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Artist Zachery Elletson


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Biography


From an early age Zac had a knack for creativity, always drawing and constructing on paper or building for hours with Legos. His aptitude for drawing blossomed when he started copying Calvin & Hobbes comic strips and drawing them from memory. His curiosity and independent nature grew with age, learning to play drums, guitar, skateboarding, and snowboarding. He didn't start taking art seriously until his mid twenties. 
 
From 2009 to 2012, he sacrificed all other interests to study intensely with in the 19th century Atelier method of drawing & painting. While his approach to painting is grounded in the principles of the late 19th century representational masters, he is also influenced by contemporary artists, techniques, and subjects. He constantly strives for excellence in his work, believing that art reaches its highest form with a combination of high skill, personal vision, and idealized form. Standing on a firm ground of time-tested techniques has enabled Zac to create proficient work while continuing evolve and grow as an artist.
 
Majoring in photography in college and later working professionally as a graphic designer, Zac utilizes all the skill sets he's obtained to share his vision in paint.
 
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