Graphite

Portraits & Artworks

MARA SHAW

GRAPHITE ARTIST

 

Preserving your life’s treasures and cherished moments through the timeless art of graphite drawing –

touching hearts and spreading joy with every pencil mark.

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Welcome to Lives in Graphite

I am Mara Shaw, a graphite artist in the North West of England, creating unique, photorealistic pencil portraits and sketches that will bring your favourite photographs to life. With over 12 year’s expertise as a graphite artist, I aim to produce charming and timeless portraits of people, pets, homes and occasions, hand-drawn with intimate detail to capture true likeness and character.

 

Anything can be given a new life in graphite, which is why I offer a range of drawing services that turn the things you hold most dear into elegant artworks you can treasure forever.

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Photorealistic portraits intimately drawn from your favourite photograph.

Charming pencil portraits drawn in a sketched style at affordable prices.

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Preserving the memory of loved ones in every pencil mark. 

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Preserving your precious wedding moments through the art of graphite sketching.

Touching hearts and spreading joy with the gift of graphite drawing.

Lives in Graphite Guarantee

Professional, friendly service, free no obligation quotations, high-quality arts materials, customer revisions, personalised presentation packaging & more.

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Happy Customers

After receiving the portrait of our three children commissioned as a gift to my wife, I was amazed at the level of detail achieved. The drawing really captures the character of our children.

Andi & Nazeema