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Jose Rodriguez

To bring joy to people is a lifelong goal—I get that satisfaction by drawing
Category:
Traditional Art (Illustration / Painting)
Book Illustration, Greeting Card Illustration, Landscape Painting, Nature/Animal Illustration, Portrait Illustration, Portrait Painting, Product Illustration, Still Life Painting
Industries:
Automobiles, Consumer Goods, Consumer Services, Non-profit, Social Sector, Consulting, Legal, Engineering, Accounting, Other, Federal, State, Local Governments
Experience:
16 - 20 years
Location:
Whittier, CA  United States
Employees:
1
Work Onsite:
No
Description:
The fascinating world of art came to me at the age of four. Inspired by my father, who served as my first art instructor, I knew early on that the paintbrush and easel would be my lifelong tools. I’ve been drawing ever since. Whether it is a portrait, landscape or any other subject, the purpose for the final outcome is to enlighten, inspire smiles and simply create a positive experience for the viewer.

Working with acrylic paints and colored pencils, my pallet always consists of vivid colors and sharp contrasts combined to bring the subjects to life. My step by step process is a full value pencil drawing. Color is added by airbrushing acrylic paint over the pencil drawing, then finishing it up with colored pencils.
Portfolio:
  • St. Juan Diego

    This portrait of St. Juan Diego was commissioned by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Whittier, California. A 4x5 foot painting hangs at the church... Read more

  • Dave MacDonald

    This is a portrait of Dave MacDonald who a race car driver. He was killed during a race in 1964. I was commissioned to do two portraits by Dave MacDon... Read more

  • Fox Theater Pomona

    In 2001 the City of Pamona launched a major renovation of the legendary Fox Theater. To inspire enthusiasm and community involvement, the city of Pamo... Read more

  • Lost In The Sun

    Book Cover for The Incredible True Odyssey of Roy Gleason. The original art done in acrylic paint and colored pencil. This piece received a silver awa... Read more

  • Vladamir Guerrero

    A portrait of Vladimir Guerrero commemorating his 2004 MVP status. This was a private commission. The original art is done in acrylic paint and color... Read more

  • Ricky Henderson

    This was done in acrylic paint and colored pencil and used for self promotion.

  • Robin Hood

    A promotional piece done in acrylic paint and colored pencil.

  • Zorro

    A promotional piece done in acrylic paint and colored pencil.

  • Jeff Gordon

    This portrait of Jeff Gordon was done in acrylic paint and colored pencil and used for self promotion.

  • Surprise

    This was done for self promotion

  • Universe and Beyond

    This painting was originally designed as an entry for the City of Whittier's 2006 street banner competition. Themed "The Universe and Beyond" the illu... Read more

  • Before You Go

    This the first in a series of automotive portraits. Limitied Edition prints are available. Open Editions are also available.

  • Wave Rider

    Automotive Portrait Series: Portrait #2 Limited Edition Giclee prints are availabe as well as Open Edition prints.

  • Tiki Sands

    Automotive Portrait Series: Portrait #3 Limited Edition Gicleé prints are availabe as well as Open Edition prints.

  • Desert Wheels

    Automotive Portrait Series: Portrait #4 Limited Edition Gicleé prints are availabe as well as Open Edition prints.

  • Cruisin' Whittier

    Commissioned by the Whittier Chamber of Commerce. This Image shows key landmarks of Whittier. The original art is done in acrylic paint and colored pe... Read more

  • Rush Hour

    Shooting the rapids on the Rio Grande in New Mexico. This piece was created on gessoed illustration board with acrylic paints and colored pencil.

  • Grandpa and me

    This was a private commission. It is a portrait of the client and his young granddaughter. Created with acrylic paints and colored pencils

  • An Evening in Tuscany

    Created and donated as an auction item for the 2009 Bishop Amat Memorial High School Extravaganza.

  • Jackie Robinson "Stealing Home"

    This piece was created as part of a gallery exhibition. The theme for the exhibit was entitled "The Home & Garden Show". I Decided to step outside of ... Read more

  • Bob's '46

    This shows the step by step process of Bob's painting.

  • Meeting America

    These are illustrations for the book entitled "Meeting America".

  • Tiger (Cool & Shady)

    Part of a wildlife series. Acrylic & Colored pencil on gessoed illustration board.

  • Cougar at Lookout Point

    Part of a wildlife series. Acrylic & colored pencil on gessoed heavyweight illustration board.

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