Randy Glass
Randy Glass

Contact Info

Randy Glass

Phone: 818-985-3776
Fax: 818-985-3667
randy@randyglassstudio.com
www.randyglassstudio.com

11025 Erwin St.
N. Hollywood, CA 91606

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Originally from Kansas City, Randy Glass became the youngest illustrator Hallmark Cards had ever hired — while still a junior in high school. He attended Ringling School of Art and Art Center College of Design, supplementing his tuition by drawing five-minute portraits of people at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World ... a surprisingly valuable education in discipline and patience. Randy began freelancing as an illustrator in the mid-’80s, quickly establishing a strong reputation for highly detailed representational drawing and painting. Although adept at working in color, he gravitated toward and has always preferred a simple black and white palette. He is a master of the graphic technique known as “stipple” — the process of marking a surface with numerous small dots to create an image. It’s a style favored by print media, where paper quality can adversely affect the reproduction of an image, and by its very nature, it’s ideal for Web usage. Perhaps best known commercially as a portrait artist, Randy has an exceptional aptitude for capturing his subject’s character and essence with carefully nuanced precision. This, combined with his stippling expertise, made him a perfect match for the Wall Street Journal’s iconic portraits known as “hedcuts”; he’s created several hundred of them since 1998. Over the years, Randy has received recognition by The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, The Art Director’s Club, and Illustration West. Randy currently lives in Southern California.

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Clients include: The Wall Street Journal • Acura • Microsoft • Baskin-Robbins • ABC • Subway • Cooks Illustrated • Intel • Toshiba • Burger King • Nissan • TV Guide • CBS • Panasonic • Twentieth Century Fox • Coca-Cola • Paramount • Time Warner • Dole • NBC - Universal • Yamaha • Harvard Business Review • People Magazine • Wendy's • Honda • Pizza Hut • McDonald's • IBM • Reebok • Xerox • Kellogg's • Rolling Stone Magazine • Mitsubishi • NBC • Sears • Land's End • Nestle • Sony • Budweiser • Nike
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Celebrities, Entertainment, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Traditional
  • Randy Glass - Celebrities, Corporate, Entertainment, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Traditional
  • Randy Glass - Celebrities, Editorial, Entertainment, Ink, Line, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Celebrities, Ethnic, Line, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Action-Adventure, Black & White, Celebrities, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Traditional
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Celebrities, Entertainment, Line, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Ethnic, Executives, Men, Multicultural, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Beauty, Black & White, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Urban, Women
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Ethnic, Glamour, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Women
  • Randy Glass - Beauty, Black & White, Corporate, Executives, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Women
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Celebrities, Editorial, Men, Painterly, People, Politics, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Agriculture, Black & White, Books, Dining, Etching, Food, Food/Beverage, Horticulture, Pen & Ink, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Books, Character Development, Historical, Patriotism, Pen & Ink, People, Politics, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Dining, Editorial, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Whimsical
  • Randy Glass - Animals, Black & White, Celebrities, Entertainment, Fantasy, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Black & White, Dining, Food, Food/Beverage, Health, Nutrition, Pen & Ink, Products, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Executives, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Women
  • Randy Glass - Action-Adventure, Black & White, Comic Book Art, Entertainment, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Exercise, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Recreation, Sports, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Dining, Food, Food/Beverage, How to, Infographics, Nutrition, Painterly, Realistic, Still Life, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Animals, Black & White, Books, Editorial, Elegant, Engraving, Ink, Pen & Ink, Realistic, Stipple, Wildlife
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Corporate, Figurative, Men, Painterly, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Cultural, Ethnic, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Politics, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Celebrities, Entertainment, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Architecture, Cutaway, Home, Industrial, Infographics, Interiors, Line & Wash, Pen & Ink, Stipple, Technical
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Corporate, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple, Women
  • Randy Glass - Books, Children, Children's Book, Family, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Realistic, Stipple, Whimsical
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Beverage/Alcohol, Black & White, Celebration, Dining, Food/Beverage, Hand Lettering, Liquids, Pen & Ink, Products, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Corporate, Figurative, Men, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor, Women
  • Randy Glass - Books, Dining, Food, Food/Beverage, How to, Infographics, Painterly, Products, Realistic, Still Life, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Animals, Beverage, Beverage/Alcohol, Black & White, Food/Beverage, Hand Lettering, Packaging, Pen & Ink, Products, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Americana, Black & White, Dining, Editorial, Food, Food/Beverage, Pen & Ink, Products, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Celebrities, Charcoal, Fashion/Beauty, Painterly, Pencil, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Traditional, Women
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Elderly, Men, Music, Painterly, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Agriculture, Black & White, Dining, Food, Food/Beverage, Nutrition, Pen & Ink, Products, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Charcoal, Corporate, Men, Pencil, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Traditional, Women
  • Randy Glass - Astronomy, Black & White, Editorial, Environmental, Fantasy, Global, Pen & Ink, Satirical, Science, Stipple, Surrealistic, Whimsical
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Corporate, Fashion/Beauty, Gay/Lesbian, Painterly, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor, Women
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Americana, Black & White, Dining, Editorial, Fairy Tale, Food/Beverage, Nutrition, Products, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Books, Celebrities, Character Development, Entertainment, Holiday, Men, Painterly, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Black & White, Dining, Food, Food/Beverage, Nutrition, Pen & Ink, Products, Realistic, Retail, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Black & White, Dining, Food, Food/Beverage, Hand Lettering, Nutrition, Pen & Ink, Pop Art, Products, Stipple, Whimsical
  • Randy Glass - Baby/Toddler, Black & White, Children, Family, Figurative, Painterly, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Black & White, Dining, Editorial, Food, Food/Beverage, Ink, Pen & Ink, Pop Culture, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Corporate, Executives, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Animals, Black & White, Books, Editorial, Engraving, Environmental, Nature, Pen & Ink, Realistic, Stipple, Wildlife
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Exercise, Figurative, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portraiture, Realistic, Sports, Sports/Recreation, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Books, Celebrities, Entertainment, Humorous, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Cultural, Elderly, Ethnic, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Anatomy, Beauty, Black & White, Elegant, Medical, Nude, Pen & Ink, Portrait, Realistic, Stipple, Women
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Humor, Humorous, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Stipple, Surrealistic, Whimsical
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Decorative, Elegant, Engraving, Line, Machinery, Pen & Ink, Products, Science/Technology, Still Life, Technical, Technology
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Celebrities, Painterly, People, Photo Realism, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Traditional, Watercolor
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Humorous, Nude, Patriotism, Pen & Ink, People, Politics, Pop Culture, Portrait, Stipple, Whimsical, Women
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Corporate, Law, Men, Painterly, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Watercolor, Women
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Celebrities, Charcoal, Corporate, Men, Pencil, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Traditional
  • Randy Glass - Advertising, Black & White, Books, Dining, Engraving, Food, Food/Beverage, Nutrition, Pen & Ink, Realistic, Still Life, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Black & White, Celebrities, Entertainment, Pen & Ink, People, Pop Culture, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Stipple
  • Randy Glass - Baby/Toddler, Charcoal, Children, Family, Painterly, Pencil, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Traditional
  • Randy Glass - Annual Reports, Black & White, Corporate, Executives, Men, Pen & Ink, People, Portrait, Portraiture, Realistic, Stipple