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It’s easy to make a painting look like paint, but it’s much harder to make a painting that pulls in a viewer so completely that he feels the heat of sun on his neck and the sand in his shoes. ~ James Gurney.


About Me


I’m a self-taught artist who is in love with fantasy illustrations and nature representations, with a current focus on underwater scenery and sea life. Traditional mediums of choice include oil colors, acrylics, watercolors, charcoal, and graphite pencils (both wood and mechanical). My favorite of the lot for painting being the oils, using brands like Winsor & Newton Artists’ Oil Colors, Utrecht Artists’ Colors, and Michael Harding colors. My favorite brushes are from Rosemary & Co. As for digital illustrations and photo editing my main weapon is Photoshop, along with Blender3D if any 3D work is required. Feel free to browse through my portfolio here, but if you wish to explore my day-to-day content like sketches, progress shots, creepy selfies and more you may visit my social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram.
Thank you for viewing my work.





Exhibitions


ENDANGERED: Art4Apes Fine Art and Photography Exhibition

Nov 1, 2020 through Dec 31, 2020
www.art4apes.com


Focus on Nature XIV

December 3, 2016 through April 9, 2017
the New York State Museum and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/fon


Atlanta Arab Fest art show, April 2014





Memberships & Associations


  • Member of The American Society of Marine Artists
  • Associate member of Oil Painters of America
  • Member of the Milwaukee Art Museum


Awards & Honors

  • Winner- World Illustration Challenge by Grafolio – 2016







Publications That Include My Work

American Art Collector Mag.

May 2020 | featured in the “Wild & Free” special section.


Art of Blender

vol:1


Expose 11


Frankie Fiddlesticks,

Where’s the Hamster?










All artwork © 2021 Alhaitham Jassar