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Kap - Freelance Painting, Children's Book Illustration, Portrait Art, & Sculpting
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5.0
4 Skills
$15
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Buffalo, New York, United States
Thaddeus Daruszka - Freelance Portrait Art & Animal Illustration
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5.0
2 Skills
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Life long artist born and raised in Buffalo, New York. Ive been drawing ever since I was old enough to pick up a crayon, and my entire life I always knew I wanted to be a professional artist. I am fully self taught with the exception of studying and receiving a diploma in Advertising Arts during high school. I illustrate a wide range of subject matter but specialize in drawing portraits/people...
Buffalo, New York, United States

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