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RaymondThornton

Raymond Thornton
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Upir and the Monster Gang Cover Art by RaymondThornton, visual art

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Lady of the Emerald Forest by RaymondThornton, visual art

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My Bio
Raymond Thornton is an American fine artist/illustrator living in Northwest Indiana. Not much is known of him except that he likes to wear white shirts, enjoys warm summer nights and cold winter mornings. Oh, and he likes to paint and draw too. His oil paintings have been exhibited across the country and he has won a few awards along the way. He did the illustrations for a book that he and his mother co-created called Upir and the Monster Gang. An illustrated novel about monsters and mayhem with over sixty full color illustrations.

Favourite Visual Artist
Sargent, Chase, Waterhouse, Zorn, Tarbell, Bouguereau
Favourite Movies
Blade Runner, Tron, Akira, Citizen Kane, Lord of the Rings, Studio Ghibli Films
Favourite Books
Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Master and Commander, Dune, Game of Thrones
Favourite Writers
Neil Gaiman, G.R.R. Martin, J. R. Tolkien, Victor Hugo, Patrick O'Brian
Favourite Games
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Tools of the Trade
Brushes and stylus with a little paint thrown in for good measure.
Other Interests
Art, Painting, Digital Art, Animation, Anime,Comics, Baseball Cards, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Traveling
I just got back from the opening of the Oil Painters of America's Eastern Regional Exhibition which is being held at the Bennington Center for the Arts located in Bennington, Vermont. The show runs from September 29th through October 28, 2012. The goal of the Oil Painters of America is to display some of the very best representational oil paintings. Their shows are always very good and this one was no exception.  I was fortunate enough to have one of my paintings, Pandora and the Tree of Knowledge, in the show. I even got a nicer surprise when I won the Award of Excellence, one of nine awards given out for the show. The juror was r
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My new blog post shows some of the steps I took while painting a recent oil painting of mine called, Shadowland. If you would like to see it go to the link below and it will take you to my blog. Thanks http://raymondthorntonartwork.blogspot.com/2012/08/painting-demo-of-shadowland-by-raymond.html
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Thank You very much for the :+devwatch: Raymond! :hug:
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hi ray 
I love your art,very amazing.......cool
Thank you so much for the fav^^
Impressive work u have in ur gal... O.o