exhibit at DesignerCon 2014 in Pasadena, CA.  Not to mention this Friday Jeremiah will release his first limited edition signed and number print on wood with us!  We are beyond excited and think you will be too!  More details coming soon!

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    POW: The use of color in your art is astounding. What are your go to mediums for creating such colorful pieces?

    Jeremiah: I learned early on about color theory and have always tried to push my palette beyond my comfort zone. My favorite medium is acrylic. Although I was classically trained using oils at the age of twelve. I would say it’s a medium I come back too every so often but Acrylics are my go-to medium.

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    POW: Your characters range from owls, to delicate girls and imagined creatures alike. Is there something particular that attracts you to these characters?

    Jeremiah: I like the idea of all these characters coexisting in a imagined world together. I try not to set boundaries and paint what comes to mind. I think it’s important to keep myself challenged and introduce new characters often. I feel like it’a a long term project describing a collection of fables.

    POW: Besides your paintings, you also create some very impressive custom toys. How do you design such detailed pieces? What is the creative process like in comparison to a painting?

    Jeremiah: The way in which I approach designing my customs is drastically different to how I plan for a new painting. I sketch directly on the toy and don’t plan out the colors until I start painting. I would say there’s more freedom when painting customs. I let the the sculpt dictate the overall feel of the design. With my paintings everything is planned out with a sketch. The only thing I don’t plan is the color scheme.

    Screen shot 2014-09-19 at 1.32.39 PMNight Owl by Jeremiah Ketner

    POW: You state in your bio that you were heavily influenced by the Japanese approach to “small and round” design. To this day, do you still apply those same practices to your art?

    Jeremiah: I like that term “small and round” design. It’s a made up term I used to describe some of the Japanese aesthetics I discovered on my travels to Japan. I would say I subconsciously practice those design principles on a daily basis.

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    POW: Your collections of pieces for Disney are beyond magnificent. How did that collaboration with Disney come about and how was it working with them from an artistic approach?

    Jeremiah: It’s a really cool collaboration and I’m thrilled every time they ask me to create new pieces for them. A great deal of Disney’s films are based on classic fairy tales so it’s a great match for me. I was invited by the curator of Wonderground Gallery in Downtown Disneyland, California to create paintings based off a list of their properties. The first piece I made for them was Beauty and the Beast. Since then I have created over 10 paintings for Wonderground Galley and they continue to show my work and sell merchandize of my designs exclusively through the gallery.

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    POW: Designer Con in Pasadena is quickly approaching, will you have a booth there again?  What can we expect to see at your booth?

    Jeremiah: This year I will have my own booth and I’m really excited about it. I’m planning on having a selection of new prints, custom toys and a bunch of new merchandise. There will be a few surprises that I will introduce at Dcon too.


    For more information on Jeremiah Ketner, please visit: http://jeremiahketner.com/

  • Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

    What would go better with a print on wood then a cold craft brew... ahem, uh.. I mean what would look better on a print on wood then a cold craft brew.   Thanks to Speakeasy Ales and Lagers we printed a few questionable characters and got the short story on their elusive release.


    With humble beginnings in the foggy bay area of San Francisco and a passion for an era when tap's in America ran dry, a bold, amber ale, Prohibition Ale, paved the way for a new brand of craft beers, Speakeasy.

    Not forgetting or compromising on their commitment to small batch beers, Speakeasy released the Infamous Series beginning with Old Godfather Barley Wine Ale.


    Reserved for the tenacious, the second release, Blind Tiger Imperial IPA, had over 10 pounds of hops added per barrel.  Don't let the sweet girl on the label fool you, she's a bit dangerous.


    Not recommended for the faint of heart, Scarface Imperial Stout finished off this bold release.  We were just as excited to create something memorable and unique to match the craft put into brewing these Ales and Lagers.


    While creating and designing the unique frames and prints, we had more fun then we should have, but then again, I think Speakeasy has the same problem.  Maybe that's why we worked so well together.

    Have an idea for a unique print on wood, let us know, we just might we crazy enough to try it!


    For more information on Speakeasy Ales & Lagers, please visit: http://www.goodbeer.com/

  • App Review: Fuzel Collage


    Have you ever wanted to make a collage of photos from your trip to the beach with friends or a fun family vacation or your favorite wedding photos BUT your not an expert at photoshop and don't want to pay someone else who is?   This week’s app review, Fuzel Collage, may just be the perfect solution!   And its not just because it has been generating a good amount of buzz on the app store. It primarily focuses on collage building, but you can also add effects, stickers, and other features to your pictures. Let’s see if lives up the hype!

    The first thing you’ll be greeted with when you open the app is an interactive page and three menu items at the bottom. The gear icon will take you to their settings page where you can rate and review the app, contact email support, etc. The bell icon on the right is simply the notifications alert icon. The icon in the middle is the one we want to focus on seeing as that’s how we are going to choose our pictures. Once you click the add button you are then taken to the photo chooser page where you can either choose an already existing photo from your camera roll or take a new one.

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    You can select as many pictures as you’d like apparently and you’ll notice the “select” ticker on the bottom right corner tell you how many photos you have chosen. I decided to go with 4 pictures I had taken on a hike to Griffith Park.

    After this you’re taken to a collage design chooser page. Automatically the app sets you up to the “simple” template chooser but there is also an animated one that you can use to add videos in your collages, a funky category with more complex layouts, and a free form category with even more options (all of these require an in-app purchase) I personally really like the minimalist approach and usually stick with that, so I chose a layout that I liked under “simple” and hit next.

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    After you have chosen a layout of your choice, you are greeted with the Edit page where you are given several options including layout, effects, frame, sticker, label, text, and fill.

    photo 5The first layout icon will allow you to play around with the foundation layout of your collage and change things like margins, spacing, and shadow. You can also adjust the thickness and roundness of your photos. I added some round effects to my margins and added some shadow for depth.


    After which you can hit the customize icon on the far bottom right where you can then alter the shape of each of your pictures using the resize icon. I changed one of my picture’s shapes into a triangle as you can see.

    The next option is cut, which basically lets you cut your collage into more sections if needed. The last merge option will allow you to merge two pictures into just one photo using both the previous photo shape and the new one. I clicked apply once I was satisfied with the look of my collage and hit apply twice on the top right corner to confirm both the shape change and layout changes I had made.

    At this point in the design process, if you wanted to change photos and move their positions around you can do so by tapping on the photo and holding and moving it to the desired location.


    Moving on to the effects section, this is where you can add effects to the whole collage at once or to individual photos. If you wish to add the same effect throughout, just click somewhere on the frame and all the pictures will be affected. If you want to work with specific photos at once, like I did, just click on the desired photo and you’ll notice a pink cutout line appear around the selected picture. All the effect filters are named after a geographical location to represent them, which I thought was pretty quirky. I chose Shanghai for the large picture on top, Paris for the bottom left, Santiago for the middle, and Moscow for the bottom right picture. You’ll also see that whenever you have a picture selected, a sort of transparent magic wand appears in the right middle corner of the app. This takes you to an even more in depth customization screen where you can work with lighting, color, sharpness, and vignettes. You can even flip the desired photo horizontally and vertically. All changes are made by dragging up & down, or left to right.

    Once you have made all the necessary changes, you hit apply and are once again taken to the customization home page. The next icon is the frames icon. You will need to download the free pack the app comes with, by the way. Once it’s downloaded you’re given several pretty cool looking frames. Click on the desired frame and you’re once again taken to the main page.


    The next icon is stickers, which I never really like to place in my pictures, but to each his own. You’re given the usual options: flowers, hearts, peace sign, and some sayings.12

    If by any chance you place a sticker on your collage that you are unsatisfied with and wish to erase, just drag and drop to the trashcan that will appear on the bottom.

    Next up is the label option that allows you to place different sayings and mantras onto your collage. I went ahead and chose the first option and wrote the word California.


    The next option is text where you can chose different fonts and styles to write out whatever wordage you like. Because I had already placed a label on my photo and don’t want to clutter it up too much, I skip adding more text to mine.


    The final option is Fill. Here you can choose to add a color to your background. You can also choose from different patterns once you download the free pack. I chose a swirly black pattern which I thought was pretty cool and was finally able to hit done.


    From here on you can continue to edit the collage, duplicate it, or delete it. You’ll see a share button on the top right hand corner where you can then save to device, share on Instagram, Facebook, email, Twitter, and Tumblr.


    Overall, I give this app a rating of 4 because it was very easy to use and handled my directions very well. It did not lag and did exactly what I wanted it to. Not to mention a lot of options for a free app.


    Now let's see how it looks printed on wood...




    For more information on Fuzel Collage please visit: http://www.fuzelapp.com/

  • Chopping Block: Ursula X Young

    This week we chatted it up with painter and designer Ursula X Young, whose works have been featured in several magazines, countless album covers of dance music labels including Om records and Safe In Sound Music, and murals in Miami, Richmond and San Francisco. She gave us some insight on her world travels, inspiration, and love for electronic music.



    POW: One thing I immediately noticed about your art was the use of the different colors that make up all of your subjects skin tones. Its never just an olive or nude color, which I found to be quite interesting! Is there a reason you paint your girls this way?

    Ursula: I like that most of the characters in my paintings can be from anywhere; I find women from all backgrounds (from South America to Eastern Europe to Asia and India) relate to the women in my paintings so they become almost multi-racial. I also really enjoy putting the paint down in textures - it becomes my meditation in the painting - where the line work and details need a lot of my attention, the mottled palette is something I can be really loose with and build up in an almost 3 dimensional way.

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    POW: I read that you are originally from Northern England and have both traveled and lived in many places, including San Francisco.  How has your world travels altered your art, if at all?

    Ursula: Yes, travel has definitely affected my work. People often ask me if the women in my paintings are people I know, and some of them are based on women I know... but so many of them are a melding of faces and people I have met along my travels to Asia, India, South and Central America. Also the backgrounds I use, whilst sometimes imaginary - and very often San Francisco inspired from my 10 years living there - are often dreamlike interpretations of distant places I have visited. 

    POW: Of all the different mediums available I notice that you seem to favor painting on wood, is there something about wood that you prefer over the other mediums?

    Ursula: I do like to paint on wood, although I am comfortable painting on other surfaces, I like that I can sometimes use wood as a background in itself. Recently I have been enjoying working with stains and other mediums on wood creating different backgrounds as a starting point for my paintings. My last solo show 'Against the Grain' at Luna Rienne Gallery in San Francisco was an entire show dedicated to finding new ways of working on wood in different mediums. It allowed me to explore much further than working on canvas or other surfaces.

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    Madame Butterfly by Ursula X Young

    POW: My favorite piece of yours in our POW collection would definitely have to be “Madame Butterfly”. Can you tell me more about your inspiration for this piece?

    Ursula: In 2007 I did an opera series as a solo show, the 5x5' Madame Butterfly painting was the star of the show, it now hangs in a home in Marin and the signed limited run giclee prints I made of it sold out pretty fast. Its nice to bring it back as one of the Prints on Wood options.

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    Dancing Like There is No Tomorrow by Ursula X Young

    POW: I read somewhere that you’ve been an avid electronic music fan since the early 90’s. What are some of your favorite artists? Has your love for this particular kind of music shaped your art in any way?

    Ursula: Yes for sure, house music and the scene surrounding it has been part of my life since I was 15 and going to raves in Northern England. I fully immersed myself in the culture whilst living in New York City and San Francisco in the 90's. The colorful, joyous, celebratory lifestyle has certainly become absorbed in the narrative of my paintings to this day. My husband is also a music producer/DJ and although our life has changed significantly since moving to the woods and having a child, we still try to keep one toe in that world and get out and dance once in awhile...

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    POW: I’m originally from Miami and was recently watching the video that was put together during the Few and Far art mural collaboration. What was it like working with other female artists on such a huge project? Did you take any inspiration from the city with you?

    Ursula: My work with Few and Far has been really inspiring, it's really great to be a part of an all-female art collective, there is definitely power in that. As artists, I think so much of our time is spent alone working in our studios, so I've loved being a part of the mural projects I have done with Few and Far, especially the social, collaborative side to it, that brings it outside and lets folks watch us work. It’s a very different way of working than how I work in my studio - but I have loved the new challenges that it brings up. The Miami wall was epic (and I don't use the term lightly!) we had just a few days working for hours in the blazing sun and late into the night to create that huge wall in Wynwood, and the end result was amazing - all the women on that wall are so talented, I loved the buzz of the Art Basel crowds surrounding us and all that amazing art in one place. It felt powerful being an all-female wall too. It was my first visit to Miami and I loved it so much more than I expected I would. We're already planning for this years Few and Far wall there this December.


    For more information about Ursula X. Young, please visit: http://ursulayoung.com/

  • Strong to the Finich! A Tribute to Popeye the Sailor Man

    Anyone that is anyone in this day and age fondly remembers watching Popeye cartoons on a Saturday morning whilst having their favorite cereal. Since Popeye’s creation in 1929 by American cartoonist Elzie Crisler Segar, the sailor man himself has appeared in thousands of comic books, television shows, and video games. Not to mention his very own live action movie starring the now late and great, Robin Williams.


    It’s no wonder POW was excited to work with artists Chogrin Munoz and Salba Combe, who along with many others, came together to collaborate on a Popeye the Sailor inspired art exhibit at the Hero Complex Gallery in Los Angeles this past Friday.


    “Strong to the Finich! An Official Popeye Tribute Art Show: Celebrates 85 years of Popeye the Sailor Man” included art from more than 100 artists from around the world, and was curated by Chogrin himself, in collaboration with King Features Syndicate.

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    All Hands on Deck by Chogrin 

    Chogrin, who hails from Ecuador, has been a long time fan of Popeye ever since he was a child and stated that putting together a show inspired by the iconic cartoon has been dream of his for a long time.

    It was no wonder then that POW jumped at the chance to be a part of this special moment by coming to together with both Chogrin and Salba for two unforgettable prints on wood.

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    Fishing Mermaids by Salba Combe

    Chogrin’s piece, “All Heads on Deck” is a 24" x 24" wood print priced at $500 available through the Hero Complex Gallery.  Artist Salba Combe’s piece, titled  “Fishing Mermaids” is 11” X 17” and also currently available.   If you any of you are in the Los Angeles area sometime this month, the art exhibit runs through September 21st in the Hero Complex Gallery located on 2020 South Robertson Blvd, Studio D and is open Wednesday through Sunday from 11AM-6M.

    For more on the Popeye Art Exhibit, visit the Hero Complex website at http://hcgart.com/

    For more on Chogrin Munoz, visit http://chogrin.tumblr.com/

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