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Larry "L.Jay" Patterson

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© COMMISSIONED CARICATURE PORTRAIT I enjoyed drawing this one. I hope to do more like this soon.
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© HANDS OF PRAYER Graphite This 3rd original drawing was later commisssioned as a tattoo for a friend. It had nothing to do with the two books I mentioned previously. Only in concept does it appear to be similar.
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© THE WESTERN WALL Graphite This 2nd drawing was for the same friend/author, but a different book. The book was titled "Beginning Of Sorrow's: Chronicles of the End Times - Book I". I believe it was used on a reprint.
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© JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM Graphite This original drawing was commissioned as a book cover for a self-published book for a dear friend/author of mine. The book was titled "Sorrow's Spawn: Chronicles of the End Times - Book II". After publication, I exhibited it at a local art show in my community, along with two other works.
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© CHILDREN'S FAMILY PORTRAIT Graphite I enjoyed drawing this one. I hope to do more commissions soon.
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© CONDOLEZZA RICE Ballpoint Early in her first term. A little bit of a sourpuss.
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© RICHARD PRYOR Ballpoint I drew this the day he died...without a photo reference. I think it came out O.K.
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© MIHAI EMINESCU Marker I did this a few years ago in 2008. It was part of an international contest. I don't think I won.
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SUPER SCULPY Just some Creepy Faces I'm working on.
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© THE COMIC VS. THE CARTOON Brush Pen Marker
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Larry has been drawing forever since his early childhood, mostly cartoons and comics, then later to the traditional areas of fine arts, sculpture, painting and other visual art mediums.
He was a student of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture at The Arts High School of Visual and Performing Arts in Newark, NJ. He has studied Life Drawing and Anatomy at The Arts Students League of New York, Terra Cotta Sculpture at The Educational Art Alliance of New York, and Figure Drawing at The Yard School of Art in Montclair, NJ.
He has had numerous teaching opportunities, first as an Artist-in-Residence in Newark's 15th Avenue Public School, then as an Art Instructor at the Monmouth County Teen Arts Festivals (2004, 2005 and 2007).
He has taught workshops in Cartooning, Pen and Ink Drawing, and Stone...
Location
Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States