Robert L. Peters

19 March 2013

Said to be a carpenter by trade…

Cartoon by Art Young (1866-1943)

18 March 2013


16 March 2013

You do not have to shout…

15 March 2013



A perusal of miscellaneous retro comics paints guys as real jerks… it’s enough to make a man want to apologize on behalf of my whole damn gender!

14 March 2013

Vintage German Illustration…

(from a nice Flickr collection of 769 images here)

13 March 2013

Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

11 March 2013

Read my lips…

Vancouver, Canada

My friend Jennifer Romita has been working on lips lately… really large lips. Jennifer is an Italian-Canadian visual artist living and on the West coast. Her work ranges from large scale paintings to digitally-created contemporary imagery, often with a focus on aspects of longing, the concept of “self,” and the human condition.

You can see more of Jennifer’s work on her website here. I posted some earlier work by Jennifer back in 2011, here.

And, by the way, she takes commissions…

10 March 2013

Taming of the Shrew

New York

This is Luba Lukova‘s latest poster design for The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare at La MaMa e.t.c. (final poster at top, poster sketch below and a detail of conceptual sketches). Internationally recognized, Luba is regarded as one of the most distinctive image-makers working today — her original art uses metaphors, the juxtaposition of symbols, and an economy of linear illustration and text to beautifully capture the essence of basic humanity.

9 March 2013

Fun with three…

8 March 2013

It's an universal law… intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008)

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