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I've been drawing since I was a very small child and I've always enjoyed it. I have never done much but fill my sketch books, but a few years back I gathered up the courage to share it with the world. 

All art is for sale just contact me if you are interested. 




SOLD


Tin Fin original art (pencil/ink)

Acrylic on canvas, pour painting background

Acrylic on canvas, pour painting background


Pencil and Ink

 fluid background - acrylic on canvas

acrylic on canvas - sold

Acrylic on canvas


Sketch book - Prismacolor and ink


Watercolor pencils and ink

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