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Artist Information

Name: Daniel DeLaRoche
Medium: Drawing
Style: Realism

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=“middle” width=“full”][vc_column width=“1/6”][/vc_column][vc_column width=“2/3”][vc_tta_tabs layout=“trendy” stretch=“1” title_font=“body”][vc_tta_section title=“Artist State­ment” tab_id=“1556914256614–6307e2bb-988a67f3-a818”][vc_column_text]Bringing a per­son­al, detailed, orig­i­nal pen­cil draw­ing of homes to be enjoyed for years to come.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=“Biography” tab_id=“1556904212576-a00267d3-de6ecfc7-1e2fbf04-4ffa89a3-538467f3-a818”][vc_column_text]I was born and raised in Upstate NY among the great Adiron­dack Mountains.
I now reside in the East Texas area in Tyler. My wife is a native of Pales­tine, TX.
I start­ed draw­ing at an ear­ly age and con­tin­ued to grow my tal­ent into adult yrs of 57.
My forte’ is pen­cil draw­ing per­son­al homes and build­ings. While most­ly b&w, a splash of col­or is occa­sion­al­ly added.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=“Artist Inter­view” tab_id=“1556904212591–5cf4ad24-124fcfc7-1e2fbf04-4ffa89a3-538467f3-a818”][vc_column_text]What are your ear­li­est mem­o­ries relat­ed to art?
As a young child, maybe 7–8 yrs old, I would draw the pic­tures on cere­al box­es like Frankin-berry, Boo-berry and Count Choch-u-la.
Then moved to Looney tunes and “draw Bam­bie” from the magazines

How and when did you start becom­ing an artist yourself?
I have no for­mal trad­ing oth­er than art cours­es offered in my High School yrs.
As a teenag­er I did win an art con­test to pay tuition fee for sum­mer camp.
I did­n’t start “com­mis­sion­ing” my work untill 2007.[/vc_column_text][us_separator size=“small”][vc_column_text]What was the evo­lu­tion like toward find­ing your cur­rent voice and visu­al vocabulary?
Over many yrs I would either put a draw­ing on the shelf or give it away.
I drew my home town (Cam­den NY) Town Hall and decid­ed to have it made into reprints and sold in local venues.
From there home own­ers came to me to have their homes drawn.[/vc_column_text][us_separator size=“small”][vc_column_text]What is your process like?
I take mul­ti­ple pho­tos of home/building, to include close up of detailed Win­dows and doors and spe­cif­ic points of attention.
I then draw the piece to the desired dimen­sions at clients request.[/vc_column_text][us_separator size=“small”][vc_column_text]Is there any­thing from your artist state­ment that you wish to expound on, that you nor­mal­ly don’t have the chance to discuss?
You can take a pho­to of a home and blow it up and frame it. You can even pho­to shop it to look unique.
A draw­ing brings much more unique­ness a per­son­al­ized touch and comes with great pride as viewed and dis­cussed in conversation.[/vc_column_text][us_separator size=“small”][vc_column_text]What do you try to con­trol in your sur­faces, and what do you leave to chance?
I try to con­trol cen­tral­ized detail but always leave the edges to fade out as to what sur­round­ings would continue
[/vc_column_text][us_separator size=“small”][vc_column_text]Where do you see your work going from here?
Draw­ing and bring­ing joy to many of those here in East Texas[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][/vc_column][vc_column width=“1/6”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement=“middle” width=“full” css=”.vc_custom_1556905803913{padding-right: 5% !important;padding-left: 5% !important;}”][vc_column][us_grid post_type=“attachment” images=“1615” items_quantity=“15” pagination=“ajax” items_layout=“gallery_default” type=“masonry” columns=“3” overriding_link=“popup_post_image”][/vc_column][/vc_row]