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Artist Terry Weisenfeld


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Biography


Terry Weisenfeld started sketching rough pencil drawings of ancient buildings during his training as an architect at Virginia Tech in the late 70's/80's Interests in European architecture and the old building crafts used in timber-framed structures, influenced him in the development of the media skills used today in his custom architectural renderings. 
   In his early sketches, he found that finished pencil works did not reproduce the subtle nuances of graphite in the reproduction process for prints. By trial and error, Terry discovered that the more exacting and permanent medium of pen & ink replicated the true likeness of the original art, and offered a better process for developing and expanding the series of prints he sold at juried art shows and festivals.
   Terry's subject matter and style is heavily influenced by the old art and craft of etching. He began to develope the look and style of his art while living in Germany during his years of service as a pilot in the United States Air Force. 
 Upon his return to the United States, he began to render illustrations from old black & white photo plates found in the books collected during his travels through Great Britain and Germany.These source images became the basis for his current series of prints. The prints were originally offered at art shows in Central Texas during the mid 90's when his business was known as" Our House Architectural Art". Terry competed in different art competitions, and attended and sold art at festivals where he won several awards for "Best in Drawing." 
   He completed a finished a commissioned work for the Glenn Garden CC in Fort Worth, Texas, that was signed and approved by golf legends Byron Nelson & Ben Hogan and currently is displayed in the club's historical collection.
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