The Painted Poster
     
 

The Painted Poster is a series of Graphic Illustrations in charcoal and oil on canvas. It is a dedication to Celebrities and Rock Stars who are no longer with us but have left a legacy of talent, entertainment and life stories that continue to fascinate.

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Janis Joplin was a huge talent in a tiny woman, best loved for her powerful singing voice. She was conflicted daily between her ego and her self esteem.
Janis Joplin was a huge talent in a tiny woman, best loved for her powerful singing voice. She was conflicted daily between her ego and her self esteem.
Jimi Hendrix's life was filled with demons, angels and incomparable talent. Ghosts of his demons appear in his hair. His favorite guitars are painted on his lapels. The calligraphy on his scarf is the Chinese symbol for
Jimi Hendrix's life was filled with demons, angels and incomparable talent. Ghosts of his demons appear in his hair. His favorite guitars are painted on his lapels. The calligraphy on his scarf is the Chinese symbol for "guitar".
This painting of Jim Morrison seems to take flight with emerging bird wings and an eagle that appeared on his chest while I was blocking in his figure.
This painting of Jim Morrison seems to take flight with emerging bird wings and an eagle that appeared on his chest while I was blocking in his figure.
My vision of Marilyn reveals the vulnerability and emotional frailty that belies her public sex symbol persona. With her hands placed behind her back and plunging neckline, she seems to be offering herself up to the highest bidder.
My vision of Marilyn reveals the vulnerability and emotional frailty that belies her public sex symbol persona. With her hands placed behind her back and plunging neckline, she seems to be offering herself up to the highest bidder.







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