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Inked this illustration for a Company Christmas card.- December 11th, 2016

by on Dec.11, 2016, under Illusration, What's New?

I thought I’d share this inked piece that i did Friday for a company Christmas card. Still have coloring to do.

 

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Pencils for my 2016 Christmas card!

by on Dec.09, 2016, under Illusration

Finally finished penciling my annual Christmas card! Now to inks!

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My paintings Black Friday Sale! Today Only!

by on Nov.25, 2016, under Illusration

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Here’s the deal!
Just like the other paintings you’ve seen I’ve done, I will create an original watercolor painting based in a park with critters, including ones of your choosing, involved in a humorous scene.

$100 for a 16″ x 20″ watercolor painting on Arches watercolor board.

$50 for a 11″ x 14″ watercolor painting on Arches watercolor board.

$25 for a 9″ X 12″ watercolor painting on Arches watercolor board.

You can leave the request in the comments section below or in a private message or e-mail: projects@robsmithjr.com. Feel free to call me to request, also: (407) 880-1128.

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My Christmas Card Update! – November 21, 2016

by on Nov.21, 2016, under Illusration

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During a meeting tonight, I took a short break from working on books to finally get back to this year’s Christmas card. Next is to add a whole mess of animals!

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Finished! My newest painting: Santa & Pirate Trilby at Tampa Bay! – September 1st, 2016

by on Sep.01, 2016, under Illusration

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It’s been a few months with all sorts of delays, but I finally finished it! Now it’s ready to be made into cards and I’ll let you all know when it’s available.

This was painted on Arches watercolor board, with some watercolor pencils and inking with various brush markers.

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My newest painting: Little Girls in a Unicorn Fantasy – August 29th, 2016

by on Aug.29, 2016, under Caricatures, Cartooning, Illusration

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Here’s a little painting I did for a family and delivered this past weekend. It’s full of unicorns, rainbows and mermaids. A staunch sense of reality is absent here, in case you haven’t discovered that yourself.
 
Materials used: Watercolor board, watercolor, a bit of color pencil and outlined with various marker brushes.

 

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My painting update! – Tampa Bay pirate gator meets Santa!

by on Aug.11, 2016, under Illusration

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This painting has been lingering as I’ve been tackling a ton of other work. In between going from meeting to meeting to meeting Wednesday, I found myself stuck in a Dairy Queen with a cold smoothie and a wicked storm. Gave me some time to get a bunch of painting done to this. It’s pretty close to finished.

About that pretty typical ‪#‎Florida‬ storm: The lightning spiked all around the building to the point of knocking out the electricity. Some folks inside weren’t used to our Florida rains and the violent crashes of very nearby electricity had a few inside the Dairy Queen screaming. It was just another day in Florida!

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Adding paint to Santa Claus! – July 21st, 2016

by on Jul.21, 2016, under Illusration, Swampy's Florida

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During a political forum Thursday night, I got a chance to add watercolor. Hope to get more done Monday night at another forum. In the meantime trips to Gainesville and toward Spring Hill lie ahead.

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My Work in Progress: Springs artwork! – June 22nd, 2016

by on Jun.22, 2016, under Cartooning, Illusration

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Here’s a bit of artwork by me of the children’s educational book about the springs in ‪#‎Florida‬ for the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute I’m working on. This is part of a page about plant life found around a spring. Text still to be added. This should be out be September and hope you all get a copy and learn more about the delicate springs in Florida!

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Work in Progress: A view of the #Florida Panhandle – June 11th, 2016

by on Jun.12, 2016, under Illusration

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Here’s a digital illustration I’m working on. There’s a whole other element that is part of this illustration that I’ll add later. This is just a backdrop. After being sick for so long, trying to get fully back to work. This is one of many projects I’ll be showing as I work on them.

 

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