Found this simply amazing artist, his currency pastels caught my eye and I could not help but share !
Bio from website :
Timothy John-Luke Smith
b.1966 Teaneck, New Jersey
Timothy studied in the classical tradition of drawing and painting from the early age of 15. He was accepted into the prestigious High School of Art & Design in New York City. There he studied with the watercolorist, Irwin Greenberg and illustrator and painter, Max Ginsberg. These both talented and well known artists instilled in him the values of diligent study from life and the study of the old masters.
"Currency #1" - Pastel on Wood - 24x30"