~ Bio --> Van Beard, was born in Melrose Park, Ill.
He began drawing art at the age of 3 yrs. old. He is a naturally gifted
art genius with a stylized photo-realism similar to the great Black
painter Henry O Tanner. "Never having the priviledge to take art
lessons of any kind, I developed my gift of art by studying and observing
people and my surroundings". This has helped him develop his own
concept of shading and color schemes.
Van Beard states "This allowed me to truly paint what I see and
from my heart". He also reveals "when I paint everything is
not always textbook". Van Beard paints what he feels. His objective
is to "expose the world to my art, and share the gift that I have
been given". I think you will agree God, has given him quite a
unique and creative gift.
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