I did unstick myself, but I decided to change my entire career! Turns out, I had a life block. I was writing in the wrong genre for the wrong audience.
photo via AikoTanaka.com/Gallery I like Aiko Tanaka because she doesn't care if you think she's weird. She does, however, care about clicking with her audience. She also cares about her niece and nephew, for whom she wrote a children's book. Aiko Tanaka doesn't...
photo by Kelly Dwyer Daniel Webb brings Queer Southern Charm to stages across Los Angeles. From performing in drag as Toyota Lopez to dazzling audiences with stories of crippling single-dom, Webb's bright disposition and bubbly nature evokes neo southern...
photo by Randy Shropshire Alex Powers is a lesbian who "doesn't look like a lesbian". Hailing from Baltimore, MD, she now resides in Los Angeles and has found her spotlight on comedy stages around the city, most notably The Laugh Factory and The Ice House. The...
Brett Gilbert is refreshing & unpredictable – Read his Acrostic interview for advice, what fires him up, and who is special in his heart
I use mechanical pencils, so I don’t have to sharpen a point constantly. Then black ink, BIC pen. Then paint in Photoshop. When I paint in oils, I use a spoon to give a thick relief.
ART TODAY 040618 “The Price of Freedom” by Brett Gilbert – examples of his dark sense of humor in the “Teddy Bear and Bunny” Series
Brett Gilbert's Teddy Bear & Bunny series is an illustrated Humor/Coffee Table book focusing on two main characters: Teddy Bear and Bunny.
ART TODAY 040518 Brett Gilbert is also a Photoshop genius who creates whimsical images for phones, T-shirts… you name it!
I use mechanical pencils, so I don't have to sharpen a point constantly. Then black ink Bic pen. Then paint in Photoshop. When I paint in oils, I use a spoon to give a thick relief.
Chris Bonno writes about Brett Gilbert, the writer-comedian, father, illustrator, whimsical photographer, poster-ad designer, and oil painter.
I had the privilege, long ago, of seeing numerous paintings done by Brett with oil paint and a series of different sized spoons, in person, in his then small apartment while he was finishing up a few. He was creating spot-on large versions of cereal boxes from the sixties and seventies.
ART TODAY 040318 Brett Gilbert’s “Third Eye Elephant” illustrates mastery, and a deep understanding of enlightenment through humor… Ommmm
Best advice received and given: To beginning artists: draw everyday. Every. Day. Drain mountains of bic pens. Work every pencil to the eraser. To aspiring comedians: get on stage every night. Every. Night. Find and open mic somewhere or start one.
ART TODAY 040118 The multi-talented Brett Gilbert takes the stage this week to humor and entertain us!
Brett Gilbert's life as an artist began as a Stand-Up Comic. You may have seen some of his appearances on shows such as The Catch, House, and Bones. In the movie Ghost World, he shared a scene with Scarlett Johansson that he is most proud of. Spending three seasons as Ladislof on the Comedy Central show Primetime...
The landscape out the window is composed of buildings in Mexico — in Coyoacán and Guanajuato — where I spent a lot of time a few years ago. I love it down there. Feels more like home than here. The title’s a reference to the guy’s gesture, but could easily apply to any number of terminated habits, two of which are seen here.