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ClawAndFang JimGuy v3 FINAL
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Santa Barbara Beach Cliff 5/3/16
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Charcoal En Plein Air - Griffith Park - 2/27/16
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Claw and Fang - Character Collab w Shaun Bryant #1
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Getty Gardens
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Spring Is Late
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Ojai Rancho
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Burano Sera by Chris Oatley
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Stuck Tin Man
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Before the world ends
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About ChrisOatley

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Interview w Concept Artist Robert Simons P2!
In part one of this interview, we learned how Robert Simons’ career in concept art began before he even graduated from art school. His designs for an indie sci-fi short called Project Arbiter demonstrated artistic maturity beyond that of the average nineteen-year-old artist and opened doors to the vfx industry. Now, in part two, Robert and I discuss his experiences working on Hollywood blockbusters, breaking into the big-time, how his childhood inspired his concept art portfolio and a whole lot more! Episode Highlights:Sketching on mobile devices.What it’s like to see your concept art come to life on set.The ups and downs of epic
New ArtCast w Concept Artist Robert Simons
Whether you’re into concept art, illustration, character design, comics or storyboards, I’m constantly pushing you to create personal projects and pursue amazing collaborations. Why? The success of concept artist Robert Simons is why. Previously, on the ArtCast, I interviewed the director and composer of Project Arbiter - an indie sci-fi short film with a big-budget look. Robert Simons’ concept work on Project Arbiter demonstrated a surprising level of maturity (He was only 19 years old at the time).  Unsuprisingly, his career now includes concept work on huge films like Ender’s Game and The Amazing Spider-man 2. In th
FREE Digital Painting Lesson Tomorrow!
Starting tomorrow, I'm giving away a free lesson from my new course called "The Magic Box: Everything I Know About Digital Painting" Sign up here to get the details: http://ChrisOatley.com/newsletter/

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rainbowfm| Photographer
I heard of you in an article, and now listening and pursuing your podcasts, thanks
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Hello. I noticed your amazing Animal Farm illustration with Napoleon and his dogs. Have you ever thought of doing am illustration of Snowball?
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SycrosD4|Professional Digital Artist
Congrats on another year!
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DeviousSqurl|Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!:spainballoons: 
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I77ustrat1v3mind|Student General Artist
Happy Birthday Chris :). Hope you have an awesome one on this special day :).
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snicholes0000|Student Digital Artist
I'm sure sure it will get lost in the sea of happy b-day wishes, but Happy birthday!

I think we're officially old now, lol.
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Zalcoti| Digital Artist
Happy Birthday! :iconredvelvetcakeplz:
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