David Jacobs was born into a bohemian family of artists in Coconut Grove - Miami , Florida. His father owned a beatnik style "Coffee House " called " The Ravens Nest "where today's internationally known folk singer types honed there craft. This early foray into music and art set the cornerstone for a lifetime of creative endeavors. David left Florida in the late 1970's and spent the next decade in San Francisco and the New York City area before returning to Florida . After running a successful specialty contracting business for 16 years , David and his family moved to Spokane ,where he began an artistic sabbatical of sorts. David began developing low tech experimental photographic processes and continued his passion for fabricating eclectic objects from random metal parts. David is currently launching Robots and Raygun Studios , providing consultation services and specializing in the custom creation and presentation of fantastic characters, theatrical props and graphics.