Billy Jacobs – Biography of the Artist
Billy works in a variety of mediums from acrylic and watercolor to digital. He is also a font designer. He has designed over 100 fonts, mostly antique style fonts based on old advertising from the 19th century. Several of his fonts can be found at MyFonts.com. And Billy’s talents don’t stop there. He is also an amateur magician and puppeteer as well as a songwriter.
Although born in Detroit, Michigan, Billy spent most of his formative years in the Stark County area as the middle child in a family of six children. Four sisters and a younger brother who passed away from a sudden illness several years ago. Billy lives in Navarre, Ohio, with his wife Brenda and 13 year old Daughter Sarah.
Sarah is also a budding artist and author. She has had several comics published on the Neopets website. Billy’s first "professional" art job came as a junior at Meadowbrook High School where he was paid $20.00 to design the Bicentennial logo for the Town of Bloomingburg, Ohio. He still has his original sketch.
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