Gary Saderup
GARY SADERUP
Portrait Artwork

Gary Saderup wants his audience to "see into the hearts" of his subjects. If you look into the eyes of his works, you can see just that.  He has been blessed with a god given talent.  At age five, Gary began art lessons and continued his drawing throughout childhood.  In high school, he embraced the theatre arts, which led to an early career as an actor and director.  Building on his multifaceted abilities, he majored in illustration and film while attending the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Gary Saderup artwork has been in publication for about thirty years. He began drawing his personal Hollywood heroes and offering them for sale.

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Gary Saderup Art - Click on any image below to see a larger version and purchase information!
Dorothy Dandridge
Dorothy Dandridge
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
PICTURE BETTY PAGE
Betty Page
PICTURE BOB MARLEY
Bob Marley
CLINT EASTWOOD PICTURE
Clint Eastwood
ELVIS PRESLEY PICTURE
Elvis
JAMES DEAN PORTRAIT
James Dean
JOHNNY CASH PICTURE
Johnny Cash
Arnold Schwarznegger
Arnold Schwarznegger
JOHN WAYNE PICTURE
John Wayne
MARILYN MONROE PICTURE
Marilyn Monroe
Betty Page Nude
Betty Page
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee
Custer and Sitting Bull
Custer and Sitting Bull
Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
Geronimo
Geronimo
Marilyn Monroe Nude
Marilyn Monroe
Jerry Garcia
Jerry Garcia
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
Marilyn Monroe Sexy
Marilyn Monroe
Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson
Robert Pattison
Robert Pattison
Rolling Stones
Rolling Stones
Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson
Beatles
Beatles
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Charles Bronson
Charles Bronson
Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix
John Kennedy
John Kennedy
Jackie Kennedy
Jackie Kennedy
Humphrey Bogart
Humphrey Bogart
Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

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Charcoal drawing is one of the most difficult of arts to master, and Gary is often accused of air-brushing.  Yet, his flawless style, when examined closely, reveals the delicate application of charcoal to the surface by his hand alone.

Everyone has a favorite celebrity. Millions of people fill their walls with pictures of their favorite star, athlete, or historical person, especially if it is presented as a work of art. If it is a master's rendition of that special personality, then the work itself commands attention.

A classic portrait of someone's cherished celebrity often fulfills the shopper's gift need. When they look for that special item, they can find it in the Gary Saderup Galleries, where California artist Gary Saderup offers his masterpieces in charcoal to the public.

Thousands of people purchase Gary's artwork each year as everyone finds their favorite faces on display. Art collectors purchase the limited editions, masses of buyers all over the world purchase the lithographs, and special works are commissioned for private individuals.

Charcoal drawing is one of the most difficult of arts to master, and Gary is often mistaken for an air-brush artist. Yet, his flawless style, when examined closely, reveals the delicate application of charcoal to the surface by his hand alone. Just study his collection to see the characterization, the textures of hair, the skin tones and, most importantly, the eyes.
If eyes are the windows of the soul, then look deeply as you feel the persona of Marilyn Monroe flirtatiously staring back at you, the generous heart of Michael Landon looking off into the spiritual distance, or the compassionate strength exuded by John Wayne. Martin Luther King seems to reflect his life's divine purpose. The list of descriptions goes on, and the world receives artist Gary Saderup as a conservator of these souls.

So what makes a face unique? The image of that face which remains in your heart and stains your memory.  Gary Saderup makes a face unique.