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Serguei Zlenko

Helinski, Finland

35+ Years Experience

"Whether exercising his extraordinary prowess for unusually stirring portraiture, defining the uniquely elegant flavors of ballet, providing the viewer a sense of presence in his chosen landscape or capturing fanciful whims of human imagination with charm and warmth, Serguei Zlenko characteristically delivers scenes of striking depth and passion. The delicate grace of his tunings of detail, the bold fervor of movement apparent in the strokes with which he enunciates the spirit of an implied motional nature in figures at rest and a fierce regard for the attributes and demands of light define the signature traits of style in Zlenko's paintings."

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Khazal Fawaz

Hockessin, Delaware, USA

25+ Years Experience

"Art is my passion, I find my self when I paint, when I mix the colors and when I start my first touch. I feel my self outside this world with each brush strike. I like to see the happiness on the face of each person that I draw. I hope that my art quality will be appreciated by you."

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Margaret Chen

Foster City, California, USA

20+ Years Experience

"Acrylic portrait painter Portraits with abstract elements and some textures from brushworks. Contemporary and modern artworks."

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Sanaz Daghighi

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

25+ Years Experience

"I have a particular focus on Pastels and Oil Colors, which I use to continue to develop my artworks and bring to life new visions through my art. I am inspired by nature and the magic people show through their art. I am committed to hard work and practice, and by the opportunities for learning and beauty, each new day brings."

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There are over 500 trusted artists registered on MadeMay of varying prices. The total cost incorporates the size of your project, artist’s time & expertise to create it, materials used (such as the canvas and paint), and shipping. 

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What kind of custom paintings & drawings can I get?

The beauty of customization is that you can get any artwork personalized for you! The most popular are portrait paintings of people and pets, but you can also get custom abstracts, replicas of originals, home portraits, and anything your mind can conceive! 

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