Portfolio: Graphite Pencil Drawings by Zahradka Art

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Catalog of Graphite Pencil Drawings
Title / Description Medium Category Year
Napolean Napolean

Portrait of Napolean Bonapare. Done in graphite. The original is 11"x14" and is available framed at $200

Graphite PencilHistorical2015
Jefferson Jefferson

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson. Done in graphite pencil. Original is 11" x 14" and is available for sale framed at $200

This original artwork (14" high x 11" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2015
King Geaorge King Geaorge

Portrait of King George the III of England. Done in Graphite 11" x 14" Original is available framed at $200

Graphite PencilHistorical2015
Jackson Jackson

Portrait of Andrew Jackson showing him before becoming President. Done in graphite pencil the original is 11" x 14" and is available for sale framed at $200

This original artwork (14" high x 11" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2015
Mother Mother's Kiss

Drawing created for a client. graphite on bristol

Graphite PencilPortrait2014
Sheltie Sheltie

A commissioned drawing of a beloved pet.

Graphite PencilAnimal2012
Portrait of Chris Portrait of Chris

Drawing created for a client based on several snapshots.

Graphite PencilPortrait2012
Marie Curie Marie Curie

Portrait of Marie Curie. Famous scientist and Nobel Prize winner. Portrait is in pencil on bristol board.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2011
H.G. Wells H.G. Wells

Portrait of HG Wells, famous science fiction author. Portrait is pencil on bristol board.

Graphite PencilHistorical2011
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare

A drawing I created based on the recently discovered Cobbe portrait of William Shakespeare. Though the original portrait is still debated, I do not think one can imagine a better image of the Poet.

This original artwork (20" high x 17" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2010
Master Nishiyama Master Nishiyama

Portrait of Master Nishiyama.

Graphite PencilPortrait2009
Sensei Fusaro Sensei Fusaro

Portrait of Karate Sensei Robert Fusaro, whose dojo is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Graphite PencilPortrait2009
Master Nishiyama 2 Master Nishiyama 2

2nd portrait of Karate master Nishiyama.

Graphite PencilPortrait2009
Portrait of a Family Portrait of a Family

Portraits done in pencil. A blended family with 5 children into hockey. Taken from a small snapshot and worked into a long linear work of art.

Graphite PencilPortrait2009
Past and Present Past and Present

A Daughter had this commissioned for her father. Using existing photos, we combined two images. The recent photo in the foreground, and an older image of the father as a young man faded in the background.

Graphite PencilPortrait2008
Master Funakoshi Master Funakoshi

Portrait of Gichin Funakoshi, Funakoshi is the founder of modern Shotokan Karate. He developed the style and teaching methods still in use today.

Graphite PencilHistorical2008
Siblings Siblings

Portrait of brother and younger sister. We worked from photos supplied by the parent. Worked to create a feeling of love and caring between the two children

Graphite PencilPortrait2008
Twins Twins

A portrait of two smiling young girls wearing coveralls and striped shirts. In graphite pencil.

Graphite PencilPortrait2007
Gavin Gavin

Cheerful portrait of a bubbly young boy. In graphite pencil.

Graphite PencilPortrait2007
Annie Oakley Annie Oakley

Portrait of Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey), the famous sharpshooter and touring member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show from 1885 until 1901.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2006
Jules Verne Jules Verne

Portrait of pioneering science fiction author Jules Verne, the writer behind classic novels Journey to the Center of the Earth, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days. Popularly known as the "Father of Science Fiction."

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2006
Charles Dickens Charles Dickens

Portrait of famous Victorian author Charles Dickens. Author of "Our Mutual Friend", "David Copperfield" and the creator of characters such as the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge, among many others.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2006
Houdini Houdini

Portrait of famous magician and escape artist Harry Houdini. The Hungarian-born magician is widely considered the greatest escapologist ever, but also gained great fame from his efforts in debunking spirit mediums!

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2006
Luna Luna

Goddess sitting on the crescent of the moon.

This original artwork (24" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2006
New Hat New Hat

A baby fairy has the top of an acorn for a new hat.

This original artwork (14" high x 11" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2006
Mark Twain Mark Twain

Portrait of author Mark Twain, the curmudgeonly American author also known by his birth name, Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Best known for his novels "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and it's companion "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", but also well known for biting wit and incisive satire.

This original artwork (20" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2006
The Piper The Piper

Portrait of highland bagpiper from turn of the century.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2006
Gandhi Gandhi

Portrait of Mohandas Gandhi, also known as Mahatma - "great soul." Mahatma Gandhi was the author of the non-violent philosophy Satyagraha, a philosophy of passive, peaceful resistance to evil.

Graphite PencilHistorical2006
Mother and Child Mother and Child

Portrait of young mother and her baby.

Graphite PencilPortrait2006
Tortoise Tortoise

Commissioned portrait of a pet tortoise named Angus.

Graphite PencilPortrait2006
Wedding Couple Wedding Couple

Portrait of newlyweds at Renaissance Faire.

Graphite PencilPortrait2006
At Play At Play

A proud father fairy holds his laughing baby over his head

This original artwork (12" high x 9" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2005
Beginnings Beginnings

A beautiful pregnant fairy.

This original artwork (12" high x 9" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2005
Captivating Captivating

A fairy in the woods leans on a tree inviting us to play.

This original artwork (24" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2005
Enchanting Enchanting

A beautiful young fairy with piercing eyes.

This original artwork (18" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2005
First Flight First Flight

A baby fairy tries out his wings.

This original artwork (12" high x 9" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2005
Out for a Ride Out for a Ride

Two young fairies out for a ride on a caterpillar

Graphite Pencil on Bristol BoardFairy Tale2005
Scale Model Scale Model

A small lizard like dragon. Preliminary design for reprimand.

This original artwork (9" high x 12" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2005
Snug Snug

A mothe fairy holds her little baby fairy in her lap.

This original artwork (12" high x 9" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2005
Wacky Chickens Wacky Chickens

A pair of Rennaisance clowns dressed as chickens.

Graphite PencilCharacter2005
Wounded Lion Wounded Lion

A portrait of Don Quixote

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2005
Wedding 1959 Wedding 1959

Portrait of wedding couple from 1959.

Graphite PencilPortrait2005
Renaissance Man Renaissance Man

Portrait of renaissance man with pie hat.

Graphite PencilPortrait2005
Audrey Audrey

Portrait of young girl

Graphite PencilPortrait2005
Sisters Sisters

Portrait of 3 sisters. We were able to have a sitting with these sisters and work with a combination of photos to create the work of art.

Graphite PencilPortrait2005
King George King George

Portrait of the King of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.

This original artwork (" high x " wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilPortrait2005
Grandson Grandson

Portrait of young child

Graphite PencilPortrait2005
Grandfather Grandfather

Portrait of older man

Graphite PencilPortrait2005
The Mayor The Mayor

Portrait of Mayor from Minnesota Renaissance Festival.

This original artwork (18" high x 24" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2005
Albert Einstein Albert Einstein

Albert sits with his hands clasped in front of him, looking both thoughtful and knowing

This original artwork (16" high x 20" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2004
Amelia Amelia

Portrait of Amelia Earhart

This original artwork (24" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilHistorical2004
Buccaneer Buccaneer

Classic pirate with pistol, sash and sneer.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2004
Catnap Catnap

A small kitten is trying to sleep on a wreath of ivy.

Graphite PencilAnimal2004
Charming Charming

A baby fairy lies on an oak leaf.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2004
Enlightened Enlightened

A wizard with long white hair and beard holds in his hand a glowing orb.

This original artwork (24" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2004
Fascinating Fascinating

A baby fairy lies on a maple leaf and plays with it's toes.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2004
Hubert Humphrey Hubert Humphrey

Portrait of Hubert Humphrey. Senator from Minnesota and Vice President.

Graphite PencilHistorical2004
Mischief.jpg Mischief.jpg

A young fairy sits on top of a poisonous mushroon.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2004
Mr. Lincoln Mr. Lincoln

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Graphite PencilHistorical2004
Nestling Nestling

A baby fairy is in a birds nest.

Graphite Pencil on Bristol BoardFairy Tale2004
Shades of Gray Shades of Gray

Close up of a wolfs face with soulful eyes.

This original artwork (16" high x 20" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilAnimal2004
Dragonlord Dragonlord

A warrior in fur and chainmail with a large dragon axe on his shoulder

This original artwork (18" high x 24" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2003
Fancy Cat Fancy Cat

An old tomcat sits in a box marked "Grade A Fancy".

This original artwork (16" high x 20" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilAnimal2003
Feastmasters Feastmasters

The feastmasters from the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, complete with large tankards and kilts.

This original artwork (24" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2003
Heart of Oak Heart of Oak

A determined young woman is on guard with an oak-leaf styled rapier.

This original artwork (24" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2003
Melancholy Melancholy

A sorrowful young fairy with long hair and drooping wings. Drawing in graphite pencil.

This original artwork (20" high x 16" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2003
Roses Have Thorns Roses Have Thorns

A young fairy crouches warily, a rose hilted sword in her hand.

This original artwork (18" high x 24" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilFairy Tale2003
Skullduggery Skullduggery

A beautiful female pirate with skull sword and pearls.

This original artwork (24" high x 18" wide) is available for purchase. Contact us!

Graphite PencilCharacter2003
The Storyteller The Storyteller

A Renaissance story teller with lute in hand.

Graphite PencilCharacter2003
Renaissance Wedding Renaissance Wedding

Wedding couple in renaaissance dress.

Graphite PencilPortrait2003

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