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Jill-Ann Cherofsky passionately pursues the art of fine portraiture designing portraits of striking beauty and accuracy. To her, the highest achievement is not simply in the creation of a great portrait but in achieving an excellent likeness and capturing the subjects personality.

The Artist feels that there is nothing more intriguing or challenging then capturing the life, heart and soul of a subject, and she rises to the occasion. 

The examples below are used by permission.  Click on the thumbnails to view a larger version and explore the lovely details...

 

Valentines Commission

This loving relationship is heartwarming. 


8x10
Graphite Pencil on Plate Paper

 

Ruby

This portrait celebrates his graduation from the police academy.

11x14 Graphite Pencil on Plate Paper

Trick or Treat

This Halloween pumpkin is covered with autumn leaves.


8x10 Graphite Pencil on Plate Paper

 

Bride

The eyes tell the whole story of her bright energy and enthusiasm.

11x14 Graphite Pencil on Plate Paper

 

Christina

I worked from several photos of Christina. She had such a look of wonder in each one, and that is what I tried to capture.

8x10 Graphite Pencil on Plate Paper

 

C&K

This happy couple is celebrating their engagement.  Congratulations to the lucky couple! 


9x12 Graphite Pencil on Plate Paper

 

M. M.

The silvery shimmer of her metallic dress makes for a dynamic portrait.  


8x10 Graphite Pencil on Plate Paper

 
 
Color Portraits