The Artist

Shawn palek has been an airbrush artist for over 30 years. Educated in Commercial Art, Shawn has a wide range of subject matter, specializing in realism. As Shawn would say it, “I can paint almost anything on anything!”

Introduction

BLACK & WHITE

Shawn does not use white airbrush paint when he paints in “black and white.” He allows the white of the canvas to show through.

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EVERY PAINTING TELLS A STORY

Even after painting over 40,000 paintings, every painting has it’s own story. Shawn often paints things that he likes, then seeks out people who like the same things he does.

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CHALLENGING SURFACES

The unique talent of using the airbrush as a tool, allows paint to flow on almost any surface, from metal, to canvas, to fiberglass, and everything in between.

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Proving one-of-a-kind artwork to the general public

Awards
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AWARDS AT THE IOWA STATE FAIR

Best of Show in 2005 at the Iowa State Fair. Shawn
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AWARDS IN DES MOINES

Best of Show in the 109th Annual Des Moines Women’s Group
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GRADUATED WITH A DEGREE

Shawn graduated Des Moines Area Community College first with a two
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INSTRUCTOR FOR OVER 21 YEARS

21 years and counting of airbrush and illustrator instruction at Des
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Testimonials

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