David Chelsea was born in Portland Oregon in 1959. Educated at the School Of Visual Arts, Parsons Institute and The New York Academy of Art, David has been a commercial artist for over thirty years. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Press, Seattle Weekly, Chicago Tribune... more

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RIP, Bob Elliott

Decorated envelope from a letter to Geoff Seaman, 1975
Decorated envelope from a letter to Geoff Seaman, 1975

First Thursday: More Fan Art

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It’s the First Thursday of the month, when I post Fan Art on my Patreon page.

This month, it’s two more action figure portraits, done using the Camera Lucida, this figure of Mrs. Potato Head cosplaying as Wonder Woman, and a bubblehead of Rey, a character from the recent film Star Wars: The Force Awakens:

David Chelsea is listening to:
America
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3-point Perspective in PhotoShop: The Video!

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Thursday’s hangout is now archived on YouTube! 25 scintillating minutes of 3-point perspective! Watch it here!

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Sisyphus

Sisyphus

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Destinations

Portfolio

From caricature and illustration to perspective drawings and storyboards, David has produced a wide range of work... More

Books

David Chelsea has written and illustrated several books, including David Chelsea in Love, Perspective!, Twenty-Four Times Two and Welcome to the Zone... More

Comics

In addition to the graphic novels listed in the book section, David has drawn comics for The Portland Monthly, Bear Deluxe Magazine, Chicago Tribune, New York Press and many other publications... More

David Chelsea on Perspective

A sideline to David's commercial work has been explorations in perspective. His first book on the subject has been widely praised and is assigned in many art courses... More


Modern Love Gallery

See a collection of David's illustrations for the Modern Love column in The New York Times...More


Contact David

Drop David a line about his original artwork for sale, illustration work or other matters - he'll be happy to hear from you...More

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