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Kenneth Monaghan
"Bringing The Outdoors In"
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Kenneth Monaghan
joplin , Missouri - United States
Drawings - Nature

For me, art is more than a hobby; it’s a way of life. It acts as the lens through which I view the world. I began drawing seriously in high school when I “accidentally” discovered my talent via a mandatory design fundamentals class. I blew the bricks off that class, and was thirsty for more. I continued on studying to the full extent that my school offered two dimensional art, advanced drawing, graphic design, digital photography, black and white photography and art history.
Over time I found my niche in realism depicting the natural world. Mostly because I have always been an outdoors enthusiast and avid hunter, so it was just logical that such a subject would yet cease to intrigue me. I love drawing an animal or scenery using black & white in painstaking detail. I am able to put a custom contrast on the subject and emphasize something that your average viewer may overlook in a photograph or color picture. For example the way fur runs and follows the contours of a wolf’s face...
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Pencil Artist
So, I'm new here to Artist Sites but I have been a pencil artist for about 5 years now. I currently have work on display locally here in the Joplin area, and in Lebennon, Missouri.

Lone Wolf - pencil - 8 x 10 - $150.00

Rene Young
2011-10-06 09:36:05
Awesome detail! I am also new here so if you have the time check out my artwork and let me know what you think. Have a great day! Rene
Dee May
2011-06-17 15:22:12
nice work
Liz C
2010-02-19 10:48:02
Very nice detail in your work.
Muqeet Danawala
2009-06-07 02:40:25
Good Work! Vry Nice...

Muqeet Danawala...
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