Bob Schmidt, Owner of PencilArtStudio is 57yrs old is From Kansas City, Missouri & Happily Married to Wife Melony for 36 Years, They have 3 Sons & 4 Grandchildren. Bob is an Artist From Kansas City, Missouri U.S.A. Known for his Pencil Portraits, but also works in Visual Arts, Photography, Paintings, including Oil, Acrylic & Watercolor. other media includes Clay, Charcoal and Ink. Memberships include; Published Severe Weather Photographer - WeatherMatrix, Genealogist on Ancestry, Electronics Technician & Carpenter and also Son of a Marine SGT....... Bob's wife Melony is credited with getting him back into Art, after some Tragic events and Tumor Surgery that left him deaf in the Right ear and Two Optic Nerve Strokes, He continues His Artwork to this day. Bob's personal motto ..Never Give up, Never Surrender..
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** Disclaimer - Please note, Bob Schmidt does not claim to be an 'Officially Recognized'- 'Native American', even though his Portrait Artwork often features 'Native Americans'. His own Family History and Genealogy shows Austrian, German, Eastern Cherokee Indian, Creek Indian, French, Canadian, Irish, British & Scottish Ancestors.