Rob Larsen

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Hi, I'm Rob Larsen. I'm a graffiti artist, writer, speaker and front end engineer from Boston.

Here are five quick facts that might give a sense of who I am:

  1. I've been doing graffiti and graffiti style art for 30 years. My art is in collections all around the country. My art is regularly shown alongside some of the biggest names in graffiti and street art.
  2. I'm an expert front end engineer with 15 years experience leading teams. I've built over 100 web sites and am experienced making complicated, cutting edge web applications.
  3. I'm a published writer with two books and freelance credits as diverse as IBM developerWorks, The Weekly Dig, the Boston Metro and Rare Book Review. I've interviewed people like Bernie Wrightson, Jackie Chan, Tony Hawk and Darren Aronofsky.
  4. I'm an expert on collectible comic books, with a strong focus on the rarest, most valuable books in the hobby.
  5. I'm available for quotes, articles, teaching and speaking on any of these subjects. I regularly present on web technology and I've taught classes on graffiti to students from middle school through college. If you're looking for someone to talk to or write about any of those subjects, I'm your man.

Check out my technology blog or my comics blog in either of those subjects. My art and writing on film are archived here. Please choose a site section from the options below.

graffiti art and illustration gallery, image, drunkenfist.com

New at the Site

2011-8-6
I added a bunch of new paintings.
2011-6-29
I added art to the digital graffiti styles section
2010-12-31
12 new black book images- lots of fun graffiti outlines.
2010-12-31
New letters in the alphabet series: A,C,K,S,T,U, and Y
2010-12-27
I added art to two sections- graffiti paintings and digital graffiti styles.
2010-12-24
I added some new graffiti walls- a cool black and white piece with a character and a bunch of photos from Paint it Now
2010-12-22
Running Monster and The DEATH PEPPER
2010-12-21:
Four new pieces of life drawing: life drawing (1), life drawing (2), life drawing (3), life drawing (4)
2010-12-20:
Two new black and white illustrations: Infernal Affairs and Frankenstein's Monster
2010-8-18:
a bunch of new digital graffiti
2010-8-8:
17 new black book images
2010-8-4:
ALIVE
2010-6-7:
A new Graffiti Letter B.
2010-6-6:
A new graffiti wall.
2009-10-29:
I added a huge pile of black book images. Too many to list. Start here and just keep clicking until there's nothing else to see :)
2009-10-28:
I added two digital graffiti style images- both in black, white, gray and blue
2009-10-27:
I added several comic book style illustrations: Godzilla, Jack-o-Lantern, Swamp thing, Swamp Thing Redux
2009-8-15:
I went back to the well with a new piece in my painted painted alphabet series
2009-7-13:
I did a piece at the wall at central square

Blog Headlines

Java+++

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2014-4-18:
FRIDAY
2014-4-12:
It?s a Beautiful Saturday
2014-4-03:
BLOCKS
2014-4-01:
Tuesday Night

HTML + CSS + JavaScript

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2014-4-17:
Notes from the Interview Front
2014-4-07:
Current Status: Independent Consultant
2014-1-30:
I Made a Scatter Plot Data Visualization with AngularJS and SVG. Here?s How I Did It.
2013-12-16:
I?m Going to be Presenting at jQuery Conference. It?s in San Diego. You Should Go, Too.

It's All Just Comics

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2014-3-14:
Cool Comics Scanned From My Collection of Old Auction Catalogs
2014-2-27:
Artwork Featuring First Appearance of Wolverine to be Auctioned at Heritage
2014-1-28:
The New Heritage Comics Auction is Live (I LOVE THIS COVER)
2014-1-20:
Record Comic Book Sales List Updated- Now With a Chart Plotting $100,000+ Sales Over the Past 20 Years