GraphixRob
GraphixRob Profile Picture

GraphixRob

Facebook Twitter
Visual Art – Chicago, IL

Rob Hassan is a freelance artist based in the Chicago area. His studio offers an eclectic mix and variety of art styles. In tribute to his myriad graphic skills, he likes to use the handle \'GraphixRob\'. For all practical purposes, Rob is a self-taught artist. He has attended several traditional drawing and painting courses over the years, with the pinnacle being at the School of Visual Arts (NYC). Rob has found that \'independent study\' is by far the most beneficial for him. He feels keeping on top of the latest art, artists and techniques via the internet is the best way to stay creative and fresh. Most recently he has focused on his computer graphics art education and has incorporated several 2D and 3D software programs into his traditional workflow. When asked how Rob feels regarding the widespread use of computer graphics in the art universe, and how CG/virtual 3d modeling programs will affect the practice of traditional art, he stated: \"In my humble opinion, I really feel that we are just in the beginning stages of a digital artistic renaissance\". \"So much can be accomplished with these tools in creative hands, but the foundation will always be rooted in the traditional ideas of anatomy, light, shadow, scale, flow, depth, perspective and composition. Without the knowledge of the basics of creating art, all the software in the world is useless.\" Rob\'s artistic experience includes but, is not limited to character design, storyboards, virtual product prototype design, concept artwork, portrait art, DVD ...more