DescriptionPortrait-Figurative study of legendary Hollywood actress and beauty, Marilyn Monroe, commissioned by the Franklin Mint for the iniside front and back covers of the special collectors' edition of Joyce Carole Oates' novel, BLONDE.
Dick Bobnick, Burnsville, Minnesota Member Since May 2007 Artist Statement Dick Bobnick has been a successful illustrator and portrait artist for over thirty years first as lead illustrator with four major Minneapolis graphic arts studios and, since 1990, as a freelancer with his own studio. Dick is one of America's finest traditional illustrators. His impeccable draftsmanship, attention to detail, his ability to capture lifelike likenesses of celebrities in the arts, entertainment and history, his dramatic use of color, his glamorous portraits and pinups, action-adventure and dramatic montages keeps his work in demand by local, regional and national ad agencies, publishers, corporations, public relations firms and the leading collectibles producing companies.
Over the years Dick has produced illustrations for numerous and varied clients many of which are listed on his official website, www.dickbobnick.com , and in so doing has won many prestigious awards in national and international art and illustration competitions. The bulk of his work has been for book covers, ads, product promotions of all kinds, celebritly and c.e.o. portraiture. His subject matters include entertainment, celebrities, historical, religious, political, nostalgia, sports, music, glamour and pinups.
In addition to commercial work Dick accepts private portrait commissions of individuals, boudoir portraiture and pets. Contact details are available on his official website, www.dickbobnick.com, by Email, firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone, (952) 890-6984. Dick's gallery shows just a few samples of his varied work and subjects and now he is offering some of his most popular images to the public for collector prints with his suggestions for custom matteing and framing to present his work in its' maximum visual impact.