John Groves Artist Profile

Dallas based artist, John Groves, has been working professionally as an
artist since 1997. Possessing a natural talent for drawing at a young age,
John had his first art lesson at age 13. It was several years later when an
interest in H. R. Giger's air brush work spiked his interest and drew him
back into art. Inspiration from the work of Theodore Gericault and the old
masters has led to John's largest painting, an 8 ft by 4.5 ft, 1/4 scale
reproduction of Gericault's Raft of the Medusa.

John's passion for art is driven by his love for portraits. He is extremely
comfortable with a pencil in hand, and works in graphite, charcoal and
crayon. However, it is his brushwork that has his oil and acrylic paintings
hanging in Germany, France and across the US.

Mediums: Graphite pencil, charcoal, oil and acrylics.

Completion time for a 28" x 22" portrait: 7 to 14 days.

Works accepted: Any subject matter, any style. It can include multiple
people, pets or wildlife.

John is a member of The Grapevine Art Project. Some of his work can be seen
at: JohnGroves.Art

Location
grapevine
RECENT ORDERS PAST 20 PUBLIC ORDERS
Robert from Potomac
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Oliver from Hawthorne
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Dan from Dallas
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Robert from Breinigsville
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John from Moorestown
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George from Vero Beach
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William from North east
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Colette from Fairview Park
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Jason from Lehi
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Steven from Milwaukee
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JMT from Irvington
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Jett from Phoenix
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Thomas from Brooklyn
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Kyle from Enfield
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Carolyn from Greensboro
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Casey from Lakeland
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Mitchell from Morristown
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Joshua from Carrollton
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Cassandra from Eagleville
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Cory from Corpus christi
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RECENT REVIEWS
5/5 stars - The artist,John Groves, did a fantastic job. He was very willing to work with me as the process went along. We ended up with a great portrait of my wife. All her children and grandchildren love it. I highly recommend him.
Artist's Response
Thanks for the review Robert. And thanks for your help throughout the project. It was nice working with you. John
- Robert from Potomac
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5/5 stars - John is a very talented artist and we could not be more thrilled with the piece he created for us.
- JAMES from Katy
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5/5 stars
- John from Moorestown
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5/5 stars - As expected and very happy with the job done!
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Thanks George. You did a great job applying the effects filter to the resource image. That made it easy!
- George from Vero Beach
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5/5 stars - John was amazing to work with. The painting was a truly beautiful rendition of a very sentimental picture. He communicated with us during the whole process. I would highly recommend to anyone!
- Colette from Fairview Park
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5/5 stars - Brilliant and amazing work! John did an outstanding job a charcoal drawing for my wife and I.
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Thanks for the review Jason. It was an excellent resource image to work from. You two look great!
- Jason from Lehi
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5/5 stars
- thomas from Surrey
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5/5 stars
- Steven from Milwaukee
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5/5 stars - John did a remarkable job with matching the filter to the painting. His own interpretation of the image improved the work immensely. He also was finished ahead of schedule so that is greatly appreciated. I highly recommend him for your next project!
- Thomas from Brooklyn
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5/5 stars - Very kind and nice made a great dog picture for my son for Christmas would definitely recommended him
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Thanks Casey. The shipping companies made it challenging but UPS finally came through!
- Casey from Lakeland
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5/5 stars - Great to work with John. Very understanding and great communication. 500 stars out of 5!
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Thanks Mitchell. I appreciate your feedback when making the adjustments to capture her resemblance. It looks really nice.
- Mitchell from Morristown
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5/5 stars
- Joshua from Carrollton
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5/5 stars - My artist was John Groves and his work is amazing. This painting looks exactly like the photograph! He communicated with me regularly regarding the progress and posted photos as he got further into the project. I can't wait to find more work for him to do! You won't be disappointed! He is worth the extra to get these results. Very happy!!
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Thanks Kathy. You are the best. Beautiful resource images made it easy. I was so relieved when USPS finally came through!
- Kathy from Scottsdale
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5/5 stars - This is one of two paintings we had done by John Groves. He is such a professional! He loves to paint and it shows. He is extremely talented and I am so glad he did our paintings. The detail in this particular photos incredible and he got it down to the bandage on the cowboys finger! Way to go John! Thank you!!
Artist's Response
Thanks Kathy. You are the best. What a great project. Perfect resource images. And didn't USPS make it interesting! So happy you are pleased. John
- Kathy from Scottsdale
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5/5 stars - I was very happy with the communication during the project and love the painting. Thank you!
Artist's Response
Thanks for the review Billie. It is greatly appreciated!
- Ally from Cambridge
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