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ClawAndFang JimGuy v3 FINAL :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 74 6 Santa Barbara Beach Cliff 5/3/16 :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 54 2 Charcoal En Plein Air - Griffith Park - 2/27/16 :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 54 12 Claw and Fang - Character Collab w Shaun Bryant #1 :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 62 7 Getty Gardens :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 147 44 Spring Is Late :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 98 16 Ojai Rancho :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 65 14 Burano Sera by Chris Oatley :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 109 25 Stuck Tin Man :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 126 32 DETAIL: Portrait Of Elvis by Chris Oatley :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 17 5 Portrait Of Elvis by Chris Oatley :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 82 10 Epic Sky 01 by Chris Oatley :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 150 23 Portrait Of Jimi Hendrix by Chris Oatley :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 152 41 Octopus Artist :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 47 6 Scribble Study :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 211 34 Toony Skeletor :iconchrisoatley:ChrisOatley 95 17

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BATMAN fan art :icondannlord:dannlord 460 73 Street Fighter Tribute :iconjavas:Javas 1,127 322 Into the Depths :iconpreilly:PReilly 5,467 433 Boba Fett :iconadamhughes:AdamHughes 1,939 74 Carriage :iconlukpazera:lukpazera 618 54 Geisha :iconlukpazera:lukpazera 7,051 602 Indy and Marion :icongrantgoboom:grantgoboom 1,302 112 Boba Fett :icongrantgoboom:grantgoboom 412 40 SFII Turbo Tease :iconthechamba:theCHAMBA 2,526 327 ... And Stay down :iconadamhughes:AdamHughes 2,716 171

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ClawAndFang JimGuy v3 FINAL

Here's another character collaboration I did with my buddy Shaun Bryant art-bomb.com/


Shaun did the character sketch for his 'Claw and Fang' personal project and I painted it.


The full tutorial will be available soon in The Magic Box: oatleyacademy.com/mb2-beta/?ut…


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Santa Barbara Beach Cliff 5/3/16
A few weeks ago, Nic Gregory and I did a Santa Barbara day trip for some plein air sketching. 

There's an ironic challenge in Plein Air work. It's a cycle of struggle, calculation, overthinking and simplification resulting in the illusion of spontaneity.
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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 personal projects.
  • Working for other people.
  • The future of independent film.
  • The downsides of digital effects.
  • The lonely side of success.
  • How to deal with haters.
  • How his childhood inspired his concept art portfolio.
  • Concept art internships and breaking in.

…and we swap Steven Spielberg pseudo-stories!

Find the links and show notes at ChrisOatley.com/robert-simons-…

  • Listening to: Passenger
  • Reading: "How To Build A Dinosaur" by Jack Horner
  • Watching: WALKING DEAD SEASON 5 OMG!!!
  • Playing: Nope...
  • Eating: Tuna Melt
  • Drinking: Chamomile Tea

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ChrisOatley
Chris Oatley
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ChrisOatley.com has Digital Painting Tutorials, Interviews with Animation & Games Industry Artists & FREE Custom Photoshop Brushes! ChrisOatley.com

Current Residence: Los Angeles, California

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deviantHEART86 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2008
much respect to you and all your works...you're a giant artist, man!congrats
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ChrisOatley Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2008
Wow. Thanks. That just made my day. Thanks so much for the encouragement!
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comic-chic Featured By Owner May 15, 2008  Professional
Chris Oatley, where is all your amazing artwork?? I can't plug you in my journal until I have something to plug!

Plus, people want to favorite the Issue #4 cover!! They keep asking me about it! :D
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ChrisOatley Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008
Okay, guys. Here you go. I've uploaded a few pieces. More to come. Sorry it took me so long. Thanks for caring enough to ask me about it.
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andrewchandler80 Featured By Owner May 5, 2008  Professional General Artist
let's see some of that fabulous work, oats![link]
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PoetLaurie Featured By Owner May 4, 2008
Love the cover you did for The Dreamer! It's absolutely stunning and the texture is fanstastic.
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Akemi-Usagi Featured By Owner May 2, 2008
I saw the cover of the new Dreamer, and it looks great. I wish I could paint or even draw like that. :jawdrop:
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huntress1979 Featured By Owner May 2, 2008
hey, I didn't know you were on deviant art too!
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