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civil war photos

civil war photos

The Library of Congress is great. On June 23, 2005 I made a post about the Jefferson Papers from the Library of Congress’ website. Yesterday I came across a hi-res civil war album. There are 200 individual photos in all. It’s the James Wadsworth album. He worked in the Lincoln White House. This page gives […]

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Mike Hogue Art on ebay

Mike Hogue Art on ebay

Here’s the third installment of the series, FEATURED EBAY ARTIST.Mike Hogueebay storewebsite Mike Hogue’s Jinx the Black Cat ART STORE offers ink jet prints of illustrations of who else but Jinx the Black Cat. The style is highly refined. It seems like Jinx should be on Cartoon Network. Whereas Jen Gagne’s cartoon style is reminiscent […]

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Jen Gagne Art on ebay

Jen Gagne Art on ebay

Here’s the second installment of the series, FEATURED EBAY ARTIST.JEN GAGNEebay storewebsite Jen Gagne was selected as the second Featured ebay artist because her work is a sharp contrast to the first Featured ebay Artist, url=http://unlikelymoose.com/blog/gus-fink-art-ebay/]GusFink. Jen Gagne’s art is very playful and vibrant to the point where it looks like she gets hyped up […]

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slice of 60's americana

slice of 60’s americana

Houseplantpicturestudio.com offers a glimpse into “an unknown family who probably owned a liquor store”. Lots of classic photos here: the guys playing poker, the ladies playing Bridge?, the family visiting Paris, some dude getting high in a Volkswagen bus, two guys wearing dress shirts and dress pants at the beach, and plenty of crazy hair […]

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Estonia art

Estonia art

Alot of Estonian art sites I encountered are in Estonian. surprise. surprise. There are some that have English translations. Here’s a few links: ———————————–balticsww.com: This seems to be the big master list of Estonian galleries and museums. It really surprises me how many museums and galleries do not have websites. oh well. All the sites […]

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where to get tobacco card jpgs

where to get tobacco card jpgs

I’m gonna start making paintings inspired by tobacco cards. About 7 years ago, there was this great website that had hundreds of tobacco cards hi-res. Like really hi-res. But that site no longer exists. I’ve been doing a little research and it seems the best place to find images (besides buying a book on tobacco […]

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mark rothko

I’ve been turned on by paintings by Mark Rothko ever since I saw a calendar of his work for sale at Borders in January for half off (about 6 bucks). Being the cheap-skate that I am, I hid the calendar in another section of the store knowing full-well that Borders eventually sells their calendars for […]

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painting on metal

so my tour de force on ebay has been slowing down. I’ve been experimenting with painting on 5×7″ sheets of aluminum. I can get a 10 pack at Home Depot for about 2 bucks (20cents a pop). That’s alot cheaper than the cost of pre-stretched canvas. In school I have been told by my printmaking […]

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christopher columbus and leif erikkson puppets

christopher columbus and leif erikkson puppets

I’ve been surfing the web looking for some inspiration for some paintings. I think I found it.CascadeToys sells puppets of famous world figures. Two of which are Christopher Columbus and Leif Erikkson. These are great! They are pointing at each other as if to say, “That punk didn’t discover America. I did!” I’m also digging […]

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Another painting series on ebay

Another painting series on ebay

4 new paintings on ebay! These 4 paintings are from the “Lincoln’s Contemporaries, Cartoon Style” series. The four featured figures are: Ward Hill Lamon, John A. Dahlgren, Isaac Arnold, and Edward Everett. These auctions end Tuesday, February 8th, at about 7:00p.m. Prices start at $9.98 each. Search for “UNMOOSE” on ebay. Or you can click […]

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