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James Franssen

Freelance Portrait Artist & Illustrator

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Freehand Freelance Art &Wood Design - Gave 1 kudo
Said "You are a marvel at your skills" to James Franssen
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Freehand Freelance Art &Wood Design - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Kudos and hoping the best for you and yours" to James Franssen
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James Franssen - Modified profile
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James Franssen - Added portfolio item
Latest drawing of Eva
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Portrait Art portfolio item
Keaf Holliday - Over 30 days ago
Great...
James Franssen - Added portfolio item
A charcoal portrait of a local cowboy.
Over 30 days ago -
Portrait Art portfolio item
Keaf Holliday - Over 30 days ago
Nailed it...
Freehand Freelance Art &Wood Design - Over 30 days ago
fantastic
Em Gee - Gave 1 kudo
Said "/Absolutely love your masterful Black/whites....Excellent skills as always James." to James Franssen
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Kimberly Williams - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Thank you for the kudos!" to James Franssen
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Freehand Freelance Art &Wood Design - Gave 1 kudo
Said "I like your style" to James Franssen
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James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Thank you, your work is great!
Freehand Freelance Art &Wood Design - Over 30 days ago
Good morning, Mr Talant, thank you as well.
James Franssen - Added portfolio item
A charcoal drawing of Eva with her cello
Over 30 days ago -
Portrait Art portfolio item
Janet Bradley - Over 30 days ago
Very strong and sensitive!
James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Thanks Janet =)
Janet Bradley - Over 30 days ago
Passionate collection you have created, wonderful!
Summer House - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Beautiful work! :)" to James Franssen
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Zachary Jones - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Awesome" to James Franssen
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James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Thank you, Zachary!
Zachary Jones - Over 30 days ago
Yes, Art is a given peace that creates a nirvana for our soul. And yours is in you.
James Franssen - Modified profile
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Em Gee - Gave 1 kudo
Said "That magnificent horse....Where is he James....and always a delight to stop by to view your mastery. My portfolio looked like yours when I was away....and only the 5 upfront:)) I shall have to walk down the wall and find him...He is the ONE!!!!! Ever amazed at your artworks. My sister just arrived from the coast and is totally in awe of your brilliant artworks...I found him down the wall and she loved him too...Always stunning artworks:))" to James Franssen
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Caroline Zina - Gave 1 kudo
Said "I decided to visit your portfolio, and I'm sure glad I did! AMAZING, you're work is so, original, there's something I feel that goes really deep when I look at it, like it has a lot of soul in it....good job!!" to James Franssen
Over 30 days ago -
James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Thank you very much, Pokit! I've always loved your work!
Caroline Zina - Over 30 days ago
wow! thank you sooo much!! that feels so good to hear from someone's art I love and respect.
Janet Bradley - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Kudos for James beautiful work! ;--)" to James Franssen
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Em Gee - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Always get a great feeling of inspiration looking at your beautiful artworks James!!" to James Franssen
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Janet Bradley - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Awesome rendering James, you have a mean pencil!" to James Franssen
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James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Thank you very much Janet! Your work is quite beautiful.
Janet Bradley - Over 30 days ago
Thank you James, as yours is stunning!
Andy Kuhn - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Impressive work, James!" to James Franssen
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James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Thank you very much Andy!
James Franssen - Added portfolio item
A charcoal drawing I did of my Mom's dog for Mother's day
Over 30 days ago -
Animal Illustration portfolio item
Dominion Multimedia LLC - Over 30 days ago
CUTE!
Janet Bradley - Over 30 days ago
Hahaha, adorable!
Em Gee - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Thanks for the Kudos James...ever a joy to visit your beautiful works:))" to James Franssen
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Summer House - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Thanks for the kudos :)" to James Franssen
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Em Gee - Gave 1 kudo
Said "WOW!! You are the master of Charcoal James....Your portfolio is just spellbinding and moves me along with everybody who views the stunning beauty that you encapture!! Truly your artwork is magical and we all are completely enchanted!! And yes there is the drudge of the mud to get to the mountain top....I so beleve in the same philosophy!! Wishing you all the best with that James!!" to James Franssen
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James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Well thank you so much Em! =)
Em Gee - Over 30 days ago
Thank you for the delight and wonder of soul and spirit pouring from your stunning artworks....Soo beautiful:))
James Franssen - Added portfolio item
A charcoal drawing of Jasper
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Animal Illustration portfolio item
Em Gee - Over 30 days ago
Awww!! Jasper is gorgeous and the usual GREAT artwork:))
Chrissie - Over 30 days ago
Your work is amazing!
Alan Gee - Gave 1 kudo
Said "Really do absolutely love your work James - it's ace" to James Franssen
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James Franssen - Over 30 days ago
Thank you, sir
James Franssen - Added portfolio item
This was my first attempt at drawing with charcoal. It was done back in 1989 while looking at a skeleton in the middle of the room.
Over 30 days ago -
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Portrait Art
Illustration
About Me:
I specialize in charcoal portraits of people, animals, buildings, and landscapes. My background has had me involved with creating artwork and technical editing for computer games and computer animation, and I've been on a team that has released 3 professional titles for the PC while working at Dynamix (a division of Sierra). I've found creating traditional art to be more fulfilling and less susceptible to the political backstabbing often found in a professional environment.

I have recently become interested in creating visual special effects for use with the Kinect and dance productions. This means I have taken up the task of learning how to program, which isn't much fun. But sometimes you have to drudge through the mud to get to the mountain top.

I'll draw it for $500
Location
Eugene, Oregon, United States