Stars and Swipes: 30 Postcards of Awkward Americana

Stars and Swipes: 30 Postcards of Awkward Americana

by Wilhelm Staehle

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Overview

Here are 30 exquisite postcards from Wilhelm Staehle’s Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (silhouettemasterpiecetheater.com). Each panel in the popular weekly web comic features a painstakingly detailed etching carved from a beautiful painting; the results are gorgeous and very funny. Stars and Swipes offers a hilarious vision of classic Americana, with farcical frontiersmen, prattling presidents, and other all-American oddities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594747342
Publisher: Quirk Publishing
Publication date: 12/02/2014
Pages: 30
Product dimensions: 4.35(w) x 6.59(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Wilhelm Staehle is the pseudonym of Will Staehle, a Seattle-based artist and designer. A former art director for HarperCollins, he has designed and illustrated numerous jackets for Michael Chabon, Michael Crichton, and a host of best-selling authors. Print magazine named him one of the Top 20 Under 30 New Visual Artists, and he exhibited a solo show of work at the Type Directors Club.

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