Announcement   Custom Portraits, hand drawn and one of a kind. Add a bit of whimsy to your life with original hand drawn illustrations and paintings. Fine art Giclee prints, custom portraits and much more. Let me know if you see something that captures you ~ Joanna Haber


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Custom Portraits, hand drawn and one of a kind. Add a bit of whimsy to your life with original hand drawn illustrations and paintings. Fine art Giclee prints, custom portraits and much more. Let me know if you see something that captures you ~ Joanna Haber

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Finding My Voice Through Pictures

It's hard for me to find the words to describe my art... I never considered myself to be an "artist". An artist to me was someone that you would find in art galleries or in books.

Growing up I was always very realizing that I'm an introvert in every sense of the word. Drawing for me has always been my *safe * place, so much easier to feel than to actually tell someone what was going on inside. It was never a thought that my little sketches could go anywhere outside of my own journals. There were a lot of years here & there that would go by without even picking up a pencil.

It all changed for me when my dad passed away in 2010, this is when my passion for art was really awakened. He was my kindred spirit. I didn't always feel this way, but something happens to you when you grow up and reflect on all that you are and where you've come from.

So with no "real" plans to become an artist I'm afraid I have no impressive art schools to go on about, my only resume I have to offer is the art you see here. Although I'm not sure that you can *teach* feelings, you see, so much emotion & feeling goes into each piece that I create. There's nothing I love more than staring at a blank sheet of paper wondering what perhaps will come to life next. I usually don't have an "intention" when I start a piece... my passion & imagination are usually my only references.

So it's these passions…. the light inside that drives my pencil. When I look at my daughter it's not her beautiful features, but her precious & pure spirit that I *see* when I look at her.... this is what transpires in my art......

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  • Joanna

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator, Artist

    Art was always so much more than a hobby for me, but it was through my little ones that I found the clarity. They taught me that this is what I was meant to do & to never stop reaching for the stars.

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Last updated on December 3, 2015
Hello & Welcome to ~ A Bit of Whimsy ~ I truly put my heart & spirit into each piece that I create. Please note that the the beauty & detail of these pieces can only truly be appreciated in person... These are all my original hand drawn pencil drawings & watercolor paintings. Please let me know if you see something that captures you.

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Please be sure to check the **Ship By Date**. Most of my prints have to be specially made. The processing time is between 5 to 7 business days. Please reach out if you have any questions.

Shipping costs vary depending on the size of artwork that is being mailed. Overseas shipments are more costly unfortunately & could take longer...please be patient I try my best to get your artwork to you as soon as possible.

Shipping costs include both postage costs & packaging costs. Please note that your artwork will be wrapped meticulously in a cardboard box (not a cardboard mailer). My artwork is so special to me, I make sure that the utmost care goes into assuring that it arrives to you undisturbed.

In the US all shipping is done via United States Postal Service *Priority Mail* where a tracking number will be provided at the time of shipment. On shipments containing an original piece where the value is great, Insurance will be purchased & is reflected in the shipping costs.

A shipping upgrade is available for purchase if you need your art Expressed.
Additional policies and FAQs
Print SIZING ~ Please note the size you select is the approximate size of the image. There is a one inch border surrounding the image on any size you choose. This is to ensure that the true size of artwork is represented. Therefore making the actual size of the piece slightly larger. My prints are intended to be framed matted.

Most sizes have to be special ordered. You will however have your prints shipped within 5 to 7 business days after purchase. You will receive a message from me the moment your order is in the mail. If you are in the states I will also provide a tracking number as well.

~Commissioned art work~

A 50% non refundable deposit is required on commissioned items at the time of request. At the time of completion, the original piece of art will then be listed with the remainder 50% payment due.

The duration of time that it takes a custom piece to be created is normally within 4 to 8 weeks. However if you need a piece sooner please let me know, I'll be more than happy to work with you. At the time of completing the piece, it will then be listed in my shop with a special reserve for you... in addition I will convo you with the notice of completion. I will be in touch throughout the process. If you request I can update you regularly with pictures of the work in progress.

My original art is sold unframed & I do not offer framing.... You will receive your piece of artwork with an archival acid free cardboard backing in an archival cellophane sleeve. All my artwork is shipped *boxed (not a cardboard mailer).

Reach out if you have any questions at all ~ I will return your message within 24 hours.