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Hey everyone. Just wanted to say a big THANK-YOU for all the birthday well-wishes. :) I was looking through my gallery and noticed I've been a bit lazy with posting new stuff. I have a few new pieces that I just haven't gotten around to putting up yet, so I'll try to get to them in the next few days. I really appreciate all the comments and encouragement with my art, so thanks a lot. I hope the coming year will be a great one. :)
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Amber Jacobs
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Hi all. I'm starting to get a few pics in the gallery now, so here's Amber's little intro. I've been drawing all my life, gradually improving and learning new skills. Like many, I'm self-taught, so my style and skill-level are constantly evolving. I started out in graphite (which I still use a lot), but have more recently started exploring charcoal, pastels, water-colors and the like. DeviantART is the most amazing site, and it's a little intimidating posting my work with so many brilliant artists out there. I really appreciate your comments and's very validating. If anyone has a picture or person they'd like to suggest I try my hand at, by all means send me an email and I'll give it a look. Commission work is also very welcome. I should be posting new stuff every week or so, so don't be a stranger. :) ThanX.

Current Residence: Victoria, Australia
Favourite genre of music: Everything but rap.
Favourite style of art: Traditional Realism
Operating System: Windows 7
Favourite cartoon character: Kim Possible


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If anyone has a photo of a loved one, family member, or particular celebrity they think might make a nice piece of artwork, I'm available for commission work. :) Art makes for a great gift idea - personal, unique. and meaningful. Send me an email if you're interested...all you need is a good quality picture for me to work from. No deposit required, and if you don't like the finished product it won't cost you a penny.


A4 Portrait in Charcoal or graphite: $75AU + postage.
A3 Portrait in Charcoal or graphite: $100AU + postage.
Larger work and color portraits vary in price, depending on difficulty.


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leodaroy Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow Amber you are truly a brilliant artist. You have an amazing gallery. Love all of your works. Would you mind telling which tools do you use for your artworks. I mean what brand of charcoal, paper, anything else?  The way you use charcoal is just outstanding. 
amberj8 Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much. :) Glad you like my work. To answer your question, I use Artwerx charcoals for most of my work...they're about the cheapest charcoal pencils I can get, but I find them to be better than any others I've tried. I use blending stumps, tortillions and cotton balls for most of the shading.
leodaroy Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for replying Amber. 
Wow, absolutely brilliant work! You are fantastic! I wish I had some of your talent.
amberj8 Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much. :) Glad you like my work.
Happy B-day Amber! Happy Day Cutie QueenBirthday cake
dominika19 Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! :party:
ChrisWoottonArt Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthdat, I hope you have a great day :party:
ericstavros Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
happy birthday talented lady! Airborne
V-Redmond Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :)
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