Thursday, March 27, 2014

Letterpress Print by Amy Crehore on Sale

Here's a detail of my Shygals' Serenade 3-color limited edition letterpress print. 
Follow this link to view larger image. On sale for a limited time.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Holes for Breathing

I could not resist blogging this photo of a full face swimming mask from the 1920s.
(Thanks retronaut via Memory of the Netherlands)

Monday, March 24, 2014


Spring in Oregon - photo taken the other day

Detail of my painting- "A Fig Leaf Parasol"  (Amy Crehore 2012)
The Art of Amy Crehore

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Revisiting my L.A. solo show

It was called "Dreamgirls and Ukes". It took place at Thinkspace in L.A. in Feb 2009.
There were 15 paintings and 13 painted ukes. The Hokum Scorchers (Lou Reimuller and I)
 played music at the opening. 
Here's one of my paintings- "Monkey Love Song" (Amy Crehore).
Here's the link to all images-

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Dancer and the Lily (Lilliput Pocket Omnibus 1930s)

Love these two comparison images from the book Lilliput Pocket Omnibus 1937
Here are some more! 

1920s Illustrated Children's Covers by Takeo Takei

Covers by Takeo Takei for the illustrated magazine "Children's Land", 1922–33 on
  50 Watts blog 
Follow this link for more! These are amazing. Thanks,Will.