Fine artist Kelli Swan puts fine lines in her pups, ponies and people

100 hours, innumerable lines and infinite patience are standard issue for technical artists who are at home with pencil in hand. Every angle and curve must be scrutinized for depth, perspective and polish.

Stark County fine artist Kelli Swan puts fine lines in her pups, ponies and people.


The detail in Kelli’s work is immaculate. In The Eyes Have It, it’s as though we’re transformed into flies, edging along the muzzle until we find ourselves cornea to cornea with the huge, graceful creature. Kelli has spent a lifetime perfecting her renderings and the energy they convey. The life that stems for Kelli’s drawings is undeniable.

Kelli’s talent has been well-recognized over the years. Her offering runs the gamut from custom portraits and line drawings, to cards and gifts, to graphic design and marketing work. Kelli has even authored two art books.

Check out more of Kelli’s work on her website, or click over to her permanent Hearted-Artist gallery. You can follow her on Twitter for more regular updates on what she’s working on.

Please let us know what YOU think about Kelli’s work by leaving a comment below, and by rating her portfolio. Come back next week – same time, same place – to check out our next hearted artist!

P.S. You’ll never be cool like Kelli if you don’t submit your artist portfolio! And if you’ve already submitted, we’ll be picking another hearted artist next week – it might just be you!

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4 Responses to Fine artist Kelli Swan puts fine lines in her pups, ponies and people

  1. Lynn Digby says:

    Congratulations, Kelli!

  2. su nimon says:

    congratulations Kelli!. Beautiful work.

  3. Ruth Fellmeth says:

    Beautiful work, Kelli. Outstanding!

  4. Jan Masters says:

    Congratulations, Kelli. Very nice

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