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Jesus Ortega 

Jesus Ortega is an aspiring realist artist focused on representing the world around him. From an early age he saw capturing a person’s likeness as the ultimate test of skill. Throughout his school life he was mostly self-taught when it came to art. It wasn’t until his college years that he began developing his skills through figure drawing and painting courses. His current work is inspired by a combination of master portrait artists from the past and impressionist work. Primarily working with oil paint and chalk pastel. Whether capturing the heightened colors in a portrait or replicating the realistic colors in a landscape, he focuses on using his medium of choice to its fullest extent. In recent years he has found an affinity for plein air painting and now spends the summer months painting the local scenery outdoors.


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Portrait Drawings  and 
Landscape, Architectural
Painting Service!

       Service prices vary based on hours required, and materials to produce and customize your patriate or landscape. Because everything is customized we require a personal consultation at Dandelion Gallery & Studio or through Zoom!  Call  to book your consultation 224-440-8006 or schedule online.


       Service Price:    

  • Single subject portraits: 14” x 17” black and white charcoal or graphite               Base Price: $300

  •  Family portraits or multiple subjects drawing on 18” x 24"                                    Base price: $450   

  • Pet portraits in color chalk pastel starts: 9” x 12”                                                   Base Price:  $125

  • Landscape Paintings on 11" X 14" Quality Cotton Canvas                                   Base Price:  $300

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