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ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Norman Drake resides in Rocky River, Ohio with his wife and fellow illustrator Valerie.

A graduate of Cooper School of Art in 1973, Norman worked as a graphic designer at American Greetings for over 25 years. There he won a career achievement award in 1992 before retiring years later.

While working in the corporate world Norman enjoyed exploring photography and portraiture on the side. He experimented with painting digitally and grew skills as a digital illustrator over the years.

After retiring, he started his second career  as a digital illustrator creating yourpreciousportraits.com.


THINKING OF COMMISSIONING A PORTRAIT?

Know that paintings are so much more dramatic and warmer than photographs. Where photos catch a moment, paintings catch a dream.

Check out the links to the other pages listed to get ideas, pricing, and means of contacting me.


Hope to hear from you...