ChetArt

Digital Art by Chet Phillips

Austin, Texas 10526 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars (2709)

ChetArt

Digital Art by Chet Phillips

Austin, Texas | 10526 Sales

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Chet Phillips

Announcement    Welcome to the Etsy shop of Chet Phillips Illustration. This collection of foolishness was created using the natural media painting software "Painter." All prints are signed on archival matte paper.

All content copyright ⓒ Chet Phillips.

Visit www.chetart.com to sign up for email announcements and specials.

Visit my other Etsy shop, ChetStock for digital downloads of stock art:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ChetStock

ChetArt is now infused with vitamin blog! www.chetart.com/blog

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Announcement

Last updated on Jul 20, 2019

Welcome to the Etsy shop of Chet Phillips Illustration. This collection of foolishness was created using the natural media painting software "Painter." All prints are signed on archival matte paper.

All content copyright ⓒ Chet Phillips.

Visit www.chetart.com to sign up for email announcements and specials.

Visit my other Etsy shop, ChetStock for digital downloads of stock art:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ChetStock

ChetArt is now infused with vitamin blog! www.chetart.com/blog

New to Etsy? Learn how to shop here:
http://www.etsy.com/help/article/339

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About ChetArt

Sales 10,526
On Etsy since 2008

Exploring visual fun with digital woodcuts.

I move between creating interpretive, dream-like worlds of mystery and a lighter side, cartoon illustration version. In both cases I would generally label my work somewhere between a form of pop surrealism and low brow art.

Every project starts with a big cheap sketchbook that I start doodling thumbnails on. These are refined, expanded and then scanned in and opened in the software program Painter. The finished art is almost always done completely in Painter.


Many have asked why create so many monkey images. Why indeed! It may have something to do with being raised by a family of Howler Monkeys until the age of 7. They abandoned me at a fire station door after my grooming habits become more than they could stomach. That brief jungle upbringing had less to do with my fascination with monkeys as with the long hours spent staring at the fire station's Lawson Wood calendar.

The same goes for the preponderance of Steampunk in my artwork. I'm fascinated by the odd, and sometimes arresting, mixture of high and low tech worlds, such as the industrial transition during the Victorian era and into the first World War. The mixture of troops on horseback with sabers and lances with the first steel-plated tanks, gas masks and machine guns is fodder for strange and beautifully horrifying dreams. The same sort of blending of new with old technology within the Steampunk universe translates into fantastic and inspiring visions of fashion, music, weaponry, transportation and architecture.

Also visit my other Etsy shop: ChetLights. It offers a variety of my imagery on nightlights. http://www.chetlights.etsy.com

And for a selection of instant downloadable stock art visit:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ChetStock

Shop members

  • Chet Phillips

    Owner, Creator

    I draw monkeys... and other stuff.

  • Julie Sullivan

    Bookbinder, Creator

    Julie Sullivan is the wife of Chet Phillips and contributes greatly to the ChetArt shop when her bookbinding skills are needed for a collaborative project. She runs Dancing Cat Bindery offering repair and new book creation projects.

Local

Find ChetArt at the following upcoming markets!

  • AUSTIN GIFT COMPANY
    Austin Gift Company
    4211 S Lamar Blvd
    AUSTIN, TX

    Jul 1–Dec 31

    A FUN SOUVENIER STORE YOU DONT WANNA MISS!!!

  • Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash
    Gilley's Dallas
    1135 S Lamar St
    DALLAS, TX

    Nov 9

    It's Etsy Dallas' annual Jingle Bash, a premier handmade shopping event and party, which will showcase the very best in handmade apparel, bags, jewelry, home décor, accessories, art, pottery and more. Hand-picked artists, crafters and designers from near and far gather at the Jingle Bash for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience perfect for all your Christmas, wedding, baby, and birthday gift needs. Admission is FREE, so come down to Gilley’s on November 9th and join in the fun. Get there early if you want to be one of the first 50 shoppers to get one of our coveted Bash Bags filled with swag from our talented vendors! Enjoy the onsite bar and lunch from one of the yummy food trucks. Visit our Make & Take table to craft with the kiddos and be on the lookout for a fun photo booth. We can't wait to see you at our biggest Jingle Bash celebration yet!

  • Blue Genie Art Bazaar
    Blue Genie Art Bazaar
    6100 Airport Blvd
    AUSTIN, TX

    Nov 22–Dec 24

    The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a fixture of the Austin holiday season! FREE admission & parking. We have thousands of original works ranging from serious art to fun, kitschy items. Shopping at the Bazaar is a great way to buy holiday gifts in a hassle-free environment, all while supporting local artists. All items at the Bazaar are handmade by local and regional artists that are selected through a rigorous jury process. The Bazaar features the work of more than 200 artists offering a wide variety of imaginative and beautiful gifts. You can expect to find paintings, photography, prints, sculptures, jewelry, clothing, accessories, glassworks, ceramics, and more gifts you can’t find anywhere else. Whether your budget is large or small, you’ll find something for yourself, for your best friend, or for that impossible-to-shop-for relative. See you at the Bazaar!

Shop policies

Last updated on January 2, 2015
Welcome to my slightly off-center interpretation of the world. I've been illustrating, first with traditional tools and now digitally, combined for more than 25 years. I enjoy presenting both the humor and mystery in everyday things. My hope is that you'll find something in my efforts that you can connect with and enjoy.

Over the years I've had the honor of working for a variety of high profile companies and projects, including publishing companies, corporations, advertising agencies and movie studios. To learn more about my illustration business, please visit my web page: www.chetart.com

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Please contact me if you have any concerns with your item when you receive it. I want you be satisfied with your purchase and decision to support my efforts, and appreciate the opportunity to correct any problem.
Payment
I accept Paypal and Direct Checkout with a credit card. To ensure speedy delivery, please make your Paypal payment immediately. Shipping time is based from the date of cleared payment. You may cancel your order at any time prior to shipping for a full refund.
Shipping
Make sure your shipping address is current. I will cross-reference addresses between Paypal and Etsy, but will defer to the Etsy address. Please include a note in your purchase if you need your item sent to a third party with their address.

Items are shipped First Class Mail (Domestic and International) and USPS Priority Mail.

Domestic First Class Mail averages 3 business days transit time. First Class International will take longer, depending on your location.

International customers are responsible for any and all fees and tariffs associated with Customs. These fees and tariffs are not included in either the purchase and/or shipping costs.
Additional policies and FAQs
All prints are printed on high quality archival paper and signed by me. Allow 1 to 2 business days to print, prepare and ship your item. Note: due to computer monitors differences in colors may vary. The color in your prints is likely to differ somewhat from what you see on your monitor. My studio printing set-up produces a beautifully rich result from years of practice and adjustment. Any copyright mark visible in the on-line shop will not be included on your print.

Now offering a large print size version (proportionally within a 13" x 19" format) to any image now listed in the shop as 8" x 10" The large versions are printed on high quality archival paper. Please contact me if there's one you'd like available and I'll happily post it.

I'm open to wholesale inquires. Feel free to contact me with your requests.