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bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
bhanupratap:

Balloon Buoy Preview!!!

Why does this totally remind me of a dream I had many times over?
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federer7:

Ernst Fuchs
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jordiecolorsthings:

Hey guys!
So word on the street is - a few people don’t think I’m coloring my own work!
Wow, isn’t that complimentary. I thought it was about time to put this very, very stupid rumor to rest because I’m just so annoyed when sometime tells me to “Just use your assistant.” or “Can your assistant just do this for you since you’re so busy?”
NO. My assistants are not art monkeys and they do not color/render any work with my name on it! They color their OWN work and put THEIR name on it. They are interns learning the process, making money, meeting people and having daily skype calls with me about their own work! (that said, I’m not hiring any new assistants right now and I do not have one at this time)
I color a lot of books. I color a lot of books because I love coloring. I color a lot of books and I don’t sleep a whole lot, or go on vacation, or see my family, or hang out with my boyfriend, or exercise and I pretty much miss just about every film I want to see in the cinema—so please stop saying I’m not coloring my own work.
The biggest problem is what people think a “color assistant” does. This goes for all creative fields where someone adds “I have an inking assistant”, “a penciling assistant”, “an intern”, etc. There seems to be a very popular misunderstanding that an “assistant” is hired just to do the dirty work, all the work and get no credit or money. This is not the case nor should it ever be assumed it is the case.
There are three images here from Deadpool #27.
1.) The flatted file, how it looks when the file comes back to me flatted by another person for a flat fee. This is a staple in the colorist business and without this help colorists would be really stuck for time.
2.) EX-Color Assistant/now colorist extraordinaire Kelly Fitzpatrick goes through the crazy flatted file and adjusts the colors so they are sensible while referencing colors I’ve chosen for costumes in previous issues, plus I give her the script so maybe she can figure out if it’s day or night or if they should be on the moon. This is a VERY helpful step for me, especially, because without this step every single book I have would be a minefield to manage. Having Kelly select costume palettes I’ve used in previous issues is absolutely essential. This is also something plenty of colorists do! Having the FIRST step come back with correct costumes is great but I have to get my files “color corrected”.
3.) I go in and change colors/bring detail into certain elements/fix costume problems and render the page.
This is how assisting works and this is why the work I color is my own work and only my work, end of story. Assistants are so wonderful and helpful but they deserve more than being called “who I farm my work out to”. It’s not just insulting to the artist who hires them AND the assistant who takes the job but it’s also just incorrect.
THE MORE YOU KNOW!
jordiecolorsthings:

Hey guys!
So word on the street is - a few people don’t think I’m coloring my own work!
Wow, isn’t that complimentary. I thought it was about time to put this very, very stupid rumor to rest because I’m just so annoyed when sometime tells me to “Just use your assistant.” or “Can your assistant just do this for you since you’re so busy?”
NO. My assistants are not art monkeys and they do not color/render any work with my name on it! They color their OWN work and put THEIR name on it. They are interns learning the process, making money, meeting people and having daily skype calls with me about their own work! (that said, I’m not hiring any new assistants right now and I do not have one at this time)
I color a lot of books. I color a lot of books because I love coloring. I color a lot of books and I don’t sleep a whole lot, or go on vacation, or see my family, or hang out with my boyfriend, or exercise and I pretty much miss just about every film I want to see in the cinema—so please stop saying I’m not coloring my own work.
The biggest problem is what people think a “color assistant” does. This goes for all creative fields where someone adds “I have an inking assistant”, “a penciling assistant”, “an intern”, etc. There seems to be a very popular misunderstanding that an “assistant” is hired just to do the dirty work, all the work and get no credit or money. This is not the case nor should it ever be assumed it is the case.
There are three images here from Deadpool #27.
1.) The flatted file, how it looks when the file comes back to me flatted by another person for a flat fee. This is a staple in the colorist business and without this help colorists would be really stuck for time.
2.) EX-Color Assistant/now colorist extraordinaire Kelly Fitzpatrick goes through the crazy flatted file and adjusts the colors so they are sensible while referencing colors I’ve chosen for costumes in previous issues, plus I give her the script so maybe she can figure out if it’s day or night or if they should be on the moon. This is a VERY helpful step for me, especially, because without this step every single book I have would be a minefield to manage. Having Kelly select costume palettes I’ve used in previous issues is absolutely essential. This is also something plenty of colorists do! Having the FIRST step come back with correct costumes is great but I have to get my files “color corrected”.
3.) I go in and change colors/bring detail into certain elements/fix costume problems and render the page.
This is how assisting works and this is why the work I color is my own work and only my work, end of story. Assistants are so wonderful and helpful but they deserve more than being called “who I farm my work out to”. It’s not just insulting to the artist who hires them AND the assistant who takes the job but it’s also just incorrect.
THE MORE YOU KNOW!
jordiecolorsthings:

Hey guys!
So word on the street is - a few people don’t think I’m coloring my own work!
Wow, isn’t that complimentary. I thought it was about time to put this very, very stupid rumor to rest because I’m just so annoyed when sometime tells me to “Just use your assistant.” or “Can your assistant just do this for you since you’re so busy?”
NO. My assistants are not art monkeys and they do not color/render any work with my name on it! They color their OWN work and put THEIR name on it. They are interns learning the process, making money, meeting people and having daily skype calls with me about their own work! (that said, I’m not hiring any new assistants right now and I do not have one at this time)
I color a lot of books. I color a lot of books because I love coloring. I color a lot of books and I don’t sleep a whole lot, or go on vacation, or see my family, or hang out with my boyfriend, or exercise and I pretty much miss just about every film I want to see in the cinema—so please stop saying I’m not coloring my own work.
The biggest problem is what people think a “color assistant” does. This goes for all creative fields where someone adds “I have an inking assistant”, “a penciling assistant”, “an intern”, etc. There seems to be a very popular misunderstanding that an “assistant” is hired just to do the dirty work, all the work and get no credit or money. This is not the case nor should it ever be assumed it is the case.
There are three images here from Deadpool #27.
1.) The flatted file, how it looks when the file comes back to me flatted by another person for a flat fee. This is a staple in the colorist business and without this help colorists would be really stuck for time.
2.) EX-Color Assistant/now colorist extraordinaire Kelly Fitzpatrick goes through the crazy flatted file and adjusts the colors so they are sensible while referencing colors I’ve chosen for costumes in previous issues, plus I give her the script so maybe she can figure out if it’s day or night or if they should be on the moon. This is a VERY helpful step for me, especially, because without this step every single book I have would be a minefield to manage. Having Kelly select costume palettes I’ve used in previous issues is absolutely essential. This is also something plenty of colorists do! Having the FIRST step come back with correct costumes is great but I have to get my files “color corrected”.
3.) I go in and change colors/bring detail into certain elements/fix costume problems and render the page.
This is how assisting works and this is why the work I color is my own work and only my work, end of story. Assistants are so wonderful and helpful but they deserve more than being called “who I farm my work out to”. It’s not just insulting to the artist who hires them AND the assistant who takes the job but it’s also just incorrect.
THE MORE YOU KNOW!
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jthenr-comics-vault:

JOKER (Oct. 2008)Lee Bermejo (pencils), Mick Gray (inks) & Patricia Mulvihill (colors)
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fantagraphics:

richardsala:

SUPER-ENIGMATIX ~ The thrilling serial continues!
Page 16, 17, 18 and 19
Missed any of it?  You can read the whole story in order here:
http://superenigmatixbyrichardsala.tumblr.com/page/22
A new batch of pages added every Wednesday or Thursday!

Richard Sala
fantagraphics:

richardsala:

SUPER-ENIGMATIX ~ The thrilling serial continues!
Page 16, 17, 18 and 19
Missed any of it?  You can read the whole story in order here:
http://superenigmatixbyrichardsala.tumblr.com/page/22
A new batch of pages added every Wednesday or Thursday!

Richard Sala
fantagraphics:

richardsala:

SUPER-ENIGMATIX ~ The thrilling serial continues!
Page 16, 17, 18 and 19
Missed any of it?  You can read the whole story in order here:
http://superenigmatixbyrichardsala.tumblr.com/page/22
A new batch of pages added every Wednesday or Thursday!

Richard Sala
fantagraphics:

richardsala:

SUPER-ENIGMATIX ~ The thrilling serial continues!
Page 16, 17, 18 and 19
Missed any of it?  You can read the whole story in order here:
http://superenigmatixbyrichardsala.tumblr.com/page/22
A new batch of pages added every Wednesday or Thursday!

Richard Sala
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Louis Icart ( 1888- 1950)
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jasonshawnalexander:

New morning warn up sketch
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sachinteng:

30 Day Challenge // Day 24 // Something That Represents Your Favorite Culture
I’m Buddhist and I’ve always loved the imagery even before I was. The wrathful deities from Tibetan and Mahayana art always fascinated me as a kid. They were like transformations the gods took on in battle. Like a monster magical girl I guess. His is name is Mahakala. Power Prism Make Up.
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stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
stevencrewniverse:

What is a “Distance Model”?
When a character is seen in the distance, too much line complexity will create an over-complicated image. We drop detail to simulate the effect of seeing a character far away. If you’ve managed to notice this already, you’re not just seeing things- it’s quite intentional.
Because the show is animated by hand, we prefer not to scale down a complicated drawing- it becomes unclear and messy. Instead we use a distance model, which is a simplified version of that character.
Also they’re really cute.
Lead Character Designer: Danny Hynes
Character Designer: Colin Howard
Color: Tiffany Ford
Color Assist: Jasmin Lai
Distance Guide: Ian Jones-Quartey
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richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
richpellegrino:

2013 was a year I will never forget. So much happened that only now it’s all beginning to sink in. I married my wonderful wife, moved into a new apartment, and my first studio. Strangely all of that happened in the month of July no less (just how things happen around here I suppose). My art work provided me opportunities I never imagined possible. I was the 250,000th bigcartel store.  They flew me and my then fiancé to the beautiful Salt Lake City for a fantastic celebration.  I was fortunate to work with Warner Bros. on their Big Bang Theory project, numerous gallery shows, and finally Wes Anderson commissioned me to create a painting for his upcoming movie The Grand Budapest Hotel.This post visually details a portion of the work created for the piece and give a look into my process for working out compositions, making adjustments, and experimenting with media.  One thing that was clear about this piece was that it had to have a clear and direct message of what it was: “Two Lesbians Masturbating”. Another was that it was to look like an Egon Schiele.  Now Schiele is one of my favorite artists, and ironically I had recently given a Schiele inspired assignment to one of my painting classes. As my Gramma says: “This is right up my alley”.  
 I poured over my Schiele books and examined how he achieved texture and line. As a fan of Schiele this was a great deal of fun. After much experimentation and a filled sketchbook I created seven final drawings and paintings. Four of which are shown here with the others to be shared soon.
Thanks!
RP
For any inquiries into acquiring any of the work please email me: rich@richpellegrino.com
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t-wei:

i spy from up high friends making friends.
t-wei:

i spy from up high friends making friends.
t-wei:

i spy from up high friends making friends.
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expecttheunexpectedtoday:

expecttheunexpectedtoday
1923 - Despair / American sculptor Hugo Robus (1884-1968) -bronze with golden brown patina-
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mindthepizza:

(3) Tumblr on We Heart It - http://weheartit.com/entry/100379570
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Beautiful
Beautiful
Beautiful