Today is Thomas Fuchs' 40th birthday. And oh how he knows it.
artists who donated
we let him know (by surprise) last thursday at Heather's bar.
hilarious... steve savage (my wife's favorite)
gorgeous yet funny... leo espinosa
the tax man flew in last minute and put a cheery on top of the evening. thx tax!
one of the best was from tim o'brien... wow. thats all i gotta say
some german dude i've never met
in no order, here are some of the images from the book we made for him
another favorite.. from greg mably
of course, genius Niemann was in the house...
the actually painting is tiny.. i mean tiny.. how does he do it! his hands were made for beating the crap outta people!
veit, another german dewd
tracy toscano, who helped enormously on the design and facilitation of the book. we only had 2 or 3 printed up.. more to come hopefully
pal moni, aka monika aichele
a great one from vasqy
and from vecchio
another german dewd
sam weber banged one out on late notice... like, a few hours notice! thx Sam!
Sam is one of Fuch's old students, now a super rockstarillustrator.
brodner cranked this one out last minute... thx steve.. great.
pal wesley bedrosian
he never does this
the classy clown, barry blitt.
this one really made me laugh for some reason. maybe because its funny. gee i don't know.
its jizz, not white-out
he even added some subtle jizz stain action. what a guy!
one from his girlfriend, adrianne (I liked this one but for the record, I told her to just kiss a napkin and scan it but she wouldn't listen!)
art director elaine ahn
love this one from tim bower
heres a close up.. nailed him
from some art directors
brantly/ larry & festino
joel castillo. this ones growing on me.
a little good sex wish from dirty dawg marcos chin
cuneo and i forget, another german dude
a close up of cuneo's... yes, thats edelman on a yellow sub
a panty dropper from dena verseca.. welll done dena!
we twisted his arm
the one and only Heinz Edelman, of yellow submarine fame (fuchs teacher)
your favorite meat head and mine, david flaherty
theresa ortolani.. nicely done
brilliant.. andy rash.. totally nailed him
brian rea bea-rang it
german thilo rothaker.. hey i actually know this one! this one got some hard laughs
and last but not least, super star goddess yuko shimizu.
hope you enjoyed it. thank you to all the contributors who
sent Tracy and I the art. We really loved it.
and happy birthday again, Fuchs. No one will ever top this fucking thing.