the artwork of jacob van loon

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Postby jacobv on Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:30 pm

Hi, if this type of post is considered spam, or if it's not in the right forum, it can be moved or deleted accordingly and I apologize.

My name is Jacob van Loon, currently attending Northern Illinois University and am one semester away from a BFA in illustration. I have done more smalls-scale, commercial-oriented art in the past, but this year especially, I have been doing more painting (as you might have seen in the Post Your Creations thread). The influence of painting is slowly finding its way into my illustration, and I'm finding a comfortable way to work with both interchangeably.

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I've been posting more readily at GP, but I browse this forum frequently and have communicated with a few members here about commissions (which I am currently taking). I don't have much in the way of prints to post, my collection is pretty meager compared to the bodies of work people here have.

you can see more here:

official work:
JacobvanLoon.com


sketches, process and inspiration

JVLendnote.com

Thanks for looking,
Jacob
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Postby Tadrules on Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:31 pm

Image :pint:


love these ones too...

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Postby Tadrules on Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:32 pm

actually, everything in the fine art section pretty much kicks ass. great work.
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Postby hellosir on Mon Nov 15, 2010 6:42 pm

Jacob has serious skills, and has been a pleasure to deal with regarding the purchase of his works. He has been gracious enough to colorize a line-art work for me, and I'm more than impressed with the results so far:
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I'm done with prints for the most part, originals are where its at
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Postby machination on Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:03 pm

Jacob's work is amazing. And he's great to talk to as well.
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Postby artshmart on Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:10 am

that last one is pretty impressive
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Postby ceevee on Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:21 am

hellosir wrote:Jacob has serious skills

No doubt. I was pretty taken with his work since machination (I think?) posted those pieces on the art acquisition thread.
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Postby machination on Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:56 am

ceevee wrote:
hellosir wrote:Jacob has serious skills

No doubt. I was pretty taken with his work since machination (I think?) posted those pieces on the art acquisition thread.

Yup, that was me. Working on getting those framed...
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Postby jacobv on Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:20 am

Thanks everyone. Reading about what people respond to the most in my portfolio helps me focus the overall content and creation. Thanks again for looking!
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Postby bathroommonkey on Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:13 am

i support this thread
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Postby jacobv on Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:47 am

bathroommonkey wrote:i support this thread


and I support you.

thinking about making a process post at my tumblr for your painting.
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Postby jacobv on Tue Nov 23, 2010 12:28 pm

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process going up later this week.
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Postby bathroommonkey on Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:22 pm

i'm in wicked, eat your face off love with that, good thing it's mine.
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Postby Tadrules on Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:19 pm

that's awesome.
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Postby machination on Tue Nov 23, 2010 11:33 pm

aaah, it's so good. *eats painting*
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