Featured Artist – John Creekmore

Artist Portfolio Magazine

Featured Artist

John Creekmore – Fairborn, OH

I’ve been an artist since the age of ten but I didn’t discover myself until recently. Although I’ve had art courses and training in Commercial Art, Technical Illustration and The Dayton Art Institute I had a family to look after so at the age of 27 I walked away from art to put food on the table. Five years ago a good friend convinced me to step back up to it for his cigar box guitar business, I was unsure of doing so I hadn’t done any art in so long. But it came back so quickly and I realized what was missing from my life, art makes me happy and complete. Then I slowly discovered my own technique of pencil and white acrylic and how I could come back to realism in that fashion. To be able to bring the eyes of my subjects to life brought back a thrill to my art that I hadn’t known before. Now I wish to share it with the world.

 Chester Bennington Medium Pencil/acrylic/colored pencil Size 11" x 14"

Chester Bennington
Pencil/acrylic/colored pencil
11″ x 14″
 "Lady from Hades"/ww2 squadron nose art Medium mixed media/ with digital lettering Size 11" x 14"

“Lady from Hades”/ww2 squadron nose art
mixed media/ with digital lettering
11″ x 14″
 Sandra Medium pen & ink/colored pencil/acrylic Size 11" x 14"

pen & ink/colored pencil/acrylic
11″ x 14″
 Thirst Medium colored pencil/acrylic/pencil Size 11" x 14"

colored pencil/acrylic/pencil
11″ x 14″

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