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Mark T Smith
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Illustration 1991-2018

From my earliest days, I was always most interested in drawing and creating visuals. I graduated from the Pratt Institute Communications Design program with a focus in Illustration. Illustration was the clearest path forward for …

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Printmaking / Linoleum Block Printing

Although linoleum is a floor covering that dates to the 1860s, the linocut printing technique was used first by the artists of Die Bruke in Germany between 1905 and 1913, where it had been similarly …

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Figure Drawing

The human figure is one of the most challenging forms to master. Because of the complexity of the human body, it makes the perfect subject to test, hone, and renew one’s mastery of drawing. Over …

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UB40 Album cover commission 2017

This piece of artwork was commissioned by the UK pop reggae band UB40.

This composition was created with a eye on both the past and the future. UB40 has a history dating back many decades …

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Key West Smuggler 2017

These images were created for a branding campaign featuring my artwork for Key West Smuggler Whiskey and Vodka. All the the images were designed around Key West, nautical and/or smuggler themes. The images were designed …

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