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MattPhilleo

Freelance Drawer & Painter

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Aserak - Hired freelancer
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MattPhilleo - Modified profile
Joined the Illustration directory.
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Joined the Portrait Art directory.
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MattPhilleo - Modified profile
Joined the Book Illustration directory.
Over 30 days ago -
MattPhilleo - Modified profile
Update the following profile details: Phone Number, Website Url, and About Me
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MattPhilleo - Added portfolio item
30 x 40 Acrylic on Canvas, Commissioned Portrait
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16 x 20 Acrylic on Canvas, Commissioned Concept Art
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11 x 14 Colored Pencil on Illus. Board, Commissioned Portrait
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11 x 14 Acrylic on Canvas, Commissioned Portrait
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16 x 20 Acrylic on Panel, Commissioned Concept Art
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11 x 14 Pencil on Paper--Commissioned Concept Art
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16 x 20 Acrylic on Canvas Commissioned Concept Art
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Nicolette van Gendt - Over 30 days ago
I think you are a very gifted artist! I think you have one of the best portfolio's. Blessed by God!!!!!!!!
MattPhilleo - Over 30 days ago
Thank you Nicolette, God is good...He gives us all talents and they are a reflection of His incredible talent!
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11 x 14 Pencil on Illus. Board, Commissioned Portrait
Over 30 days ago -
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25" x 31" Acrylic on Linen, Commissioned Portrait from Photo
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Portraits By Torres - Over 30 days ago
wow! amazing!
Steve Hickman - Over 30 days ago
What realistic piece of work...Great!.
MattPhilleo - Over 30 days ago
Thank you, Steve! God has blessed me to be able to do this for a living!
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11 x 14 Acrylic on Canvas, Commissioned Concept Art
Over 30 days ago -
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Mikki Major - Over 30 days ago
nice
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"Perfect Servant," 24 x 30, Acrylic on Canvas
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Mikki Major - Over 30 days ago
awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! wow!
MattPhilleo - Over 30 days ago
Thanks, Mikki! Jesus is an awesome savior!
Portraits By Torres - Over 30 days ago
Another great one! wow
Nicolette van Gendt - Over 30 days ago
Fantastic!
Gregory Doroshenko - Over 30 days ago
Matt, I like your works! I believe that He was praying like that. I see Gods hand in your works.
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8 x 10 Acrylic on Canvas Portrait from Photo
Over 30 days ago -
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16 x 20 Acrylic on Canvas--Concept Art--Book Cover Illustration
Over 30 days ago -
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18 x 24 Acrylic on Linen (after Morgan Weistling's "Kissing the Face of God")
Over 30 days ago -
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Beena Khan - Over 30 days ago
very nice.
MattPhilleo - Over 30 days ago
Thank you, Beena.
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8 x 10 Acrylic on Canvas Portrait
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MattPhilleo - Modified profile
Upgraded to a Basic membership.
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MattPhilleo - Updated status
Said "Just entered a 14 x 17 drawing and an 11 x 14 painting into the 2014 Chippewa Valley Spring Art Show!"
Over 30 days ago -
MattPhilleo - Modified profile
Uploaded a new profile photo.
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11 x 14 Pencil on Paper--Commissioned Portrait from Photo
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Freehand Freelance Art &Wood Design - Over 30 days ago
Amazing works Matt
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11 x 14 Pencil Portrait
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About Me:
In 1991, when I was 14, I did my first paid commission: a pencil portrait for a friend of my mom. It took off from there. Since that time, I have done hundreds of paintings and drawings for clients. My goal has always been to completely satisfy and bring my client's vision alive, whether it be a portrait of a loved one or a unique concept they want illustrated.

I paint with several translucent layers of color to build up a richness and depth that gives the surface a glowing, effervescent quality. I approach drawing with a similar layered textural technique, using several directions of cross-hatching to enhance realism. While doing paintings and drawings for others, I thoroughly enjoy the process of collaborating with them to find out what they want, and then create an original work of...
Location
Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States