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Sherwin’s portraits are highly recognized for their excellence in realistic detail. The intricacies are fueled by inspiration and each stroke expresses the artist’s absolute vision. Mainly using graphite or ink, Ian will create a portrait that captures the emotion and spirit of the one(s) you love.

Ian has drawn over 500 portraits for clients worldwide, using various mediums, styles, and techniques. He is always experimenting. He has the want and intention to develop his knowledge to produce creations that are innovative, realistic, yet unique.

UPDATE!!! In 2012, Ian will demonstrate his creativity while advancing his skills! He has challenged himself with the ridiculous attempt to draw a self-portrait for every day of this year! He is determined to meet this goal and has not missed a day yet!

Check out the ‘Self-Portrait’ section of the Sherwin’s Gallery site.

Order your portraits of individuals, family members, friends, and even your favorite pet. Portrait services are available on location at Sherwin’s Gallery or private resident at-home options are available, too. Please contact Sherwin’s Gallery for pricing and details.

Have an Artsy Fartsy Birthday Party!
Have a fantastically fun time with fine arts at Sherwin’s Gallery and plan an Artsy Fartsy Birthday Party! Professional artist and Field Museum art program educator, Ian M. Sherwin, will produce a creatively entertaining and educational fine arts session tailored specifically for your birthday party needs! If you are turning 5 or 50, Sherwin’s Gallery will plan a birthday bash just for you! Several packages options available. Contact Sherwin’s Gallery.

The traditional art of origami, or ‘paper folding’, originated in 17th century Japan and wasn’t popularized outside of Japan until the mid-1900s. Since then, it has evolved into a world-wide modernized form of art, famous for its colorful paper, intricate designs, and multiple folds.

But did you know the act of folding origami helps develop the brain? To create origami, you must use both hands simultaneously, which helps the electrons flow through both the left and right hemisphere of the brain. This brain function is scientifically proven to help repair damaged cell structures and is considered amazing exercise for those looking for effective art therapy.

Ian M. Sherwin, professional artist and fine arts educator, taught himself the ancient art of origami while recovering from an accident that briefly paralyzed his creative career. During that time, he discovered that origami, which proved therapeutic to his mind, was also a source of nourishment for his creative and artistic soul.

Join Ian M. Sherwin as he shows you how to make the legendary ‘paper crane’ and other origami shapes, such as flowers, bugs and other animals. It’s for paper folders of all levels! Join the Program today! Classes offered for individual and group sessions of all ages.

Contact Sherwin’s Gallery to Join the next program.

Other Service
Are you looking for a specific subject matter, theme, or color scheme for a painting, drawing, mural, sculpture, or other ideas for works of art?

Talk to the artist today and get a no-obligation consultation and estimate. Contact Sherwin’s Gallery