Meet the Artist! – Bruce Schmalfuss on News 12 Long Island

This interview was done at the height of Titanic mania on News 12 Long Island! While this interview is an aged interview, you can get an idea of the projects I was doing, and where I was going with my work. This  ten minute segment on building of the Titanic and the carving of Led Zeppelin's... Continue Reading →

Sometimes you need to touch up on work done years past. A fresh, clean look to a great but aged piece. For Physical Graffiti, it was time. Before  And now after! Not only is the frame black but I touched up the brownstones themselves. It has a more realistic look on what you can expect to... Continue Reading →

Guns N' Roses done on wood, 3 dimensional using a router. Painted using acrylics. This can be seen on their Rarities 1985-1994 album cover as well as on their Greatest Hits, however done black and white. 

Boston – Don’t Look Back

The 1978 release of Boston's Don't Look Back is a 3 dimensional carving of the album cover to highlight the album art work. An added feature to this album, thread has been introduced, accenting the beams of light, adding to the multi dimensional view of the cover. Below are some new images to help show the... Continue Reading →

Electric Ladyland

The Jimi Hendrix Experience's  third and final studio album, Electric Ladyland was released in 1968. This double album made it to number one and was poduced by Jimi Hendrix himself. This is a great picture of this piece. The colors are really vibrant and you can see the slight elevation of his profile.

A fresh look on Brain Salad Surgey

A piece I did several years back needed a little make-over. In a previous post, you can see the original work with a wood stained frame. What do you think? I think with this new darker look that it really brings out the art so much better!

Jefferson Starship

This was done many years ago, when I started working on album covers. I had stored this, and others, in my attic where I only just located it. My home is filled with pieces I have done over the years and am literally running out of room!  Red Octopus was released in 1975 and was... Continue Reading →

REO Speedwagon's 5th studio album This Time We Mean It was released in 1975 . Keeping with my ablum work, this was done on wood with aspects routered to elevate aspects of the album work, using acrylic paint.

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