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Topps 2024 Series 1 Baseball Trading Cards Artwork

Topps 2024 Baseball trading cards, Series 1 cards includes original, hand drawn and painted sketch cards by artists including myself, much like in previous years. These sketch cards are randomly inserted into packs and are exceptionally rare. There are a lot of packs of baseball cards produced but only a small handful of artists that …

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Topps 2023 Star Wars Masterwork Artist Proof Sketch Cards

Topps 2023 Star Wars Masterwork included original, hand drawn and painted sketch cards by artists including myself, much like in previous years. As part of the compensation for contributing to this project, we have been provided artist proof sketch cards for sale. What is an Artist Proof Sketch Card? An artist proof sketch card, or …

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Topps 2023 Star Wars Finest Sketch Cards

Topps 2023 Star Wars Finest Sketch Cards Back by popular demand, Topps is again extending its popular Finest line into the Star Wars Galaxy. Topps Finest Star Wars features actor autographs from the most iconic and cherished characters, along with collectible inserts from Star Wars popular Disney+ shows and The High Republic Book series! In …

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2023 Topps Museum Collection Canvas Reprint baseball card painted by matt stewart

Topps 2023 Museum Collection Canvas Artwork

Who are the Artists that Created the Topps 2023 Museum Collection Canvas Reprint Card Imagery? I’m one of the artists that has artwork included in this year’s Topps 2023 Museum Collection Canvas Collection! There are twelve cards that feature my artwork, all shown in the carrossel. The players are Marcus Semien, Riley Greene, Brett Baty, …

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What are Sketch Cards?

Do You Know About Sketch Cards? I’ve been creating sketch cards for licensed trading card companies for quite a few years now; checkout my trading card artwork page to see all the projects I’ve worked on. Sketch cards predate my work on them by a few decades, and even though I’ve been drawing and collecting …

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Upper-Deck Marvel Beginnings Sketch Cards: Drawing some of my favourite superheroes and villains

Upper-Deck Marvel Beginnings Sketch Cards are now out! In the past I haven’t done too many Marvel sets but beginning with this release I’ll have another 6 Marvel projects to announce over the next year and a bit.  I’ve always been a big comic book collector. I have a massive collection plus a pull list …

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Baseball Art in the Shape of a ‘T’: Topps 2023 MLB Series 2

Topps 2023 baseball series 2 hit store shelves recently. This is part of the baseball flagship product that comes out every year in three sets: Series 1, 2, and Update. I’ve contributed artwork to this product for a few years now but this year was a bit different as I worked on anniversary diecut sketch …

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Don’t Turn That Dial! 2023 Upper-Deck Wandavision Sketch Cards

Upper-Deck Wandavision The 2023 Upper-Deck Wandavision trading cards  were released this week and it’s the first in what will be many new Marvel sets that I’ve worked on coming out in 2023. Unlike other sets I’ve work on, like Star Wars for example, the MCU trading card sets from Upper-Deck do not feature artwork based …

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MY TOPPS GALLERY PAINTINGS AS COLLECTIBLES

The original paintings for the Topps MLB Gallery cards are packaged in silver foil packs and randomly inserted into the boxes. Recently, two collectors have contacted me to let me know they found one of my paintings in those silver packs! These paintings (Kershaw and Olson) are now framed and hanging on their walls! I …

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Interview with Chris Mixer About Collecting Sketch Cards

Recently, one of the biggest collectors of sketch cards I know and easily the most knowledgable person of the artform I know, Chris Mixer, asked me a few questions about being a sketch card artist. He posted that interview on his website and today I’m excited to share my interview with him here! A Conversation with a …

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