Caricature Drawing, Cartoon Drawing, Portrait Artist, Children's Book Illustrator, Editorial Cartoonist…Bob Bliss does it all!

Bob has been a freelance artist/cartoonist since 1972. Bob is a fine arts graduate of the University of Missouri. Prior to freelancing, Bob was an advertising art director for a major drug company, a staff artist for a Chicago area newspaper and also worked as a motion picture film animator. Bob possesses a broad base of artistic skills, doing all types of humorous and serious illustration, caricatures, editorial cartoons, advertising line art, portraits and fashion illustration. In photography, Bob has done both still and motion picture work, having written, filmed, directed and edited a 92-minute feature film, VENGEANCE. Bob freelanced in Europe in 1975 and 1976. Since 1973 Bob has drawn over 40,000 caricature drawings. His caricature drawings and charcoal portraits hang in people’s homes throughout the world. His most recent awards have been two OMNIs from the Kansas City Advertising Club and a Merit Award from the Kansas City Art Directors Club. Bob has also won the First Place Award of Excellence three times from the Kansas Press Association for his editorial cartoons.