Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Finished!!!!!!!!!!!!! Large Landscape Commission

"Grazing American Bison" Here is the finished painting! My wife, ShLoe, and my good friends Mike, Kevin, and Chris McCormick helped install the piece on a wall. The painting will be the background for a museum display. The McCormick's are a creative multitalented family and I am proud to know them.

A close up of the closest bison.
The wall where the painting will be applied.

The painting cut from it's frame and laying on the floor.
Mike mixing wall paper paste. Kevin and Chris watch. We covered the wall and the back of the painting.

Myself, Kevin and Mike moving the canvas.
Kevin and I on the top corners. Mike and Chris on the bottom corners with ShLoe eyeballing the position of the canvas.

Kevin, myself and ShLoe positioning the painting.

Mike working the wrinkles out.

Here is the finished painting installed on the wall. With the brooding artist standing in front of it. (Note: Most people don't realize this entire piece was completed using nothing more than a 9 inch paint roller. wink, wink)


Blogger Caroline Bray Art said...

A paint roller, hee hee! If only life were that easy ;)

This is really something. I think you've managed to capture a kind of latent strength in the animals. They're so serene and beautiful, but there's an awe-inspiring solidity and power about them too. Great work!!!

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Blogger Deana said...

You're so amazing. I read you daily and love your work. Would that I could afford a painting! You have a world out there that you don't hear from much, but you just make us so happy.

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Blogger Cara said...


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Blogger Sandra Galda said...

AMAZING!!! I have enjoyed watching the process, just gorgeous!!!!

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Blogger hmuxo said...

You are an amazing Artist. Well done....very challenging.

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Blogger Alina Chau said...


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