September 10, 2014

Sam Spratt -- "Under Pressure" Album Cover illustration for Def Jam, "Logic"

Sam Spratt did an album cover for the upcoming rapper Def Jam, a.k.a. "Logic". The artwork is meant to recreate a positive and warm memory of Def Jam in his early days when he just left his home and started to make music with his friends.

To read the whole story from Sam, click here.
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September 5, 2014

Ricardo Martinez - The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, D Magazine

Ricardo Martinez was commissioned to create a portrait of Benny Binion, the inventor of the World Series of Poker for D Magazine. The magazine highlighted a new book, Blood Aces, which chronicles his wild early life filled with gambling, bootlegged whiskey, and at least one murder.

Check out the full article, here
Check out the book, here
Check out Ricardo Martinez's portfolio, here

David Palumbo - Prometheus: Fire and Stone, Dark Horse Comics

David Palumbo has recently shared three covers he did for Paul Tobin's Prometheus : Fire and Stone series. The series, illustrated by Juan Ferreyra, follows a team of explorers as they seek to uncover the truth behind the original Prometheus mission to LV-233 and her disappearance. Horrors are discovered and unleashed as the recovery team make their way to solving the unresolved dark mystery.

Check out Juan Ferreyra's work, here
Check out David Palumbo's portfolio, here

September 3, 2014

Richard Solomon Artists Representative
Show me the Money
Kent Barton
“When you print money, the money does not flow evenly into the economic system. It stays essentially in the financial service industry and among people that have access to these funds, mostly well-to-do people. It does not go to the worker. "
-Marc Faber
Tim Bower
"Nothing is more dangerous to men than a sudden change of fortune. "
Rudy Gutierrez
"Capitalism works."
- Michael Bloomberg
Bill Sanderson
"Money makes your life easier. If you're lucky to have it, you're lucky."
-Al Pacino
David Johnson
"People say that money is not the key to happiness, but I always figured if you have enough money, you can have a key made. "
-Joan Rivers
Michal Dziekan
"All the money in the world can't buy you back good health. "
-Reba McEntire
C.F. Payne
"A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life. "
- Suze Orman
Edward Kinsella III
"The economy is a very sensitive organism. "
- Hjalmar Schacht
Thomas Ehretsmann
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money. "
- Albert Camus
Kinuko Craft
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants. "
-Benjamin Franklin

Dongyun Lee
"To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. "
-Bette Davis

Mark T Smith
"Bulls make money, Bears make money, pigs get slaughtered."

Ricardo Martinez
"No Bitterness. "
-Felip Gonzalez

jason Seiler
"Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger. "
-Mario Puzo

John Mattos
"Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will."
- Nelson mandela

Chris Gall
"A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart. "
- Jonathan Swift

Mark Summers
"Waste your money and you're only out of money, but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life. "
-Michael LeBoeuf

Maria Corte Maidagan
"In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. "
-Benjamin Franklin

James Bennett
"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away "
-Ellen Glasgow

Patrick Arrasmith
"I'd rather lose my own money than someone else's . "
-Dean Kamen

Niklas Asker
"The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket . "
-Andrew Carnegie

Paul Cox
"Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances . "
-Maria Bartiromo

Oscar Ramos
"Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there. "
-Will Smith

Douglas Smith
"All money is a matter of belief. "
-Adam Smith

Niklas Asker
Charles Chaisson
David Johnson
Dongyun Lee
Goni Montes
Orlando Arocena
John Mattos
Guy Stauber
Maria Corte
Ted Wright
James Bennett
CF Payne
Jason Seiler
Patrick Arrasmith
Kent Barton
Chris Gall
Bill Sanderson
Douglas Smith

Ricardo Martinez

Mark Summers
Jon Foster
Piotr Jablonski
Tyler Jacobson
Karla Ortiz
Chase Stone

Gary Kelley
Edward Kinsella
Tran Nguyen
Kinuko Y. Craft
Eric Drooker
Rudy Guitierrez
Mark T. Smith
Michal Dziekan
Michal Lisowski
Oscar Ramos
Tim Bower
Paul Cox
Thomas Ehretsmann
Gregory Manchess
David Palumbo
Sam Spratt

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New York, NY 10016
P:212 223 9545

RSAR Blog Newsletter Archive

August 28, 2014

C.F. Payne - Prediction: School P.E., Highlights

Cf Payne illustrated this sweet action piece for a poem featured in the September issue of Highlights Magazine. A homerun in all regards.

Check out more from Highlights, here
See more of CF Payne's work, here

August 27, 2014

Piotr Jablonski - Tomcat Brothers

Piotr Jablonski, digital painter extraordinaire, came up with the concept of two young brothers deck out in futuristic space helmets who travel the world with their friend, a fantastic giant transient cat mural. The results are breathtaking and plants the desire in us all to be accompanied forever by a massive graffiti animal.

Prints available for purchase, here!

Check out the entire project on Piotr's Behance, here
Follow Piotr on Facebook, here
Check out his portfolio on our site, here

August 26, 2014

Sam Spratt - Emmy Nominee Portraits

In honor of last night's Emmys, Sam Spratt did five portraits of his top favorites. The selected talent Sam chose to paint were Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Laverne Cox (Orange is the New Black), Matthew McConaughey (True Detective), Rick Gervais (Derek), and Kerry Washington (Scandal). Brilliant on T.V, Brilliant on paper.

Prints available for sale, here

Check out the Emmy's outcome, here
Check out Sam's website, here
Check out more of Sam's work on our site, here