Raheem Nelson

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  1. Christopher (C-E-O) Ortiz: The Everyman’s Rapper

    Date 03 Sep 2014
    **_Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be interviewing my friend and very talented MC, Filmmaker and Animator, Chris Ortiz._** C-E-O (Violet) C-E-O (Red) C-E-O (Blue) C-E-O (Desaturated) C-E-O (B&W) C-E-O (Introverted) **Ra: How did you get into Hip Hop?** _C-E-O: I was first introduced to Hip-Hop in…

  2. Little Robots Comic: Curse of the Wild Internet Troll

    Date 02 Sep 2014
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installment of my Little Robots webcomic. This week’s comic is directly inspired by brutal online harassment of media critic, Anita Sarkeesian and game developer, Zoë Quinn.

  3. Featured Illustration: MetroCard Pop

    Date 28 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my rendition of the iconic MetroCard I remember getting acclimated to taking the subway in New York City. I was going to SVA at the time and taking the 6 train from Grand Central to get to school.…

  4. Little Robots Comic: Spider-Woman

    Date 27 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installment of my Little Robots webcomic. This comic was inspired by Marvel’s variant cover to Spider-Woman drawn by Milo Manara.

  5. #WhereIsRa?: Grove iPad Artist in Residence Conclusion

    Date 26 Aug 2014
    Today concludes my amazing Artist in Residence Program at The Grove. It was a wonderful learning experience and helped add to my visibility as an iPad Artist in New Haven. I’d like to thank Christina Kane, David Marvin and The Grove for helping me make this happen. Below are some…

  6. Featured Illustration: Mexicana

    Date 23 Aug 2014
    My Mom has a very decorative kitchen full of color and Mexican flair. I’d been mulling over turning some of the designs in her curtains and tablecloths into a Pop Art painting but it had to be right. One thing I associate with Latin culture is music and dance. My…

  7. Featured Illustration: Sunflower

    Date 21 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be discussing my latest painting When I was a kid (maybe eight or nine.) my family and I planted sunflowers in the front yard. I was amazed at how enormous they grew to be. They seemed really seemed liked giants. Eventually…

  8. Little Robots Comic: Troll

    Date 16 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installment of my Little Robots webcomic. This comic was inspired by trolling on the internet. Specifically what happened to Robin Williams daughter, Zelda.

  9. Music I’m Listening To (Summer 2014)

    Date 11 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about how music aids my creative process In most cases I listen to music while I’m painting and drawing. It helps me focus and helps ideas flow organically. I thought it would interesting to post something different today and…

  10. Jean-Paul Germain: Digital Artist

    Date 09 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be interviewing artist and friend, Jean-Paul Germain Ra: How did you get into art? Jean-Paul: I got into art at a very early age. According to my mother I was about 4 years old. She said I was a bit of…

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