Raheem Nelson

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  1. Featured Illustration: Mexicana

    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…

  2. Featured Illustration: Sunflower

    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…

  3. Little Robots Comic: Troll

    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.

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

    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…

  5. Jean-Paul Germain: Digital Artist

    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…

  6. Little Robots Comic: Palo Alto

    07 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installment of my Little Robots webcomic. This week’s strip was inspired by my recent trip to Palo Alto, California. The palm trees were definitely a highlight.

  7. #WhereIsRa?: Flipboard and MDAC

    04 Aug 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my recent trip to Palo Alto, California I just got back from an amazing business trip from Palo Alto, California. I went to visit Flipboard’s offices and for The Mobile Digital Arts And Creativity Summit. I was invited…

  8. Little Robots Comic: Google My Ass

    30 Jul 2014
    Welcome to my blog! This is the latest installation of my Little Robots Comic. __ This week’s comic was inspired by Nicki Minaj’s single art for Anaconda and the memes that followed.

  9. Featured Illustration: Technodrome1 iPad Painting

    27 Jul 2014
    Joshua Williams aka TECHNODROME1 is one of my favorite artists currently. It’s cool because we graduated from SVA during the same year. He’s always doing big things and pushing the envelope in terms of style. His work is one of the reasons why I started my color shifting process on…

  10. Apparel by Ra

    23 Jul 2014
    Welcome to my blog! In this post I will be talking about my clothing line via Society6 One of my side projects has been apparel. I’m very inspired by artists like Pharrell Williams that have multiple outlets for their creativity. A few months ago I did a soft launch with…

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