Raheem Nelson


  1. From The Elm to The Empire (New Haven Teaser Trailer)

    31 Jan 2017
    Check out the second trailer for my upcoming artbook, From The Elm to The Empire. See New Haven from my perspective. Coming soon on Lulu.com. Featuring art created on iPad Pro. 

  2. Harriott Home Health Animation

    19 Jan 2017
    Sometimes when I’m creating work for my clients there are tons of revisions. It comes with the job. That means I can’t share work I may be excited about until all the parties involved sign off on the work. Last year I was commissioned to create an animated advertisement for…

  3. From The Elm to The Empire (NYC Teaser Trailer)

    03 Jan 2017
    Here’s your first look at my next artbook, From The Elm to The Empire! It features original paintings created on iPad Pro. Look out for it on Lulu this Spring! Check out the video below!

  4. “Dandy In The Bronx” Art Video

    02 Jan 2017
    Procreate is the app I used to create these illustrations of Diego aka Dandy In The Bronx. It has this cool feature where it automatically records every line and brushstroke. Check out my art process video below to get a behind the scenes look at my collaboration with Diego. Video…

  5. “Dandy In The Bronx” iPad Paintings

    30 Dec 2016
    I’m thrilled to announce my new collaboration with menswear and lifestyle blogger, Dandy In The Bronx. (Diego León) Last month I approached Diego about creating a series of portraits on his best looks from 2016. It’s in the same vein as a “greatest hits.”  He chose his favorite looks and…

  6. Studies from The Brooklyn Museum

    29 Dec 2016
    Recently I checked out The Brooklyn Museum for the first time. Painted studies in museums was something that seemed really obnoxious to me when I was in college at School of Visual Arts. Now that I’m older I see the value in creating them. Drawing and painting from life continues…

  7. “Judy Hopps” iPad Painting

    27 Dec 2016
    Can I say how much I loved Zootopia? It’s definitely one of my favorite animated movies, period. With some time off between commissions I put together some fan art of protagonist, Judy Hopps.  Similar to the Camaro illustrations I did earlier this year I wanted to take a single image…

  8. “Iris Schencke” iPad Painting Process Video

    11 Dec 2016
    Check out my in depth video behind my latest portrait commission! Art created using Procreate on iPad Pro using an Apple Pencil. Video created using iMovie.

  9. Study of Mrs. James Guthrie by Frederic Leighton

    30 Nov 2016
    Since New Haven is home to incredible art galleries like the Yale Center for British Art I have actively been going there more. I like to pick a painting in the room and create my interpretation of it. When I got there the other day I immediately knew which painting…

  10. Storytellers In Fashion 2016 Recap

    29 Nov 2016
    Last year I collaborated with Lifestyle brand 54 Kingdoms on a new project of theirs. It’s finally come to fruition and to celebrate they hosted a night of music, storytelling and of course fashion at DROM in Alphabet City. Check out some of the iPad Paintings i created through the…

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