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Tony Rodriguez

Illustrator & Painter

About The artist: The work of Cuban-American illustrator and educator, Tony Rodriguez, infuses flat color with bold line to convey a sense of spontaneity and simplicity. Although the art is created digitally, it has the look of traditional pen and ink gestural, dynamic, and expressionistic drawings. Rodriguez’s works have earned awards from The Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, NBC Universal, Creative Quarterly, 3×3, American Illustration, Latin American Ilustración, Applied Arts, Entertainment Tonight, The Society For News Design, Grey Cube Gallery, and The United Kingdom’s World Illustration Awards.

U.S. & International clients include: Rolling Stone Magazine, The L.A. Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, GQ, Smithsonian Magazine, The Village Voice, The New Republic, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, American Cowboy Magazine, Computer Arts Magazine, WIRED Magazine, Country Weekly, DAS Magazine, Blow Up Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Nurant Magazine, Ace Entertainment, Facebook TV, Videodrome, Humanities Magazine, Rhapsody Magazine, Misc Magazine, Peeps Magazine, The London Evening Standard, BBC Focus Magazine, Milk X Magazine, Flaunt Magazine, Black Key Group, Atlantic Records, Rock Ridge Music, The Beach Boys, and Red Light Management. Rodriguez currently teaches Illustration at Middle Tennessee State University.

Now Instructing:

Guest Speaker

Sterling Hundley Illustration Sketchbook
computer for online character design art class

Mentorship Courses

Online concept art course for character design
Comics and sequential art class by Bill Koeb

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