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Joseph Barbaccia

illustration of Portrait of RGB created with Adobe Photoshop and a WACOM pen display. I'm attempting to develop a somewhat similar linework I use in my clay pieces, and also take advantage of the quickness and alterability of digital drawing software.
illustration of Polymer Clay, 8
illustration of Portrait of VP Joe Biden created with polymer clay.
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illustration of Three day turnaround portrait of Nancy Pelosi created digitally with Adobe Photoshop.
illustration of David, polymer clay, 10
illustration of Portrait of Anthony Burdain,
illustration of Portrait of American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer, David Lynch. Created with Polymer Clay.
illustration of Portrait of a young women created with clay and Adobe Photoshop.
illustration of Portrait of a young woman created with polymer clay. 8
illustration of A cartoon portrait of Louis Armstrong (Pops) created with polymer clay and Adobe Photoshop.
illustration of Self-portrait created with polymer clay.
illustration of Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (30 November 1924 – 1 January 2005) was an American politician, educator and author. In 1968, she became the first African American woman elected to Congress, representing New York's 12th District for seven terms until 1983. On January 23, 1972, she became the first African American candidate for a major party nomination for President of the United States, winning 162 delegates.
illustration of Godfather of Punk
Created with polymer clay and Photoshop 11
illustration of Portrait of Stephen William Hawking (1942 - 2018) created with polymer clay. He  was the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and author of A Brief History of Time.  He was regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.
illustration of Portrait of Elvis Presley, Clay, Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the
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illustration of Portrait of Gene Wilder from the movie
illustration of Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) in polymer clay.  He was an American statesman and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He also served as the 25th vice president of the United States from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900. His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore.
illustration of Concept for an advertisement combining photography and clay.
illustration of Portraits of  Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler, and Sarah Jessica Parker (Mary, Winifred,  and Sarah Sanderson) from the movie Hocus Pocus. Hocus Pocus is a 1993 American comedy horror fantasy film directed by Kenny Ortega. It follows a villainous trio of witches, who are inadvertently resurrected by a teenage boy in Salem, Massachusetts.
illustration of Concept for an advertisement combining photography and clay.
illustration of Created with clay and Adobe Photoshop. Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens and received an economics degree from the Wharton School.
illustration of Caricature of VP Mike Pence created with polymer clay. Michael Richard Pence is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 48th and current vice president of the United States. He previously was the 50th governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017 and a member of the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013.
illustration of Terrorist in polymer clay 12
illustration of Doggo Pet Portrait in clay for private client.
illustration of Polymer clay illustration of a Story from Alaska and the Northwest Coast. Raven Tales are the traditional people and animals creation stories of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast but are also found among Athabaskan-speaking peoples and others. Raven stories exist in nearly all of the First Nations throughout the region but are most prominent in the tales of the Tlingit and Tahltan people.

Profile

Joseph Barbaccia is a Delaware, USA based artist. He studied fine art, design and illustration at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia before beginning his professional career. Joseph’s illustrations have been presented as covers and interior pieces for magazines, books, and more. “My years in the design industry helped me understand that successful illustration is one half inspiration and one half collaboration. And that working with other professional creatives can make assignments even that much more rewarding. I’m confident that my ability to meet deadlines and my exceptional illustration style have the potential to produce award winning works. Contact me if you’re looking for someone who can get the work to you on time, in budget and in the style you expect.” His illustration work is created with polymer clay and is three dimensional in form; similar to a bas relief. Joseph has written articles about his unique style for Polymer Arts magazine. His work has been featured in Luzer’s Archive 200 BEST Illustrators Worldwide, Illustration Annual 57, 3 X 3 Illustration Directory, Polymer Journeys (The Art and Craft of Polymer), Creative Quarterly, Illustration West 54, and the AOI World Illustration Awards. Joseph is a member of The Society of Illustrators, The Illustrators Club of Washington DC, Association of Illustrators, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and The International Polymer Clay Association.

Style/Techniques

Black & White, Caricature, Cartoon, Clay Sculpture, Conceptual, Digital, Figurative, Graphic, Impressionistic, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Painterly, Photoillustration, Stylized, Texture, Woodcut, Decorative, Whimsical, Concept Art, Film/Entertainment

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Action, Animals, Celebrities, Children's Books, Children's Products, Editorial, Family, Fantasy, Food, Health, Historical, Holidays, Music, Mystery, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Product, Science, Sci-Fi, Sports, Still Life, Americana, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Ethnic, Edgy