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Glenn Keelan  Dublin, Ireland

'Eileen'
Polychromos Colored Pencils
'Glenn'
Polychromos Colored Pencils

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About Glenn


Glenn Keelan is an artist based in Dublin, Ireland.

He describes his work by saying, “I am intrigued by the human condition with all its imperfections and fragility; this is what motivates me to create my works which I intend to depict in a raw, fleshy, organic and unprocessed way. An early love for technical drawing has helped to fine tune my attention to detail. My initial reason for using pencils was because of the control that I could achieve, but now, having progressed with more self-confidence, I no longer feel the need to exercise control; instead I am now more equipped to experiment, explore and discover new possibilities within the medium.”


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5 reactions from the artist


Glenn Keelan
2014-05-22 @ 4:28 PM
Cheers Julie :) That is my aim with these portraits so I appreciate it when someone sees it so. Glenn

Glenn Keelan
2013-06-23 @ 2:42 PM
Thank you all for the feedback! The total time spent was roughly 1 week and 4 days. :)

Glenn Keelan via Facebook
2013-06-20 @ 11:16 AM
Big thank you guys for the feature on Artistaday. :)

glennjamesjohn
2013-06-20 @ 3:53 PM
I used Polychromos Colored Pencils on 300 g/m2 heavyweight paper.

glennjamesjohn
2013-06-20 @ 12:15 PM
All comments are very welcome. Good or bad. I appreciate the feedback folks :)

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Thank you for the appreciation & respect for the age. Your work is sincere, realistic, as well as emotional. Well done.

great

Phenomenal artwork!

Ridiculously amazing... I am in love... What is the total time spent on that one in the video?


brilliant bold brave brutal bountiful. i thank you for all that and more.


Wonderfully done!

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