Raheem Nelson

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  1. #WhereIsRa?: Penn Station

    Date 30 Oct 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest illustration Recently I stopped by Manhattan before a trip to Long Island to see some old friends. Whenever I go into the city I make sure I create a painting from life. Since I already painted…

  2. Artist Etiquette in the Digital Age

    Date 28 Oct 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be listing my opinions on artist etiquette Artists should encourage each other and not tear each other down. Artists should be willing to accept constructive feedback on their work. We all have room to improve. Don’t critique an artist’s art on…

  3. Apps for Art: Paper by 53

    Date 23 Oct 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be going over one of the apps I use In my last post on my Apps for Art series I will be covering Paper by 53. Paper is a notetaking, drawing, and painting hybrid app. It can be used by pretty…

  4. Featured Illustration: Christina Kane

    Date 22 Oct 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest illustration During my Artist Residence I created a lot of paintings inspired The Grove. One of which was a Pop Art series based on Christina Kane, The Grove’s Director of Culture. She was extremely helpful with…

  5. Featured Illustration: Selfie

    Date 16 Oct 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my latest illustration Aside from art I am heavily inspired by fashion. I believe in dressing well and being professional. It’s who I am and a big part of my brand. Every so often I like to come…

  6. Apps for Art: Procreate

    Date 15 Oct 2014
    Procreate is by far my favorite app for creating art. With it’s clean UI and responsiveness it’s been my go to app for portraits, cartooning and commissions. The standout feature for me are the brushes and the blender. The tools are divided up into categories. There’s Sketching, Inking, Painting and…

  7. #WhereIsRa?: CWOS Alternative Space

    Date 13 Oct 2014
    For the third year in a row I participated in City Wide Open Studios Alternative Space. Like last year it was in The New Haven Armory. Over the past year I have been finely tuning my brand so the message is clear, concise and professional. I had my canvas prints…

  8. Featured Illustration: Caitlin D. Marie

    Date 09 Oct 2014
    My latest portrait painting is of my friend, Caitlin. In the past I have painted celebrities and pop stars but I thought it would be more interested to paint someone I know. David Kassan’s oil paintings re-inspired me to start a new series of iPad portraits of friends and family…

  9. Little Robots Comic: Bendgate

    Date 03 Oct 2014
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installment of my Little Robots webcomic. This week’s strip was inspired by reported “bent” iPhone 6 units.

  10. Apps for Art: Brushes

    Date 30 Sep 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be going over one of the apps I use This is part two of my apps for art series. Today I will be going over Brushes for iPad. Brushes is the third app I mastered on iPad after ArtRage. Brushes is…

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