Dale Sizer paints a cartoon noir world. The LA artist who’s worked as an animator for Hanna Barbara and Warner Brothers fleshes out cartoons with 1950’s pin-up girl curves. Varying style and technique he loves creating mashups of Polynesian pop, pulp romance the Rat Pack and lounge culture.
“I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way.” – Jessica Rabbit
There’s something special about pin-up art. They’re idealized images that are erotic without being graphic. A pin-up is a throwback to a simpler time when a bit of art could be a motivator and not just another X rated click. Arguably pin-ups objectify women but it’s just as true that it’s an art form embraced by modern women who feel empowered by Bad Girl Art. Rockabilly chic, Suicide Girls, Dita Von Teese; The pin-up is out there and alive in performances, photography, fashion music and tattoos