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Friday, November 14, 2014

Jacques Cousteau Painting

I was able to tighten up the sketch I did of Jacques Cousteau,while in the hospital for my foot. I have sudo Gout or Carious (not sure about the spelling) but I am home and got 7 caricatures and a gag editorial Illustration to work on, so I can not play on this one any more. I hoe you enjoy and check out all the other artist on the Caricaturama Showdown 3000 very talented artist on the page


DripBook Portfolio

When I started my portfolio listing with WorkBook for my portfolio, I go t a listing with drip book so I said why not. Here is a link to my new portfolios on Dripbook portfolios 

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Study of a Frank Frazetta


I found this old study of a Frank Frazetta piece I did in my college days at Ringling College of Art and Design back in 1992 in a Fiore Custode painting class. It was not an assignment and I specifically remember I was working on it while my teacher was making a lecture, he was so cool about it that he actually encouraged me, thank you again for everything you have shown me.

The same goes to my other professors at the college, other artist, friends and family that currently constantly encourages me in my life as an artist. I am proud to say if I did not learn from my every day mistakes that I would not be what I am today. I will try harder to more focused on the constant battle of balancing family, work and fun!

Monday, November 3, 2014

David Bowie big fan of his work

I have been working on my children's book and will be finished I hope before Christmas, I had to keep saine and paint something I experimented on. I like keeping the sketch visual, and having some areas more detailed. I have always liked the strange factor of Davids music, and I tried to capture that in his painting. Do all think that the style works and did I really get a likeness?



Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Traditional post card mailing

I got a lot of new contact address as of late, so why not do some traditional mailings for #marketing of my new #theworkbook site http://www.workbook.com/portfolios/lars_erik_robinson, let me know if you want one. 

Reno Caricature Convention 2014 let down!

I usually love and look forward to the ISCA convention coming up in a few weeks http://www.caricature.org and I have been a member since 1998. Unfortunately I have invested a lot of my funds into marketing my Illustration on work book http://www.workbook.com/portfolios/lars_erik_robinson and have other major deadlines to finish before the end of the year! I will miss everyone, but to be totally fair I am not totally thrilled over the guest artist we are having this year. I do not want to name names, because I personally love both artist work, but both of them do not want to be known as Caricature artist and do they are now known for large portraits gallery work and the other has won awards for animation work! After all it is a Caricature convention and it should have practicing Caricature type artist? There are other  issues with "the who you know" and "what kind of clicks" do you belong to with in the group. There are favoritism in the voting process to get any type of awards. Just my point of view, but I am looking forward to find out where it will be next year, because from now on I am going into the event with a mind set of not trying to get any awards and just have fun from now on! The organization is a great group to learn, network, party and socialize with and I hope everyone has fun at this years International Society of Caricature Artist 2014 Reno convention! Read more on this post! http://larserarts.blogspot.com/2013/11/my-emotional-ride-at-isca-convention.html

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

New portfolio listing in The Workbook



I am so proud to have my work in this marketing website. I believe it will be a great way to get my Illustration work to be possibly seen by art directors and new clients.

It's official my #artwork is now listed on #theworkbook, They wrote a blog post for new advertisers.



WORKBOOK Blog - Workbook Latest Additions: September 28th-October 4th

and here is the link to my portfolio  http://www.workbook.com/portfolios/lars_erik_robinson



Here is a new bio I wrote for it:

Biography

Lars-Erik Robinson was born in Morristown, New Jersey in 1971.  I began receiving commissions at an early age of 12 where my quick drawing and painting styles were influenced by the early Hip-Hop culture. Graffiti art is what ignited a spark in me and I eventually went to school earning a BFA at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota Florida, USA in1994.

Discovering a love for drawing caricatures has lead to assignments in restaurants, retail booths at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach, carnivals, Special events, and trade shows. I also spend time teaching art, giving lectures, and participating in conferences where I paint caricatures live,both digitally and traditionally. Because of my love for traditional painting, I have impressed a national client list by perfecting a technique to work digitally that looks traditional, which allows me to meet today's strict deadlines.

Lars now lives with his wife of 20 years, his 15-year-old son and two Golden Retrievers, Jack and Jill. He is heavily involved with his church, spending time with his family, watching movies, listening to music, and drawing, and more drawing!