About

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Who

My mom loves telling the stories of how I used to draw all over the walls when I was a kid.  And when she got me away from the walls, I would find a way to draw all over my legs.  Eventually, I started drawing on paper.  I also played a lot outside in the marshes in Virginia Beach.  I started drawing all the fish in the Chesapeake Bay, turtles, snakes, and various critters that crawled in our backyard.  Virginia Beach wildlife continues to be where I draw my inspiration

I started doing drawings for friends and family in high school and college.  During college, I decided to pursue being an exhibiting artist in shows around the area.  I've been shows for a couple years now and have enjoyed sharing my creations with you!

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What

Original works are color pencil drawings, mounted on spray painted wood, and sealed with acrylic and resin.  No need for frames!

I also have 50 limited edition prints on Moab natural white paper of selected drawings once they are sold.  I use a giclée printing company and I sign and number the back. Prints come in a standard mat and can be easily switched out if needed.

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How

I primarily use Prisma color pencils for drawing.  I also have Caran 'd Ache, Derwent, and Faber Castell pencils. 

Once I'm done drawing, I use an Xacto knife to cut the drawings out.  The wood is primed and spray painted before the cut out is glued down.  Lastly, I do several layers protective coats of acrylic and/or resin.

Where and When

Majority of the shows I sell at are in Southeast Virginia (Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News), or Northern Virginia (Arlington, Alexandria).  You can see my upcoming shows on the Home page.

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