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Aaron John Gregory
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Hi! I am an illustrator and graphic cartoonist who dabbles quite a bit in biological illustration and scientific visualization. For hire inquiries, please contact me via aaronjohngregory.com

I graduated sum laude and as class valedictorian with a Bachelor's in Fine Art Degree in Illustration from the Academy of Art, University in San Francisco, California in Fall of 2014. I'm also an alumni of the legendary, Kubert School of Graphic Art, in Dover, NJ where I studied from 2009-2010.

In 2012, my wife and I started a boutique clothing company called Cotton Crustacean, featuring my scientific illustrations of prehistoric marine life, printed on premium tees. Visit us at www.cottoncrustacean.com!

When not drawing crabs or sea cucumbers, I play guitar and sing in the progressive metal band, KHôRADA (www.khorada.com) and play bass/sing in the JAWS obsessed, synth-sludge band, SQUALUS (thissongisaboutsharks.net).

Current Residence: Sharp Park, Pacifica, CA
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Chapter 4: Illuminations
EYE of the SHOAL, Chapter Four: Illuminations

This was certainly one of my favorites of the whole book. So challenging and yet so much fun to draw these deep sea freaks. 

Species from top to bottom; Cookie Cutter Shark, Lanternshark (Based off of the Ninja Lanternshark, discovered by my pal, badass shark biologist,Victoria Elena Vásquez), Lanternfish, Pacifica Barreleye, Stoplight Loosejaw, Dragonfish, Bristlemouths, Illuminated Netdevil.
 

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EYE OF THE SHOAL: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything - is about to be released in the UK via Bloomsbury Sigma Publishing! Hoorah!

For the hundred days leading up to its release, the lovely and brilliant author of the book, Helen Scales, has been posting a pic a day of fish she photographed on her many journeys diving and gathering research for this book.

I will do a shoddy emulation of this and post an illustration a day for the week leading up to the UK release date on May 3rd, then more again for the US release date June 19th. I'll start with the big full page chapter illustrations - in chronological order of course.

All images © Aaron John Gregory 2018

Order your copy here - www.bloomsbury.com/…/eye…

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Chapter 3: Outrageous Acts of Color
Almost blew it and forgot to post the next EYE of the SHOAL drawing! Helen is better at this than I am. Here's Chapter 3: Outrageous Acts of Color.

Hard to get across in black and white that these are crazy colorful fish, some of which are my favorite species from my days of working in aquariums. From top to bottom, Spotted Yellow Boxfish, Picasso (HumaHuma) Triggerfish, Emperor Angelfish, Peppermint Angelfish, Mandarinfish.

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EYE OF THE SHOAL: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything - is about to be released in the UK via Bloomsbury Sigma Publishing! Hoorah!

For the hundred days leading up to its release, the lovely and brilliant author of the book, Helen Scales, has been posting a pic a day of fish she photographed on her many journeys diving and gathering research for this book.

I will do a shoddy emulation of this and post an illustration a day for the week leading up to the UK release date on May 3rd, then more again for the US release date June 19th. I'll start with the big full page chapter illustrations - in chronological order of course.


All images © Aaron John Gregory 2018

Order your copy here - www.bloomsbury.com/…/eye…
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CHAPTER 2: A View From The Deep

Chapter 2: A View From The Deep - Introducing The Fish

A real mixed bag of freshwater weirdos here. Species from top to bottom; East African cichlids (all the little guys everywhere), alligator gar, white sturgeon, American paddlefish, snakehead, bichir, and lamprey.

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EYE OF THE SHOAL: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything - is about to be released in the UK via Bloomsbury Sigma Publishing! Hoorah!

For the hundred days leading up to its release, the lovely and brilliant author of the book, Helen Scales, has been posting a pic a day of fish she photographed on her many journeys diving and gathering research for this book.

I will do a shoddy emulation of this and post an illustration a day for the week leading up to the UK release date on May 3rd, then more again for the US release date June 19th. I'll start with the big full page chapter illustrations - in chronological order of course.

All images © Aaron John Gregory 2018

Order your copy here - www.bloomsbury.com/…/eye…


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EYE of the SHOAL - Chapter 1: ICHTHYO-CURIOSITIES

EYE OF THE SHOAL: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything - is about to be released in the UK via Bloomsbury Sigma Publishing! Hoorah!

For the hundred days leading up to its release, the lovely and brilliant author of the book, Helen Scales, has been posting a pic a day of fish she photographed on her many journeys diving and gathering research for this book.

I will do a shoddy emulation of this and post an illustration a day for the week leading up to the UK release date on May 3rd, then more again for the US release date June 19th. I'll start with the big full page chapter illustrations - in chronological order of course.

All images © Aaron John Gregory 2018

Order your copy here - www.bloomsbury.com/…/eye…

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Process by aaronjohngregory

So totally honored by this...

Sci-Fi Japan ran a cool feature on my comic book cover art for Godzilla: Rage Across Time, allowing me to explain my process of creating it, from concept to finished art. Check it out if you want to get nerdy about illustration or Godzilla!

ARTICLE HERE

  • Listening to: Googoosh
  • Reading: Gardners Non-Western Perspective Art History
  • Watching: Boardwalk Empire
  • Playing: Metal Gear 5 hopefully soon
  • Drinking: Lots of Coffee, Anchor Steam Holiday Brew

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Wow, amazing gallery!!! 
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Hey, i just wanted to wish you a very happy holidays and new years :) hope you have an great time!
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Thanks! You too!
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Happy Birthday, great master artist!
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