Jimmie Arroyo has always been fascinated with the human figure and portraiture since childhood. Although achieving likeness is part of the
process, his goal is to capture the subject's mood and soul. The connection formed between the artwork and the viewer is what he considers
most satisfying. He works in several mediums; graphite, charcoal, pastel, and more recently in oil and silverpoint.

He finds inspiration from many artists and time periods, it can range from realism to abstract, from Da Vinci, Rubens, to Turner, Klimt,
Schiele, Rothko and other contemporary living artists.

Whether informal portraiture, figurative, or still life, Jimmie tries to incorporate a dark element or a touch of macabre, but with the hopes that
the viewer can find beauty within the work.
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Gave it Her All
Self Portrait
Self Portrait with Heart
20x16 graphite
Sketch for Death
Black White and Pink All Over
korinne in pink
24x36 pastel on paper
12x21 pastel
red scarf
15x30 pastel on paper
korinne 5
27.5 x 19.5 charcoal
Diane's Hartt
nicole with white rose
24x36 pastel on paper