Robert Nugent graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010. For the last seven years Robert have been working as a colorist for various companies. And recently won best Colorist at the ASHCAN Awards in 2016. In just over a year his skill has earned him the position of Director of Coloring here at BIC.
Job Title: Director of Coloring
Hometown: Manhattan, Kansas
More of his work can be found on his WEBSITE.
Which creators are inspirations to you?
I love the collaborations between Lee Bermejo and Brian Azzarello, Jeph Leob and Tim Sale, and pretty much anything by Alex Ross and Alan Moore.
What is your favorite part of drawing/coloring?
I like when everything starts coming together and it starts looking like an actual comic page. I like the collaborations between the artist and colorist to make a vision come alive.
It combines two things I love: storytelling and art.
Favorite comic of all time?
It would have to be Long Halloween, it was one of the first comics that made me want to devote my life to this art form.
Favorite comic movie of all time?
The Dark Knight
Worst of all time?
Those Fantastic Four movies.
Do you listen to music, watch a certain show or are you in silence when you draw?
I usually just put on Netflix, mainly for the white noise and occasion laugh. I listen to music, as well. I don’t really like silence as I work.
Halloween, A Special Day – Children’s book on Amazon.
Demon Messiah (Dark Inc. Productions)
Alone (Broken Icon Comics)
Tepes (Broken Icon Comics)
Wretched Creatures (LAfox Comics)
Traitors Grace (Broken Icon Comics)