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Jennifer Crenshaw - Freelance Fantasy Art & Creative Writing
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Hello and welcome to my page. I started drawing at a young age, as most artists seem to do. Which is generally around the time one could pick up a pen or pencil and scribble. Most of my inspiration for drawing came from my mother, who got me into the world of Fantasy Designs. My major specialities are in the concept art for creatures that I've drawn in the past over the many years that I've...
Alexandria, Virginia, United States

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