Anthony Bowes is a commissioned portrait artist working primarily in oils. He has taken numerous public-school art classes and decided to enroll in courses online to develop his skills and artistic discipline at a higher level. He received a mentorship from an art professor at Liberty University at age 10, and he currently works with Michael Compton as an apprentice. He has not yet decided whether to pursue college, but he is always looking to learn and to perfect his skillset. He is driven to add value to the lives of others with his work and strives to capture the very essence of the individual being portrayed in the work. To have a positive impact on others with his work is his greatest motivation.