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 →

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 →

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 →

Robert Plant

Robert Plant can also be found on Fine Art America! This piiece was done on hard wood, using acrylics and I had this piece scanned in order to create a print. I wanted to know how a scan would come out on one of my wood pieces in which I had used a router to... Continue Reading →

Jimmy Page played guitar with a bow in such Led Zeppelin songs as Dazed and Confused, How Many More Times and In the Light.  One of the earlier canvas pieces to be done. This piece is now available via Fine Art America! 

Back in December I annouced I was working on a large canvas piece. This is a piece I have been working on since August and can finally say it is complete! From the picture on the left, sketched and acrylic paints slowly bringing it to life.

Going for a more rustic look, I've carved and stained the lyrics to Stairway to Heaven. The symbols representing the four members of the band as well as the Hermit. Where I added two gutar necks in the piece here, in this piece the Gibson EDS-1275 has been added.

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