I am really excited about this canvas. And for a couple of reasons. To start with, this piece and I have been on a journey. I struggled with this canvas. It sat on the aisle for months and months. I did not like where it was going, I had start over with some aspects of... Continue Reading →
My 2112 Rush painting and the question on artistic liberties.Some time ago, back in 2015, I finished a painting on canvas I titled 2112. It was my tribute to Rush a great rock band hailed from Canada....
Over the years, I have been working on my technique. Play with textures, shadows and colors. Only with painting can you improve painting. When it comes to rock paintings I have done as late, I really believe some of my best work is this painting here of Freddy and The Edge I did earlier. I... Continue Reading →
He inspired so many more than just myself. My completed canvas, inspired from a concert, is my tribute to the legendary Tom Petty.
He was considered by many to be the best drummer of rock and despite all the Led Zeppelin work I have done, this is the first time that I have painted his likeness. John Bonham (1948-1980) was the drummer for Led Zeppelin from 1968 until his death in September of 1980 where he passed away... Continue Reading →
Tomorrow night I see David Gilmour in concert @ Madison Square Garden! I'd love for these guys to get back together. Tear down that Wall and jam one more time! I'll be wearing the shirt tomorrow, see what people think. How do you think it looks?
The first time I heard Rush, was their 4th studio album 2112. It hooked me then, and to this day I love that album. To me the composition “ 2112” by Rush is a musical journey thru time and space. I tried to capture that essence in this painting. You can always check it out... Continue Reading →