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Robots and Donuts - the art of Eric Joyner
« on: September 19, 2014, 06:11:04 AM »
Many people know I have this crazy thing for robots - especially the iconic older tin toy robot "look".  While I don't own any classic tin toys... (and probably won't as they're crazy expensive even for many of the reproductions...) - I love the artwork and images of them.   Hey, I said I was crazy. 

So... I'd like to point out the wonderful artwork of Eric Joyner.  Who combines classic tin toy robots and ...  donuts.  And has been for quite some time now.  These are gorgeous paintings (not digital... actual paint here folks... :) 

Below are just a few of my favorites... there are so many more in his galleries.  Know of other "robot" artists?  (paint, pencil, or digital!) - let me know!

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Re: Robots and Donuts - the art of Eric Joyner
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2014, 02:41:58 PM »
These are great! I especially like the kid and robot watching Star Trek.
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Re: Robots and Donuts - the art of Eric Joyner
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2014, 03:43:38 PM »
Robots AND donuts?!?! What a great idea!

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Re: Robots and Donuts - the art of Eric Joyner
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2014, 08:10:43 PM »
These are really good...thanks for sharing.  I like the line up. He paints with a lot of texture and yet the robots gleam so smooth and metallic.
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Re: Robots and Donuts - the art of Eric Joyner
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2014, 08:38:23 PM »
Very neat!   I think there's a Robocop connection to be explored.  ;)

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Re: Robots and Donuts - the art of Eric Joyner
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2014, 08:22:26 AM »
There's a ton of them - he's actively working on some larger scale ones - like a carnival - so much detail!  I've decided I must have a print or two for my studio someday.
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