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Eden Ertle

Freelance Drawer & Children's Book Illustrator

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Tammy Mathieu - Gave 1 kudo
Said "I Love the Little Boy with the baseball cap. Well done! You have a way of capturing every detail." to Eden Ertle
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Noelle Ciara - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Hi Eden!!!! I love all these... especially the one with the lion and the lamb. All so beautiful!!!!!!! Love, Noelle :)" to Eden Ertle
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Marcia Jones - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Absolutely BEAUTIFUL artwork! You are a gifted artisit!!" to Eden Ertle
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Self portrait
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Little Boy
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L is for Lion and Lamb
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Watercolor landscape
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Watercolor still life
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John 11 pen and ink
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Charcoal still life on brown paper
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Watercolor still life
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About Me:
I have been teaching art since I graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. My students often ask me when I started drawing and I say, "when I could hold a pencil." I never remember a time when art wasn't a major part of my life, and I always admire the way children gravitate toward it. Picasso said, "Every child is an artist, the problem is to remain one once he grows up." I have found that even in my adult life I need art and creative expression the way a child does.
The media I work in includes pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, acrylics and watercolor. My faith influences the subject matter I create. My recent work includes charcoal drawings on brown paper of self portraits and still lifes, watercolors of my travels to Mexico, and pen and ink drawings that incorporate portions...
Location
Pasadena, Maryland, United States