Atlanta Custom Commissions, Colored Pencil Paintings, and Drawings

Colored Pencil Painting
The reference photo of this model was in black and white.
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Colored Pencil Painting
The original reference photo of this newlywed couple was taken at the foot of a walking bridge. Through researching dozens of stock photos, I was able to recreate the background landscape.
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Graphite Drawing
This Julius Caesar portrait study was in preparation for Andrea del Sarto's oil painting, "Triumph of Caesar".
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Colored Pencil Painting
The reference photo of the patron's son, daughter, and dog was taken against an all-white background.
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Gravity and White Chalk Drawing
This portrait of Marilyn Monroe was drawn from a free stock reference photo.
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Colored Pencil Painting
The reference photo of this painting was made available online for artists to practice and learn.
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"Art is the mythical life line uncoiling beauty fashioned by heroes from a primordial past.."


Commission Artwork

So far, most of my commissions have come from reference photographs supplied by my patrons. I am skilled at creating beautiful pictures from new and old photos of varying quality. My top priority is to complete your custom commissions like priceless phonograph records in a digital world.

My Art History

As a boy, I was a bit obsessed with drawing. My main themes were dinosaurs, religious figures, and cartoons. While drawing, I lost all sense of time. It was and is very much like the feeling of the same name described in one of my favorite books, Flow, written by Miahly Csikszentmihalyi.

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Spring, Rising From The Underworld – Lee Ann #2 – Colored Pencil on 15” by 22” Windsor Newton Water Color Paper See MoreSee Less
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Two Faces of Caroline – Colored Pencil on Heavy Paper See MoreSee Less
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First Commission in Color See MoreSee Less
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First Commission – Charcoal See MoreSee Less
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FACE OF THE DAMNED – graphite, heavyweight sketchbook paper See MoreSee Less
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FACE OF THE DAMNED – graphite on heavyweight sketchbook paper See MoreSee Less
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Muscle Study in Ink on Heavyweight Sketchbook Paper See MoreSee Less
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