C F Legette Portfolio







C F Legette

C F Legette Portfolio

Fine Art Illustrations and Design Columbia, SC


Artist Statement & Bio:
The sensation I receive from the first pencil mark, ink line or brush stroke on a fresh canvas causes idyllic sentiments every time. Even though I may have already executed preliminaries deep down I know the finish product will take off onto its very own artistic course.
It appears that I have always pursued my creative propensities. For as long as I can remember I have always sketched on various surfaces (Some of them with and many without permission.)
My earliest teacher (Art Instructor Mrs. Barbara Townsend, Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School), squeezed creativity out of me sneakily. Before I realized what was going on I had volunteered my service for many school projects. Of course she graded everything as extra credit but it always kept me working and that was the important thing. She knew that I would not turn her down. It was practice without her hands-on instructions.
However, it wasn’t until Professor J. Craig Greene (Art Professor: Chowan College) began to get into my head that I started to really think about what was going on with a canvas. It was a question that did not rest well with me at first. That question is too personal to repeat but I pray that other professors are as good with their inspirational techniques with students. Great art can only begin to take shape when an artist realizes who he is. And, that was the essence of his motivation.
It took me almost thirty-two years to realize that I am a lost soul saved by Christ Jesus. My energy now is focused on pleasing HIM.
Now a simple piece of blank paper, a pencil/ink-pen and creating something with Christian values in it is more satisfying than almost anything. Most of my work has Ink included in some form.

Norman Rockwell has always fascinated me by the light-hearted way he depicts the simple things in life. His Christian belief spills out of his illustrations without stating a word. I pray that my work someday does a fraction of that. Winslow Homer and Peter Paul Ruben are two other artists that I have studied. Winslow on his water woks and Peter Paul on the heavy traffic he uses and still the painting comes together without overpowering any individual part on it.

Thank you for considering my work for view- May it bring some joy to your life.
CF Legette

*Copyright Notice:
All images on this web site are fully protected by U.S. and international copyright laws, all rights reserved. The images may not be copied, reproduced, manipulated or used in any way, without written permission of First Star Art artists ( CFLegette). Any unauthorized usage will be prosecuted to the full extent of U.S. Copyright Law.



Humble Strutt Dancer by C F Legette


collection by C F Legette


Red Ribbon-The Promise of Rahab by C F Legette


It's Time on Main Street by C F Legette


Love Hope by C F Legette


Blue Moon Over Palmetto by C F Legette


Magnolia by C F Legette


Calla Lily by C F Legette


Love Stands Alone by C F Legette


Charleston Strong by C F Legette


Charging Gamecock by C F Legette


Walk In The Light by C F Legette


I Am Not A Dog by C F Legette


Wait On The Lord by C F Legette


Wall Flowers by C F Legette


Family by C F Legette


Faith Praise by C F Legette


Charleston Sweet Grass by C F Legette


Topiary On King Street by C F Legette


Blue Dress On The Coast by C F Legette


Humble Strutt Comfort by C F Legette


Two Turtle Doves by C F Legette


HS- Love Faith Hope Prayer by C F Legette


Shoes by C F Legette


Palm and Panda by C F Legette


Joggling Board Thoughts by C F Legette


It's Me... by C F Legette


Humble Strutt Dancer Pose by C F Legette


Love Hope Faith Charleston Battery by C F Legette


HS- Love Teaches Faith and Hope by C F Legette


Love First by C F Legette


Humble Strutt-Walk In The Light by C F Legette


Palm Tree at Sunset by C F Legette


Roll Tide by C F Legette


Southern Palm Under The Moon by C F Legette


Prayer Is All by C F Legette


Hear My Prayer by C F Legette


Momma's Sweet Boy by C F Legette


9 Candles by C F Legette


Reflection by C F Legette


Keep Moving Forward by C F Legette


Joy Joy Joy II by C F Legette


Sweet grass by C F Legette


Palm Tree II by C F Legette


Charleston Lamp Light by C F Legette


Love Hope Faith Gods Light by C F Legette


Rol Tide Roll by C F Legette


Waxing Moon Light Over Columbia Train Staion by C F Legette