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Marlene Dietrich LickedinPop Series Illustration

‘Marlene’ LickedinPop Series

“In America, sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it’s a fact.” – Marlene Dietrich   The latest entry in my ‘LickedinPop’ series is the wonderful Hollywood legend, Marlene Dietrich. Known for her sultry, sex appeal, she was a major leading lady in the 1930s and 1940s. She explored notions of feminism with her femme fatale roles in films, such as in the film Morocco. Continuing to play the femme fatale, … Read More →

Smartappsforkids.com’s ‘Autism Acceptance Month’


Stubborn Pixel is participating in Smartappsforkids ‘Autism Acceptance Month’. For the entire month our Christmas storybook app, ‘Saint Nick and the Space Nicks’ will be 67% off. Written by Richard Chase Mears, Space Nicks is a clever twist on the traditional Christmas tale. Santa discovers that Christmas is not bound to earth alone. He meets Venick, a Space Nick from Venus that has lost his way and in danger of not … Read More →

Blogging sucks….


It does. I’m not good at it. There are just a million other things to do. This is my first post in 6 months. It’s not like I haven’t been nothing. I got my Etsy Store online with all the promo photos that go with it. Hell, I’m still working on the promo photos. I’m on the 4th draft of my first full length book. I don’t want to say … Read More →

Introducing Stubborn Pixel Studios Etsy Shop

Stubborn Pixel is proud to announce the opening of our Etsy Shop. Stubborn Pixel Studios has original artwork created by myself (Bill Westerfield). Stubborn Pixel Studios Etsy Store is filled with Giclee prints of my original illustrations and watercolors. Including my popular LickedinPop Series. Plus an original Christmas children’s book that I produced and self-published and a selection of greeting cards. I am a graduate from DuCret School of the Arts … Read More →

More LickedinPop

Frankenstein’s Bride LickedinPop

What happens when an original Pen & Ink illustration has a decadent  liasion with photoshop Music. Movies. TV. Celebrities. My favorite pen and ink illustrations turn into to Pop Art. This is fun.  


Superman LickedinPop

I like to draw. I like to draw realistically and I like drawing cartoons. I’ve been doing it for a long time. LickedinPop is a series that embodies what I like best from contemporary artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Pop Art, music,  old movies and not to mention good humor. I wanted to take my pen & ink drawings and infuse them with a sense of all these characteristics. I’m enjoying … Read More →

Branding Stubborn Pixel


I created Stubborn Pixel as an outlet for my creative side that I can not express in my ‘real’ job as a graphic artist/animator at ABC-TV. First with the Space Nicks Storybook app and now with my  illustrations.  To celebrate, for lack of a better word, the meaning of Stubborn Pixel which is a marriage of the digital and traditional worlds of art here is a series of my branded … Read More →