Quick write-ups of featured creations and upcoming releases.
Thanks to the generosity of Patrick @cheahacardworks and John @phitter72, I am able to add FREE bonus cards (while supplies last) to all Heavy J Studios orders. This applies to anything in the Shop and also Commissions. Just let me know which card(s) to add. (One free bonus card per HJS card ordered.) Cheaha Cardworks […]
Those are words I never expected to type in 2020, so thank you to the entire Heavy J Studios Collectors Club and hype squad (Jeremy Ross, Ryan Fagan, Blake Jamieson, efdot, Tony Bianchini, Matt Castello, …) for making this a reality. Special thanks as well to John and Kenneth, who donated special bonus cards to […]
One of my favorite artists is Brooklyn-based muralist efdot, who became well known to many card collectors as one of the most popular Topps Project 2020 artists. As an added bonus for collectors, just as Project 2020 was winding down and efdot withdrawal was imminent, word came that Topps and efdot were partnering on a […]
Thanks to John and (other) Jason for featuring several card artists on their recent episode of Ballcaps and Bagpipes. A recording is here. All of us, John and Jason included, are part of the growing #nlbmart community, a group of artists using our work to raise money for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the […]
What a Christmas present from Ryan Fagan and the Sporting News to feature Card Art and Heavy J Studios in their write-up of collections that have taken unusual turns during the pandemic. I won’t lie or even try to sound humble here. This is a freaking huge honor, and I’m gonna have a huge head […]
If you’re new to Heavy J Studios, I’ll start by saying that the money from all our cards goes straight to organizations doing great work in their communities or the baseball world at large. The latest addition to our list is the Buck Leonard Association for Sports and Human Enrichment. Based in North Carolina, here […]
I was watching Blake paint on his livestream last night, and the idea was raised that it would be fun to do some sort of art and beverage party for the livestream comments crew know as the #StreamTeam! Well, first off, why only one? 😀 So let’s not call this THE party, but simply the […]
Great news! Thanks to friend and HJS supporter John aka phitter72 I am able to offer 1949 Leaf style cards of the Cobra with any order benefitting the Dave Parker Foundation. There is a Pirates version. And a Reds version. Take advantage while supplies last!
Exciting news! HJS supporter @RhodesRomance has donated a limited number of individually hand-painted and numbered Kirk Gibson top loaders to help supersize donations to the Kirk Gibson Foundation. There is a Tigers version. And a Dodgers version. Add $20 to your Gibby Foundation donations and I’ll add one of these amazing pieces while supplies last. […]
If you don’t know about CardArt.com, the new site created by Blake Jamieson to sell his own work direct to collectors, you should definitely take a look! I am proud to have a number of CardArt pieces in my own collection. But I’m even prouder to be one of Blake’s featured guest artists this month. […]