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Jim Hubbard - Fine Artist

Jim Hubbard

The Villages, FL - United States

HI....   I am retired and live in The Villages located in central Florida.   Been here for 13 years; before that I owned a gallery featuring my art, was a custom picture framer and taught acrylic art.   About 20 years ago I fell in love with the magic of computers and as an artist I discovered Digital Art and 'Adobe Photoshop', the best known software to produce Digital Art.   My blog has been dormant for the past year.   Now I have reactivated it.   Present art pieces and some interesting happenings will be covered.   So if that sort of...more










Third session

May 26th, 2016

The next day, it was Wednesday evening before I approached my colored pencils. I wasn't happy with the second session. Then I thought back to past discouragements. I worked through them. But, most of my victories were conquering ACRYLICS! Few art... 


February 23rd, 2016

Just enjoy my tiger 

What my site is all about

September 30th, 2015

I have spent the past year building my site. As I stated in my bio I have mostly settled on Pencil (regular graphite-often a regular Ticonderoga 2B pencil). They have the same exact quality for every pencil. I have become rather expert in using vari... 


August 23rd, 2014

No animal collection would be complete without a giraffe 


August 23rd, 2014

Zebras are hard to draw. Here is my attempt 


August 23rd, 2014

I had a dupytrens contractor operated on by Dr. Cynthia Harding. She collects Rhinoceras memorabilia. Here is what I presented to her. 

Water buffalo

August 23rd, 2014

My son asked if I could draw a water buffalo.  


August 23rd, 2014

For no particular reason, I decided to draw animals. Here is my first drawing 

Photoshop Art

May 25th, 2014

I decided to do some glamour portraits. Looked up some photos and using photoshop and graphite pencil, this is the results. 

Final colored pencil

January 29th, 2014

It's Friday, January 24th. So, here is what I accomplished. You be the judge. If you want to see my progress, or lack of progress, you be the judge, Go to my blog "Step-by-Step" . It's several blogs below. 

The 5th Day

January 29th, 2014

Boy was I ready to start using my new found medium...colored pencils..... !!! January 24th I began to realize that this new (to me) art form is powerful. I discovered some of the things I could do with erasers, combined with my new "best friend"... 

The Fourth Day

January 29th, 2014

Thursday, January 23...the next day...I decided to continue with my journey. Once again that morning, I took up my colored pencils and after several hours I took another photo. To be honest I lost track of time progress was obvious. I cou... 

Second Session

January 29th, 2014

Looking at the progress I had made earlier, I decided to continue. So after supper I took out my colored pencils and with enthusiasm continued. By 11:23 that evening I was exhausted and decided to quit. I was not happy with my progress, and thought... 

Step - by - Step

January 29th, 2014

One of the questions I am asked continually by people seeing my drawings and paintings, " Your work is so detailed, how long did it take for you to do that painting or drawing?" I really never know the answer. I usually say something like, "Forty fi... 

Colored Pencil

January 28th, 2014

The only visual artistic medium I have not explored is Colored Pencil. Here in The Villages, many artists have turned to them. I am now doing a few colored pencils and find it an interesting and challenging. Here is the second piece. I did a vers... 

Continuing to draw.

January 29th, 2013

I decided to depict a limb. It is number 11. The other ones were pitiful. I tried to make this as realistic as I could. For this reason it took an unusually long time to complete. My next drawing will be using Photoshop, in color for the background, ... 

January Morning

January 6th, 2013

This is a good example of what can be accomplished in Photoshop, using the art tools. It is my favorite way of working creating imaginary landscapes, still lifes. Just uploaded today. 

Winter brook

January 6th, 2013

Winter Brook. Completely a figment of my imagination.Just uploaded today. 


December 27th, 2012

I've been busy setting up the emails. As with everything in this website the establishment is complex, but doesn't disappear. If you have something to say you can communicate with a return blog, email me I check my emails at l... 

New Art

December 18th, 2012

On an average I add 2 plus pieces of art every week. I am not going to bother you with weekly emails, but I will send out new ones in a timely fashion.I am working on a very complex one the one you see here.This is the drawing 6 hours into depicting ...