Tuesday, 13 November 2012

past and present

Recently been encouraged to switch to facebook for updates,and the new website should be live in the new year along with an integrated blog,so for semi daily ramblings and sketches please head over to https://www.facebook.com/RobinCareyIllustration and spread the word :)

quick sketch from this past sunday...

Friday, 5 October 2012


As its friday thought I would post up Piece of art painted for the chaps over at Mantic Games,In the end they decide to use it for the new version of Warpath...Theres some funky op-school black and whites that I have in Kings of War


Monday, 1 October 2012

Miserable monday

Had a fantastic saturday at the Mantic Games open day,I was invited along with other splendid creative chaps to chat about our work and to sign arty prints..everyone had tremendus fun trying out the new Dreadbal game....but now autumn seems to of made a comeback..so to cheer everyone up heres a personal bit of art, confederate cavalry group shot...and more steampunk latter in the week as we explore the desert with the french foreign legion


Monday, 24 September 2012

Dystopian Wars/Legions concept art

Heres more of the original concept art for Spartan Games Dystopian wars/legions...FSA have a great day,its cold and very wet outside...


Thursday, 20 September 2012

Dystopian Prussian concepts

Heres the original concept art for Spartan Games Dystopian wars/legions Prussian empire, the heavy weapon knightly orders were my favourite to work on...

Carry on


Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Dystopian British concept art

Heres the original concept art for Spartan Games Dystopian wars/legions British empire,great fun to work on,think the heavy weapon chap and the preacher are some of my favourite pieces...more to follow chaps...

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Greetings Sports fans!!!

Heres a couple of Character concepts produced For Mantic Game's and thier soon to be released Dreadball-futuristic sports game,they currently have a Kickstarter campaign underway to help create lots of fun and cool additional bitz..
so please take a few moments to head over and check it out...


Lucky Logan
copy-write Mantic Entertainment

Slippery Joe
copy-write Mantic Entertainment

Friday, 10 August 2012

Gremlins on the line!!!

Third attempt to up load a bit of art to blogger,think I've taken for granted having a cool super fast internet connection...how did we all cope back in the days of squealing torment that was dial-up....working on some really fun projects at the moment,which will be unveiled shortly...had a bit of fun painting a french light infantryman...with a looted chicken :)

Le Poulet!!!!


Monday, 9 July 2012


Busy week ahead,and some very exciting concept art im working on,finally not raining so I can let my grumpy rabbits out to play...heres a quick sketch of a prussian...the keen eyed of you will spot that this  resembles the prussian tank commander from the Dystopian Wars boxed set...thats coz he's such a great character I had to draw him again :b


Friday, 6 July 2012

French Infantry!!!!

Just a quick squiggle before I start my next Project....Steam Punk French infantry man...mmm maybe a prussian next time....Have a nice week end folks


Mantic games_Mummy!!!

Will post some sci-fi art a bit latter,but heres a couple of rough sketches,Mantic entertainment got in touch and asked if i fancied sketching some ideas for plastic mummies as part of their kickstarter campaign,had a real blast working on these and top guys over at Mantic...


Wednesday, 20 June 2012

French soldier of fortune

Warm and sunny,cats are sunbathing the dog is snoring..the bunnies are bouncing around preforming acrobatics.....heres a quick bit of art from the other night...

Henry really wasn't sure about this....

Thursday, 7 June 2012

british summer and a spaceman

well its chucking it down,have 4 grumpy cats and the smell of wet dog drifting thought the studio...heading of to see Prometheus tomorrow night with some friends so heres a pic of a space explorer


!!! Erm 

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Mid week

Blimey its mid week already....I've just got a Zbrush which is an awesome 3d sculpting package...I figured if i could teach myself how to use photoshop then i will brave the world of 3D modelling...now this I'snt going to be aimed at commercial uses but more to help me visualise charachters for my own projects.....so very exciting times...


Mid week warm up sketch,Mr Sims ships mechanic...

Mr Simms


Monday, 14 May 2012


Well I'm quite glad its monday...

in one weekend I managed to: get bitten by the new rabbit,slice my thumb open while attempting some DIY,and then finally chopped the lawn mower cable into several pieces...I really shouldn't be aloud to operate anything in the real world....

Monday morning warm up sketch


Tuesday, 8 May 2012

stroppy cats and Classic orcs

Well we have had almost a full week of non stop rain,which has led to some very stroppy cats marching around the house...but theres some blue sky and there all out hunting bugs or what ever else they do...so I'm able to get on with some work...Found and hour to colour in this drawing of an Orc...yep a proper Orc...mmm the memories :b

Pig faced Orc

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Tuesday glooms

Well managed a day away from the studio yesterday,which was fortuitous as the weather was lovely..warm,sunny just what I've come to expect in April. Had a a lovely lunch at the old trip in nottingham and a good chat with a splendid gentleman who shall be collaborating on some very exciting projects in the near future...his a bit of art for fun...its not kept the rain away :(


Grand master of the Imperial Squawk brigade

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Major V' Horst Mohn

Major Mohn is quite a sinister blighter, a high ranking member of the Fang brigade and decorated with the silver skull...Mohn is assigned to castle Olaf to oversee operations, as high command noted that there were to many prisoners were escaping and not enough screaming!!!!

Mohn is over 800 years old.and wears chainmail  under his uniform...not thats not playing fair!!!

Major V'Horst Mohn
( V is for Vampyre)

Monday, 12 March 2012

Undead...its not easy!!!

Hi, my names  Monday the skeleton...

I'm a guard here in the catacombs,theres a castle up top,or so I'm told,I never get to go.
My job is to guard these old crumbly passageways from thieving warriors and sticky fingered dwrafs....its not easy you know...and dont get me started on zombies!!! Eck!!!

Friday, 9 March 2012

Road warrior

I watched a few old dodgy movies a few weeks back,involving lots of carnage customised cars which the A-team would of been proud off...been itching to doodle something so as its sy-friday here we go, road warrior...this is a crop from the full piece..low rez


Thursday, 16 February 2012

Treasure hunters.....and BIG spiders!!!

I Started painting this in my spare time, it was Inspired by  Mantic games  announcement of a dungeon adventure game-Dwarf Kings Hold....if the battle dogs get tossed into battle then im sure they would like to go hunting for gold...despite large spiders!!!!


Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Dystopian Wars:French

Art work for Spartan Games,Dystopian Wars French factions...tank and air commanders..I do love painting DW art, the french miniatures I think are some of my fav's


Thursday, 9 February 2012

Not Alone!!!!

I cant believe i started this over a year ago,its one of the pieces which would get tinkered with in the early hours of the morning....when sleep was allusive...hope you enjoy the piece as much as i did painting it :)


Friday, 3 February 2012


The week end is almost here...
despite the frost all the cats are outside sunbathing...at least there not competing for prime spot in the studio. Any-how getting ready to travel back to Essex to see my folks...heres a quick bit of art, as its SY-FRIDAY :)....there was a time in sci-fi when the larger the  hat and shoulder pads the more important you were...or evil!!!!


Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Le Ciel Capitaine Pirate

finished an assignment for a client, so I took the opportunity to start skimming through the various sketch books  looking for fun charters to paint up....this is a french sky pirate which flew of the page :)


Monday, 16 January 2012

Happy new year!!!

Yes its a bit late....but I have been busy, I have. everyones had a bug or sniffles,poor Ferd ( my sprocket spaniel ) has had ear infections in both ears (I think its his own fault for rolling in fox poo )....but its back to normal now....
small bit of art....faint whiff of fox poo,must be a druid or a spaniel!!