This week’s art is a real-world small acrylic painting. I decided I wanted to try to replicate my “high detail” work as a physical piece, instead of as a digital painting, which is where I perfected my style. This was done with acrylics on heavy illustration board, and it took the better part of two months since I was only working on it when my fingers would co-operate.
It’s inspired by a series of photos I took in Chicago in 2018. I photographed it under very bright lights, cropped the sloppy borders and color-corrected it a bit once it was in the computer.
This isn’t much bigger than the small studies I’ve been doing for other paintings this year. I wanted to see if I could handle working in this style before I tried doing it on a real canvas. The summer was very rough with my Myasthenai Gravis, and I’m still trying to teach myself the basics again while also learning a few new tricks.
To see it bigger try clicking HERE.
Meanwhile, Monday at 2 PM on The AIR, we bring you a recent episode of Psychedelic Shack, followed at 3 PM by a recent edition of Herman Linte’s weekly showcase of the Progressive Rock of the past half-century, Prognosis. You can listen to The AIR at the website, or on the embedded radio player elsewhere on this page.
Psychedelic Shack can be heard every Monday at 2 PM, with replays Tuesday at 9 AM, Wednesday at 10 PM, Friday at 1 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM. Classic episodes can be heard Sunday at 9 AM as part of our Sunday Haversham Recording Institute collection.
You can hear Prognosis on The AIR Monday at 3 PM, with replays Tuesday at 7 AM, Wednesday at 8 PM, Thursday at Noon, and Saturday at 10 AM. You can hear two classic episodes of the show Sunday at 2 PM.
Tonight at 8 PM you can hear an hour of classic stand up from George Carlin on The Comedy Vault. Wednesday evening at 10 PM, we’ll have another new episode of The Comedy Vault.
Then, at 9 PM we bring you an overnight marathon of Ska Madness, as we bid farewell to Dexter Checkers’ showcase of Ska classics, for now.
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