Freelance Illustrator // Fine Artist // Adventurer // (I do not accept tattoo-design commissions.) // jawcooper@gmail.com

March 30, 2015

Last reminder for the evening! I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win these two original ink-drawings and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen tomorrow morning (Tuesday March 31st.) I have been so touched by all of your sincere and supportive comments- thank you all! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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I've added this hare ink-sketch to the existing care package! I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win these two original ink-drawings and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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I've added this hare ink-sketch to the existing care package! I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win these two original ink-drawings and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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I'm adding this hare sketch to the existing care package! I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win these two original ink-drawings and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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Look who else is back from the framer looking sharp! This piece "Gathering" will be part of my upcoming August 2015 solo show at La Luz De Jesus and is already pre-sold. @laluzdejesus #laluzdejesus #jawcooper #gathering #august2015soloshow



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I'm loving these extra deep frames! 2.5" of space to play with floating matts and add depth. This painting "Witches" is for my upcoming August 2015 solo show at La Luz De Jesus gallery and is already pre-sold. #jawcooper #laluzdejesus @laluzdejesus #witches #deepframes



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Well well well, look who's back from the framers looking sharp! This piece "Witches" is for my August 2015 solo show at La Luz De Jesus gallery and is already pre-sold. #jawcooper @laluzdejesus #laluzdejesus #august2015soloshow #witches



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I'm adding this hare sketch to the existing care package! I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win these two original ink-drawings and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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March 29, 2015

I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win this ink-drawing and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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I want to be YOUR salty dog, Mississippi John Hurt. Thank you for your contribution to blues, folk, and music in general... And for keeping me company all these long nights of drawing and painting. (Quick sketch from found reference and thusly not for sale or publication.) #jawcooper #mississippijohnhurt #legend #pentelaquash #pentelfinetipbrushpen



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I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win this ink-drawing and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win this ink-drawing and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win this ink-drawing and cicada-sculpture simply SHARE any example of my work on your page, LINK back to me @jawcooper , TAG the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a COMMENT below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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I've just hit 100 THOUSAND FOLLOWERS!!! As a massive thank you to everyone in this wonderful community who follows and supports my work - I am having at ORIGINAL ART GIVE-AWAY! To enter to win this ink-drawing and cicada-sculpture simply share any example of my work on your page, link back to me @jawcooper , tag the contest #jawcoopergiveaway , and leave me a comment below because I absolutely love hearing from you! You can enter as many times as you like, I am happy to ship anywhere in the world, and a winner will be chosen Tuesday morning (March 31st.) GOOD LUCK AND THANK YOU! @jawcooper #jawcooper #jawcoopergiveaway



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March 28, 2015

Wrapping up this preliminary sketch for "Chorus" which will be used to promote Chromacon New Zealand in April (I'll be an international guest artist), and the original of which will be for sale at my upcoming solo show in August! @chromacon_nz @laluzdejesus #jawcooper #Chromacon #chromacon2015 #ChromaConnect #laluzdejesus #august2015soloshow #colorasepencil #chorus



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Throwback to this little gouache sketch of Sneak the sphynx cat! Sneak has been the muse behind many of my drawings and sculptures. Follow this magnificent animal and his animal buddies here: @handsome_herman_and_friends #sneakcat #sphynx #gouache #jawcooper



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Throwback to this little gouache sketch of Sneak the sphynx cat! Sneak has been the muse behind many if my drawings and sculptures. Follow this magnificent animal and his animal buddies here: @handsome_herman_and_friends #sneakcat #sphynx #gouache #jawcooper



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The beginnings of a large pile of drawings to sell at Chromacon New Zealand April 17-19. If you are attending and you see me lurk by say hello! I'll also be participating in the Chroma Connect talks on the 17th to discuss my experiences as an illustrator. Follow @chromacon_nz for info and updates! #jawcooper #Chromacon #chromacon2015 #ChromaConnect #drawingsforsale



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March 25, 2015

I am so excited to announce that I have had five pieces, including this book cover for "The Poetic Edda" written by Jeramy Dodds and released through Coach House Books, accepted into Spectrum this year! It is an honor; thank you Spectrum 22! And thank you Jeramy Dodds for bringing me onto the project!#spectrum22 #jawcooper #poeticedda @jeramydodds



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I am so excited to announce that I have had five pieces, including this "Centaur II" drawing, accepted into Spectrum this year! It is an honor; thank you Spectrum 22! #spectrum22 #jawcooper #centaur



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I am so excited to announce that I have had five pieces (including this painting "Pierced"- a collaboration with @allanamato ) accepted into Spectrum this year! It is an honor; thank you Spectrum 22! #spectrum22 #jawcooper #pierced #templeofart #allanamato



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SOLD OUT! Wow, in only thirty minutes! I am incredibly thankful for all of your support and enthusiasm for my work. Thank you! #jawcooper #rattle @1xrun #1XRUN #prints #THANKYOU



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Holy camoly! It has been 15 minutes since they were released and 50 out of 75 prints are already sold! SNAG ONE WHILE YOU CAN! (http://ift.tt/1Iv9A30) @1xrun #1XRUN #jawcooper #prints #rattle



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"Rattle" prints have been released through 1XRUN!!! (http://ift.tt/1Iv9A30) There are only 75 so snag one while you can! @1xrun #1XRUN #jawcooper #prints #rattle



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10 MINUTES TILL LAUNCH! There are only 75 prints of "Rattle" available so snag one of you can! (http://ift.tt/1Iv9A30) #jawcooper @1xrun #1XRUN #prints #rattle



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The "Rattle" prints will be released IN ONE HOUR!!! Only 75 prints will be available so follow the link in my bio or below to be alerted when they drop! (http://1xrun.co/-Rattle) #jawcooper @1xrun #1XRUN #prints #rattle



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March 23, 2015

To round out this evening of throwback sphynx cats... My sculpture "Mourn" from 2013. Polymer clay, glass eyes, and acrylic paint. #jawcooper #sphynx #hairlesscat #mourn #sculpture #sculpey



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You can snag a variety of work, including my "Indelible" sphynx cats, as electronic skins on nuvango.com . Just search "J.A.W. Cooper" on Nuvango. #jawcooper #sphynx #nuvango



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I'm so glad that all of you out there on Instagram are as fascinated by sphynx cats as I am... Here is "Indelible" from my 2013 solo show. #jawcooper #sphynx #hairlesscat #indelible #gouache #graphite



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Throwback to this sphynx sketch with gold leaf from 2013! #jawcooper #goldleaf #sphynx #hairlesscat #graphite



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Monday morning doodling at Denitasse in Little Tokyo with @jdalva and @dbuerli ! #jawcooper #demitasse #pentelfinetipbrushpen #mondaymonster



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These two drawings are available as backer rewards on the Kickstarter for Chromacon New Zealand! ( http://ift.tt/1HmCKzV ) Snag one and simultaneously support a wonderful community of artists! #jawcooper #chromacon #chromacon2015 #kickstarter #stag #polarbear #pentelcolorbrushpen



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March 22, 2015

My drawing rewards were just made available as rewards through the Chromacon Kickstarter and the tiger is already sold! Follow this link to snag the polar bear or the stag and help a wonderful community of artists! http://ift.tt/1HmCKzV #JAWCooper #sketches #ChromaCon #chromacon2015 #kickstarter



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Just received my SUPER limited Artist Edition - "Temple Of Art" books! Only three with "Gharial Afternoon" on the cover and three with "Pierced" on the cover. Thank you to @babytattoo the publisher for making these available to the artists! I may make a couple of these available for sale, stay tuned for updates. @allanamato @templeofartdoc #jawcooper #templeofart #artistedition



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Thank you to everybody who came out to the Temple Of Art book signing at La Luz De Jesus last night! And a gigantic thank you to @allanamato and @olga_nunes for their incredible work creating, curating, and generally being magical human beings - making this book, project, and documentary happen! @allanamato @olga_nunes @templeofartdoc @laluzdejesus #jawcooper #templeofart #booksigning #laluzdejesus



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Throwback to this furtively pooping ermine I sketched in Paris last September. #jawcooper #naturalhistorymuseumparis #ermine #furtivepoo #pentelaquash



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