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 Lee James Pantas
Architectural Pen & Ink House Drawings
 

Artist Biographical Highlights:
With over 2000 commissioned drawings of private residences and historic buildings completed in the course of his 30 year-career, Lee James Pantas has established a reputation as on of North Carolina's most accomplished pen & ink artists. His superbly accurate portraits of homes, commercial buildings and landscapes graces the residences and offices of clients throughout the world.

Noteworthy commissions include the childhood residence of President George Bush Sr., Warren Wilson College, the residence of Guy Lombardo, the "My Fair Lady" house in Stamford CT, Austrian Government Center in New York, the Norwich Inn and the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Connecticut, Western Carolina University Bell Tower and Fine Arts Center, the Inn at Brevard, and the Grove Park Inn, Thomas Wolfe House and Smith-McDowell House in Asheville NC

Reproductions of his award-winning historical and scenic drawings, in the form of note cards, prints and posters are published by Cherry Orchard Studio and sold in art galleries and gift shops from New England to Florida.

House Drawings Basic Information
Three drawing sizes are available, 9'x12", 11"x17" and 14"x17". Prices are determined solely by the size of the drawing requested, and type of building -either residential or non-residential. Drawings are done either in pen and ink, or pen and ink with Berol Prismacolor.

All drawings are done from photographs, on museum quality Bristol paper. Photographs can be supplied by the client, or if the building is in the Asheville area, taken by Mr. Pantas.

Prices:
Residential (Private homes)

Size Color Price
9'x12" Black and White $300
9"x12" Black and White with Berol Prismacolor $400
11"x17" Black and White $520
11"x17" Black and White with Berol Prismacolor $690
14"x17" Black and White $660
14"x17" Black and White with Berol Prismacolor $880


None Residential (Non-private homes: Office buildings, schools, churches, etc)  Prices for drawings of non-residential buildings are more since these structures are typically much larger than a private residence, with more detail and require considerably more drawing time by Mr. Pantas.

Size Color Price
9'x12" Black and White $500
9"x12" Black and White with Berol Prismacolor $625
11"x17" Black and White $865
11"x17" Black and White with Berol Prismacolor $1080
14"x17" Black and White $1100
14"x17" Black and White with Berol Prismacolor $1380

Portrait Commission Procedure:
Commission procedure for a house portrait includes a client studio visit, if possible, to look at photographs and sample drawings to determine the size of the drawing to be done, the view desired, as well as any changes in the landscape around the house.

Clients not from the Asheville area will have to supply photographs, either printed or digital, and details of the drawing will be discussed via phone and/or email.

Payment:
Payment is only after the finished drawing is approved by the client, either during a studio visit or by emailed images.

Note Cards and Framing:
Note cards and framing services are available once a drawing is completed.

If you would like to commission Mr. Pantas to do a drawing of your home, contact him directly at 828-779-1569, or through
email.

Samples of Commissioned House Portraits

       

       

         

   

 

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