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Caged

July 24, 1998. The air is thick and heavy, the kind of claustrophobic air that makes your face hot and sweat just by breathing. The estate still by the quiet of the warm summer night, with the exception of the occasional roll of thunder outside the magestic windows draped in clamorous moonlight and dampened darkness. […]

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The Great Riddle

Doubt not, for only when we believe do we succeed. One of the most memorable scenes in The Neverending Story. 11×14 in 6B graphite. This piece has been purchased.

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The Claus

This is my favorite piece to date. Completed and dated on December 21, 2016 The Claus weighs in at 24″ tall by 18″ wide. I used a range of graphite scaling from B-8B, spanning a total of 48 hours actual drawing time. A non traditional approach to depicting Santa Claus, I imagined him waning through the […]

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The Thanksgiving Dinner

11×14, 2B-8B lead. To be thankful for what you have, one must be humble at heart. To be humble one must possess humility.

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Hattie Tom

As we approach Thanksgiving I have decided to focus my attention on Native Americans. The subject here is Hattie Tom, a sixteen year old Mescalero Apache photographed in 1899 by Frank A. Rinehart. This is my first portrait of a person, and my first sketch of a face. The dimensions are 11 x 14, drawn in […]

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Senna

Senna was the first piece I was commissioned to draw, as well as the first pet portrait I attempted. I was originally contracted to sketch Senna by my friend Abby. Although Senna is not her dog, the German Sheppard belongs to her boyfriend. The portrait was gifted to him as a birthday present. This piece took […]

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Zoey

The piece Zoey is a birthday gift commissioned by a coworker. The 11 x 14 sketch took eight hours to produce. I took my time with the trees and bushes. The background is composed of two layers of shading to create texture and depth. Happy birthday Taryn, I hope your birthday week has been good to you! […]

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Skully

At last, All Hallows Eve is upon us. The piece titled Skully is 11 x 14 in 6B lead and took about thirty minutes to finish. Happy Halloween everyone. This piece has been gifted.

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Sinister Squashling

Another one hour sketch to commemorate the upcoming All Hallows Eve. This piece has been purchased.

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All Hallows, Darkest Dark

A quick one hour sketch to commemorate All Hallows Eve. This piece has been purchased.

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