Never say never. I stated to anyone who'd listen that I wouldn't turn my "real art" into giclee reproductions. Well, this piece is extremely popular and these are difficult times. As soon as I begrudgingly caved (to convincing pressure), I received three orders.
The piece depicts an entire horse race from start to finish. For a more detailed description of my thought process, click here. I've spent the last couple of days "color correcting" which I must say is becoming easier now that EVERYTHING is going digital - however it's still a daunting task.
But I did get out tonight to attend the opening reception of the Ocala transplant Bobby Goldsboro painting exhibit at the Marion Cultural Alliance. Remember him? He had a string of hits during the 60's, most notably the tear jerker "Honey". I spoke to him a bit through the throngs - he's quite witty and interesting and I was surprised to learn that he's only been painting for a couple of years.
“Money doesn't talk, it swears.” - Bob Dylan