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Paula Book An Artist


Chicago, United States

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Canvas art oil paintings of any kind!
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Aaron Carter
Moon Girl Farm
Brittany Book An Artist


Lyons, United States

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I really love working with others to bring their visions to life.
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Puppy portrait
Day of the dead portraits
Baby portrait
Small commissioned portrait
Josefien Book An Artist


Wilmette, United States

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Commissioned paintings! These are one of a kind paintings that celebrate elements that are specifically meaningful for people. The painting can contain up to 5 elements, for example: Sailing boats, red roses, a beloved pet, the city skyline of Chicago, a guitar. I then combine these elements into a coherent artwork. 2. Pet Portraits. I love animals and make digital pet portraits. These are hand drawn on my iPad, which takes je about 5 hours to complete. The medium I use is a combination of Aquarelle/Watercolor, 6B pencil, Gesinki Ink and Dry Brush. 3. Children’s Book Illustrations! I just finished illustration my first children’s book and am excited to work more in this field. I love playfulness, use rich, bright colors, and love the narrative power of illustration.
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Pet Portrait Kiran
Pet Portrait Jack
Pet Portrait  Igor
Pet Portrait Zep
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Portrait artists Chicago are known for their unique art skills that are often used to create custom designs and images. Pencil portrait artist jobs Chicago usually require an artist who uses traditional mediums such as greylead or coloured pencils. Whereas the best portrait tattoo artist may work with markers to create their design. Digital portrait artist jobs usually involve software such as Illustrator or PhotoShop. Many Chicago portrait artists are self-employed and can be hired to complete a range of projects. Scroll through Book An Artist to find the style that suits you and your project!