I enjoy re-creating a photograph in a realistic style and also drawing the human form in person in front of a live audience. I feel my ‘performance’ of drawing from live subjects in my style with added text and detail is a unique and original entertainment source for the community as well as private events.
Walker is known around the United States as the “World’s Fastest Artiste in the Art of Portraits.” He enjoys entertaining the public while creating detailed drawings of his live subjects in a high level quality in about 5 to 15 minutes.
Walker attempted the Guinness Book of World Records title of Fastest Portrait Artist. Each portrait is timed in order to be included in his goal of achieving the world record. Since 1982, he has created portraits in pastels and pencil from photographs and live subjects. Currently he has finshed over 110,000 portraits. In 2011 at the Indiana State Fair he established a physical endurance world record for creating 464 portraits in 68 hours!
The artist considers himself a performer as well and is availabe to create his signature 10 minute portraits at corporate and private events.
Portraits in pencil or pastel from photographs (highly detailed): pencil – $200, pastel – $400.
World’s Fastest Portraits – $20 each (5 – 10 minute portraits and events)
Special performance for private and public events: $150 per hour, minimum 4 hours.
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