The Official Greg “Craola” Simkins thread

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Postby mfaith on Fri Apr 15, 2016 11:30 am

Here's an event thread for the upcoming show: viewtopic.php?f=33&t=166289
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Postby RambosRemodeler on Fri Apr 15, 2016 11:49 am

He doesn't get much love around here but his work is incredible.
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Postby inkedup on Fri Apr 15, 2016 12:29 pm

My tastes have changed quite a bit since I started collecting 5-6 years ago but Craola's work never gets old to me. Strange that nobody really cares about his stuff on this forum.
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Postby technique on Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:01 pm

inkedup wrote:My tastes have changed quite a bit since I started collecting 5-6 years ago but Craola's work never gets old to me. Strange that nobody really cares about his stuff on this forum.


Same here but I always will be drawn to his work and don't see myself ever getting tired of it. I do think he has a decent amount of people who at least appeciate his work on here. The problem is not enough of his work is flippable for the majority of eb to get a second look sadly.
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Postby mobius006 on Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:11 pm

sad I sold a few of his things. I might make it down for this to pick something up.
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Postby coughdrop608 on Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:43 pm

I'll definitely be attending the show. I just recently had "Gather Around" framed-up and I'll be stopping by to grab it after the show.

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Postby technique on Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:27 pm

Sick frame job on that coughdrop! Gather Around is one of my favorites of his for sure.
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Postby adamdub on Sun Jul 10, 2016 2:34 pm

Is there anyone better at what he does than Craola? When I say this I'm talking in terms of an artist who does character/narrative based illustrations. I know there are plenty of other folks who are great but can anyone else really touch him? He seems to be crushing at the highest of levels both from an imaginative and technical standpoint. Which other artists would at least be in the conversation?
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Postby coralreef on Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:46 pm

I got this baby up for sale. Normally I would not post in this thread with a piece for sale but this is the thing. I put it up at No Reserve and it cost more then 15k. So I feel given this is a great opportunity for a fan to get one of his masterpieces for a lot less then the galleries charge. This is the piece and its huge!
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and here is the link to my auction...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Winter-on-a-Sea-of-Glass-Original-art-Huge-Painting-by-Greg-Simkins-No-Reserve-/322217967852?hash=item4b05b000ec:g:9RgAAOSwnQhXpSwS&rmvSB=true
thanks and good luck!
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Postby coralreef on Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:23 pm

Here is the last of my Greg Simkins paintings I will ever sell. This is the biggest and best one yet. Starting off at no reserve so this is going home with someone! It is called Stuck Outside and is huge!

Auction can be seen here...


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Greg-Simkins-St ... Swq5pXQJbx

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**** Once again this is such a rare chance for Original art collectors I thought I could advertise it on the thread without any problems =)********
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Postby weshallallbe on Thu Aug 25, 2016 1:04 am

Just recently saw Craola's stuff for the first time. I like it a lot. I'm glad this thread exists.
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Postby mfaith on Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:49 pm

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Postby mfaith on Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:27 pm

Some new timelapse videos from Greg. Seems one of them is showing a new Bronze(?) statue that I would guess is debuting at SDCC



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Postby technique on Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:50 pm

Want that statue :shock:
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Postby technique on Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:52 pm

New painting he did for Crime on Canvas coming up in Las Vegas called "Bags and Friends"
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He is also wanting feedback to which painting people would like to see turned into a print. You can email here [email protected] to pick.
I picked Apex Predator and all of the work can be viewed here for the available choices...

http://imscared.com/paintings/?mc_cid=d ... 9cdb5b14be
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