Being a Philadelphia native, art is a common subject. My love for creating art began as a child and I have been obsessively honoring my skills ever since. Capturing the character and emotion of my subject has always been key. I am a professional self-taught artist specializing in hand drawn graphite a colored pencil portraits. I really enjoy working in all mediums-particularly prisma colored pencils, to express my interpretation of my subjects. You can see my artwork in private collectors home throughout the United States. To be able to take a blank piece of paper and transfer it to a captivating piece is an amazing process. Its about rendering the character and essence of my subject not merely creating a likeness. Portraiture fills me with a a sense of contentment and gives me a way to express my inner vision. As an artist it gives me great satisfaction knowing I can create something for someone to cherish for a lifetime.