Myles Murphy's football portrait for his first year at Clemson University as a defensive end. This commissioned portrait is on the back of a black jacket owned by Lauren Jackson, Myles' girlfriend.
Iridescent and metallic acrylic paint give this show off peacock a subtle glimmer. Original available for purchase.
16x20 Acrylic on Canvas, Commissioned piece Signed Jae
8x10 Colored Pencil on Paper Signed Jae
Sometimes, I get commission requests that are so cool and different that I just have to take them, even if they are a departure from my typical work. This was one such case. Myles Murphy, a high school senior and football phenom at Hillgrove High in Powder Springs, near Atlanta, Georgia, is dating Lauren, the… Continue reading Custom Football Memorabilia
9x12 colored pencil on Bristol Signed Jae
This is my first human figure drawing. I will be doing more humans. 9x12 Colored Pencil on Black Bristol Signed Jae
Although this is an unusually macabre subject for me, it has its poignancy. In 2016, I visited Paris and toured the catacombs beneath the city. The skeletons of six million people -- the contents of several cemeteries and churches, victims of the plague and French Revolution, and victims of other natural and, often obviously unnatural,… Continue reading One in Six Million
My sweet daughter, after losing her first tooth, inspired me to commit her face to paper. Her face was glowing and sweet and she pushed her tongue through the newfound hole in her mouth. Her hair freshly washed and smelling sweet. Moments like this are the most important to remember. 9x12 Graphite on paper. Signed… Continue reading First Tooth Loss
This lovely portrait commissioned for a quinceañera was a pleasure to portray in light colored spring colors in watercolor. Quinceañeras are birthday celebrations of the Mexican culture that celebrate a young girl's graduation to womanhood, and are marked with a large party, lavish dresses, dancing and music, and are a very special occasion for every… Continue reading Quinceañera Portrait