About

“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.

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

  • 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

Online Stores

You can now visit my Displate store and purchase metal prints of my illustrations!

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Publications that include my work

American Art Collector Mag. May 2020 | featured in the “Wild & Free” special section.
Expose 11
Art of Blender vol:1
Frankie Fiddlesticks, Where’s the Hamster?