Crystal Deshaies

Freelance Book Illustrator & Architectural Illustrator

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Said "Please see my work at www.crystalpainter.com Go to the "Home and Garden Portraits" page as well as the "Winsome Portraits" page for portraiture"
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Said "April 22, 2013 I'm creating a Home and Garden Portrait for a big family in South Surrey. It is a surprise for the father and everyone has had input. It will include the coi pond with Blue Hero; two perspectives: the view looking into the garden, and looking from the patio under the umbrella; fritillarias, truilliums, irises Helleborus, blue poppies Arisaema, various rhodos, hummingbird, downy woodpecker, finches at feeder, chickadees....shall I go on ? And yes of course the family's three dogs. Compared to some, this is a simpler composition. It drawing will be finely resolved before I transfer it to 300lb Arches to be painted in watercolour"
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I work on commission creating Home and Garden Portraits. These are highly detailed to suit, and include loved ones, all your favourite flowers and plants species. They are typically done within a 30x40 format or 22x30. They are finely resolved and can include more than one "scene" or perspective. They have been described as "Your life in a Painting". My background as an architectural illustrator brought me into creating these very personalized Home and Garden Portraits. I have created these heirloom works of art for over 30 years. You can see my work at www.crystalpainter.com I have some experience with kids books illustration, and would love to do more. With the course in kid's book publishing I am taking at UBC, and my extensive experience working for clients, architects and some...
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada