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Portraits in ink, pencil, oils etc!


100 per unit - Virtual OK - Posted Aug 14, 2016

I'll complete a portrait in one of the media listed below. I can do this using a hi-resolution digital photo of your choice. With this option, I'd be emailing you a scan of the finished piece. (Will happily mail the original for negotiable simbi.)

Please contact me for examples of my work, including side-by-side comparisons of photos and completed artworks.

Media Available (In order of decreasing detail): Oil pastel, chalk pastel, ink, pencil
Sizes Available: 13", 20", 25"

Training & Qualifications

I have sold twelve commissioned portraits to date; all to happy customers willing to give recommendations.

I've studied art on my own time, both with my father (a professional portraitist) and at the American Art Gallery's Luce Center.

Availability & Preferences

Currently booked up! See you in late Summer!

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Jenn

Nov 12, 2016
Jennifer was a pleasure to work with! She gave me an excellent description of what she was looking for in my design work, and enough creative freedom have fun with it. She's also an incredibly talented artist herself, I highly recommend her for any portraiture work. Would definitely work with her again in the future!show more
Oct 03, 2016
Jennifer put a lot of care and effort into her painting of my cat and used a blend of colors I wouldn't have even thought of! She was also very accom...modating about the delivery. She was open to making adjustments to the final product, but of course none needed to be made because it was perfect! I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting a painting, whether human or more
Aug 30, 2016
I loved the piece that she created for me. I would recommend them totally!
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Mar 16, 2017
Always good to work with Jennifer! Even if I'm being annoying with my verb tenses.
Virgil provided Help with Skype Conversations in French for Jenn
Mar 06, 2017
Jennifer is now able to describe in detail her Sunday work out practices. And rules for when her dog is allowed to lick his paws or climb on the couch.... Patience pays off! show more
Virgil provided Help with Skype Conversations in French for Jenn
Feb 27, 2017
I can always vouch for Jennifer's patience and for her dog's slightly crazy behavior during our Skype sessions.
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Feb 05, 2017
Jennifer was a fantastic communicator & was very friendly to work with. I hope to do another deal soon!
Virgil provided Help with Skype Conversations in French for Jenn
Nov 14, 2016
Great as usual!
Virgil provided Help with Skype Conversations in French for Jenn
Nov 06, 2016
In this episode of Learning French, Jennifer showed her unshakeable fierceness in the face of adversity. I sent her a podcast of French teenagers spea...king too fast and too furious about Tungsten, and she did everything she could to take an interest to the subject matter. Jokes aside, it's always a pleasure to speak with Jennifer, a dedicated language learner. show more
Virgil provided Help with Skype Conversations in French for Jenn
Oct 16, 2016
Jennifer not only keeps up with my unpredictable rescheduling, but also manages to drastically underestimate her level of French. I wish such a studen...t on all language teachers. show more


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About Jenn Garvin

I am currently living in the DC area, building a non-profit that aims to eradicate hunger by offering free online food education and training. At The Dirt Society, I'm developing learning modules on s...ubjects like biology, ecology, processing, and sustainable agriculture. This includes producing podcasts, writing tutorials, and editing a video blog set to air in 2017. Specialties: Natural sciences, multimedia education, conservation of goods and funds, reducing waste, writing, editing, proofing, planning, and creative problem solving. Languages include English (native,) Twi-Ewe (proficient,) French (currently developing,) and Spanish (elementary.)show more

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