It was time to get out the ink and watercolors. I enjoy digital art, but I love the tactile sensation I get when working with traditional media. The theme this week for Illustration Friday is “theater.” Hamlet may be one of the most well know plays of all times, and this scene is certainly the most iconic. I needed to inject my personality, so I naturally thought about a robot. Our robot, the RJ series 4500J, calls himself, Rosencrantz, and secretly longs to perform Shakespeare’s Hamlet. He is working on his emotional range and delivery, and will certainly follow his dreams very soon.
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