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Friday, February 28, 2014 12:38:30 AM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Sketching Rocky Jordan:
Douglas said, "I had another wonderful pulp opportunity of illustrating the cover collection for the old time radio show “Rocky Jordan” available from Radio Archives this year. A  quick introduction for anyone who isn’t familiar with the show can be..." more

Friday, February 28, 2014 12:38:30 AM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Painting Rocky Jordan: Process:
Douglas said, "Continued from yesterday's post on the pencil process, here we are in the paint. Part 2: I transferred my drawing to a heavy weight illustration board prepared with gesso using a graphite pencil and sharpened up the drawing using Prismacolor..." more

Friday, February 28, 2014 12:38:30 AM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Rocky Jordan Is Finished!:
Douglas said, "Part 3: I'm set to wrap this project up. Now that I have the background and foreground colors in place, I start finishing the painting. The dark's are placed first; Rocky's hair, her 1940's hairstyle, folds in their clothes, shadows, the green fern..." more

Thursday, September 05, 2013 6:41:25 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Sketchbook 3:
Douglas said, "Long over due for a post here, so I'm getting right to it. My new Sketchbook is available at all upcoming conventions and signings. Sketchbook 3 is heavy on the pulp this time around and is printed on glossy paper. It nicely displays the black and..." more

Thursday, September 05, 2013 6:41:25 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Universal's 1931 Spanish Dracula:
Douglas said, "Earlier this year my friends at Reel Art commissioned me to design and paint a poster for a screening of the Spanish version of Universal's Dracula in support of the Northwest Chicago Film Society. I enthusiastically took this opportunity to pay..." more

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 6:27:19 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Merry Christmas!:
Douglas said, "Warmest wishes for the holidays. Thank you for visiting my blog and your interest in my artwork. I am grateful to all who have commissioned artwork, purchased a print, my sketchbooks or have sent a message saying how much they enjoy my paintings..." more

Friday, November 30, 2012 8:27:05 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Gorgo:
Douglas said, "Happy Halloween! And in anticipation of the Holidays approaching, I wanted to reveal some great news concerning one Monster model from the past. I was contacted a few years ago by Monarch Models to paint an illustration of Gorgo for an upcoming..." more

Friday, November 30, 2012 8:27:05 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled H.P. Lovecraft Visits Sam Spade:
Douglas said, "I was visiting a friends gallery awhile ago and was asked about some of the projects I was currently working on. After offering some top secret information about various assignments, I mentioned a very interesting commission that was sitting before..." more

Sunday, February 26, 2012 6:20:43 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled The Howard Wolowitz Wall of Fame:
Douglas said, "Hey! Can you spot my Stella 7 painting gracing the wall in Wolowitz's bedroom? As a fan of the hit television Big Bang Theory, my family and I were thrilled to learn that there was a poster of her nicely displayed among Howard's Space Girl bedroom..." more

Monday, February 20, 2012 2:27:26 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled The Adventures of Philip Marlowe:
Douglas said, "Recently, I had an opportunity to paint one of the all time great detectives and one of my personal favorites in full blazing pulp tradition. My intention was that you hear the "crack" of the gun shots and put you in the middle of pulse pounding..." more

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 7:45:50 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Old Time Radio:
Douglas said, "I recently completed the promotional poster for the Wild Claw Theater's "Deathscribe" 2011. The "one night only" performance is right around the corner on December 5th. Deathscribe is an extraordinary evening of live performances of original short..." more

Saturday, September 24, 2011 2:16:39 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled ERB Thrillogy:
Douglas said, "I've been a big fan of Edgar Rice Burroughs for almost forever. Like a lot of comic book readers in the 1970's I discovered Tarzan and John Carter from reading their DC and Marvel comics and then later on buried myself in some paperbacks. Much later..." more

Monday, September 19, 2011 11:29:17 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Orpheus:
Douglas said, "Earlier this week I saw a color proof for my new piece from The Dialogue Project, which is a series of poems illustrated sequentially by a variety of artists and published as limited edition prints. I made a visit to the Transmission Atelier studio..." more

Thursday, June 30, 2011 9:12:57 AM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Yours Truly Johnny Dollar:
Douglas said, "The first in a series of cover illustrations for Radio Archives is the classic detective, Johnny Dollar. The old time radio program, "Yours Truly Johnny Dollar" was no mystery to me! I've been a fan of the series for a number of years and it's one..." more

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 1:48:26 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Star Struck: Process:
Douglas said, "For my painting STAR STRUCK, I grabbed a rough thumbnail that was sitting in my sketchbook and quickly developed a concept and design influenced by the black and white illustrations from artist Virgil Finlay. I admire Finlay’s imagination, design..." more

Thursday, February 24, 2011 11:17:50 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Silent Film Starlets:
Douglas said, "I am painting a series of portraits of silent film starlets for an upcoming exhibition at Century Guild featuring Dave McKean, Gail Potocki and myself. My portraits will be appropriately black and white and will include: Brigitte Helm, Pola Negri,..." more

Monday, January 24, 2011 7:20:04 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Sci-Fi A-Z: Pulp:
Douglas said, ""Capture the essence of space pulp". That's the title given to the step by step feature written by me explaining the inspiration and process behind my new painting, "Starstruck". I owe a world of thanks to Ian Dean at ImagineFX magazine for..." more

Sunday, January 09, 2011 5:19:43 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Green Hornet Pulp Cover:
Douglas said, "Truth be told, I've never been a big Green Hornet fan. Growing up, I watched the television show from the 60's and one of my all time favorite Batman episodes from the 60's was the team up featuring Batman and Robin with The Green Hornet and Kato. I..." more

Saturday, January 08, 2011 11:38:59 AM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Happy New Year!:
Douglas said, "Start the new year right and join us for the reception! Good time to make a commitment to take home some original art as well.A huge "thank you" to my friend Tony Akins who invited me to exhibit among some super talented artists like: Alex Wald,..." more

Saturday, August 21, 2010 11:08:40 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con:
Douglas said, "It's that time of the year again! I will be in Artist Alley with my friends from General Jack Cosmo Productions at the Chicago Comic-Con presented by Wizard World. Please stop by my table (3110-3112) and say "hello". I'll tell you all about what..." more

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 4:56:39 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled In the Works:
Douglas said, "In between deadlines I've been able to experiment a bit with mediums and trying new things. It's come down to the images shown. I was able to use my new method of working on a few recent projects with nice results and nice compliments from the..." more

Wednesday, June 02, 2010 11:03:47 AM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Pyroman: Origin:
Douglas said, "A recent addition to the Origins for Project Superpowers... Pyroman! I was not very familiar with the character. I really didn't connect with him in the PSP series as much as some of my favorites, aside from a cool looking costume design. But I was..." more

Monday, March 22, 2010 2:00:15 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled C2E2: The Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo:
Douglas said, "I will be in Artist Alley at C2E2 at the McCormick Place Convention Center on the Chicago lakefront, April 16, 17 and 18 (Friday-Sunday) 2010. The excitement is building for the new Chicago show and I will have original art: paintings and drawings,..." more

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 2:08:55 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Mr Face: Origin:
Douglas said, "It has been approximately a year since I started painting the Origins featured in the back pages of Project Superpowers for Dynamite Entertainment. It's been an incredible learning experience as I worked (and continue to work) with Alex Ross as my..." more

Saturday, November 28, 2009 12:30:27 PM
Douglas Klauba wrote a blog post titled Fiefdom Of Angels:
Douglas said, "Time to get back into this!It's been a non-stop ride since my last post. And it's been an exciting and sometime exhausting schedule. But I am thankful for the opportunities. I'll post on some of the projects that I've completed but first I wanted to..." more