Friday, March 14, 2008

March 14, 2008 Bonus Blog Post
Just got this in and had to share:

"LOVE LOVE LOVE the saddle sketch. I want one. (The sketch, I have 2 saddles) Your character hasn't been hangin' out with that guy from NY has he? Spitzer, is that his name? X-Guvnor. Just wondering, Amber Glow is a great name considering your recent art projects. Good job."
—Julie Smith

Glad you caught the amber glow reference, but it's Ms. Glowe. Here's a peek behind the curtain:

Extrapolation Nation
Here are the two reference photos I used to create Mickey Free's patchwork saddle for the Top Secret Project:

As I mentioned in this morning's post, we were awaiting the bus back to the train station on December 20, 2006 and this guy rode into the plaza at Cerohahui. I immediately went over and asked if I could take a couple shots of his saddle. Absolutely love those tapaderos (stirrup guards).

Photographer Chet Provorse took this great shot deep in Mexico (I've forgotten what state he was in, maybe Jalisco?). Love the custom made machete scabbard. Muy Mexicano! And just like Mickey would love

"To draw you must close your eyes and sing."
—Pablo Picasso

No comments:

Post a Comment

Post your comments