Doug Landis

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Doug Landis, Mouth Art

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Collected & Prepared by Cenika January 2008

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Doug Landis was born on February 15, 1959 in Fresno. He wasn’t an artist until a high school wrestling accident left him quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down in January of 1975 at the age of 15. Concerned that Doug was spending too much time in front of the television set, Doug’s brother, Monte, challenged him to draw and placed a pencil in Doug’s mouth. Doug practiced and with time and patience his style, known for its fine, intricate detail, emerged. For more about Doug Landis

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Tiger Eyes

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Cheetah

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Baron

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Courage

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Night Watcher

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Panda

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Oscar

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On the Edge

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Little Hunter

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Patience

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Forest Shadow

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Doug has exhibited his works in various exhibitions in the U.S. He now resides in Ballwin, Missouri and along with pencil sketches, he enjoys experimenting with watercolor and acrylic paintings. For more about Doug Landis

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"I like to draw because it’s something I can do where I don’t need much help once I set up, I have a lot of control over it, and I’m my own person once I am working on it. There is a freedom in that…I found a talent in myself that leads me to believe that everybody has talents. Everybody can find something in themselves." Doug Landis Collected & Prepared by Cenika January 2008

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