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Category: Sports-Themed Artwork

Beauty of a Sleuth: IDing the Ebbets Field Souvenirs

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Greetings fellow Uni Watchers, and a good Saturday morning to all. I hope everyone has had a good week and you’re all staying safe and …

Tracking the Maple Leafs’ Season One Cartoon at a Time

Click to enlarge I’m not sure how I didn’t know this until now, but there’s a cartoonist up in Toronto who calls himself Brian BeLeafs. He’s apparently a rabid Maple …

Homer Simpson, ‘Goodfellas,’ and the Most Influential Sports Painting Ever

Click to enlarge At first glance, the cover of last week’s issue of The New Yorker, by longtime magazine illustrator Bruce McCall, seems like a fun but weird image of …

Houston Project Transforms Utility Boxes into Cool Uni Artwork

For all images, click to enlarge Last winter I wrote about how a Baltimore artist had inspired people to repaint and decorate the city’s yellow salt boxes, thereby transforming a …

Stink, Stank, Stunk: Illustrator Dresses Grinch in Bad NFL Uni Combos

Click to enlarge This week’s Bulletin column is really fun: It’s about my favorite uni-related creative project of recent months, which is a series of illustrations that show Dr. Seuss’s …

Talking Scorecard Covers with Cardinals Artist Mike Right

For all images, click to enlarge The St. Louis Cardinals have had MLB’s best scorecard cover artwork since 2003, when an illustrator named Mike Right took over the gig. His …

Paint by Numbers: Amazing Women’s Footy Scoreboard Art

Click to enlarge Got a note the other day from Australian reader James MacNeil, who wanted to let me know about a great new art project, called Keeping Score, by …

Long-Lost Gas Giveaway Provides Blast from Cubbies’ Past

For all images, click to enlarge Check out this illustration showing various Cubs players who won the National League MVP Award. A great composition, and so many great uniforms! That …

Pandemic Driveway Chalk Artistry

By Phil Hecken, with Matt Esterich Follow @PhilHecken Hey guys! Hope everyone is doing well and staying safe as we pass the mid-point of the month of September in the …

Beast Mode: Company Turns Pets Into NFL Players

For all images, click to enlarge If you want to pretend that your pet is a football player — and really, who doesn’t? — you have plenty of options. Unfortunately, …

Meet Tim Godden: Illustrator of Baseball Stars

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Uni Watch readers know I will sometimes feature the art and artistry of folks with whom I interact via the Twitter, and today is another …

Talking Football with ‘Sports Mishmash’ Illustrator Alex Bennett

For all photos and illustrations, click to enlarge Earlier this year we Ticker-linked several times to British illustrator Alex Bennett and his various sports “mishmash” posters, each of which shows …

Painting & Drawing PyeongChang – Meet Andy Brown

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken A few weeks ago on the Twitter I crossed paths with the artist you’re about to meet today — Andy Brown — and I knew …

Meet David Resnik – Building Fields of Dreams

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken “If you build it…” I have a very special post today for you all. As you’re all probably aware, I spend a fair amount of …

The Art of Keeping Score — Literally

Matt Maldre appears to be an interesting cat. He lives in Chicago, where he engages in a variety of art projects. He also loves keeping a scorecard during a ballgame. …