About Robert Clear

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Hi, my name’s Robert and I’m an artist from London.

I mainly work in digital. That means I spend hours each day hunched over a graphics tablet, systematically destroying my posture. I love drawing animals, but because I live in the middle of London I don’t get to see them very often. Possibly I’m drawn to them because I have a subconscious longing for the countryside. Or perhaps it’s just that animals generally look pretty cool.

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My signature says Delos, which means Clear in Ancient Greek. I did a PhD in classics, and I guess it’s my way of pretending there’s a practical legacy to spending four years of my twenties reading Greek poetry. In reality there’s no practical benefit at all. Literally none. But Greek poetry is still pretty awesome. Anyway…

I work on commission, so some of the designs here are owned by the companies that paid for them. If you’d like to buy or commission a design, please do get in touch.

If you share my work, please include an attribution and a link to my site. No commercial reproduction without permission. Cheers!

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31 thoughts on “About Robert Clear

  1. I’m not really into blogs or other people’s work. I find most of it mediocre, contrived, derivative. This is so refreshingly ingenious. And it’s great to find freakishly short stories longer than mine.

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  2. Wow! What a fabulous blog – I love the five second stories!
    As someone who loves the Greek Gods and has endured the rigours of PhD study, I had to buy your book “The Cambridge List”. I hope it doesn’t give me any bad ideas!!

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  3. I’m delighted you popped by my blog so I could follow you back here. As a dedicated-cum-obsesssive reader who, sadly, is also increeeeeeedibly *slow* at reading, I am more appreciative than I can say to find such charming and cheeky writing in bite-sized pieces. Hurray for brilliant brevity! Cheers,
    Kathryn

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  4. Your blog has seasoned my otherwise bland evening. I adore your illustrations and five second stories.
    Similar to someone else who commented here, I seldom enjoy other peoples’ work, so it’s great to find a creative stance that is refreshingly original.
    In addition, The Cambridge List sounds great and is next on my reading list.

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  5. hey robert. thanks for liking my post. i checked yours a bit. such amazing artwork.its definitely my kind of thing so i am really happy i found you here.soon i will check your articles too. now i must follow you!
    have a nice day

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  6. Great work, and I like the concept and execution of your work. There are so many good blog that have way too many words. After several months blogging I set myself an upper limit of 300 words per post…..290 more than most people want.

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  7. Hi Robert, as part of my one year blog anniversary celebrations, Maria Brinkley from the blog Maria Brinkley Artist, has recommended your blog to me.

    I see you are are a British blogger, like myself, and I look forward to reading and looking at your work here on your blog. Maria highly recommended that I check your blog out and I’m certainly glad she did just that.

    With best wishes,
    Hugh

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