Thursday, August 6, 2009
This is an oldie but a goodie. "All-Stars 1993" was my third limited edition print issued in the fall of 1993. The 5 guys in the print (Blauser, Justice, Avery, Glavine, and Smoltz) made the NL All-Star team that year. It was a fun time to be a Braves fan and this print was very popular. Atlanta lost in the NLCS to the Phillies that year but I think '93 was the year they got Fred McGriff mid-season. Mike Stanton ("Ground ball second base") was the closer, Damon Berryhill was the catcher, and Deion was on that team - good times, good memories.
Monday, August 3, 2009
This is a commissioned portrait just completed. I used graphite (pencil) to do the background image and charcoal for the foreground. It makes for a nice contrast - the pencil is soft and dull and the charcoal is dark and bold.