This is a piece from sometime last year. Its another thrift store detournement piece. When I pulled this off my wall this morning, I totally forgot that I treated it with a layer of modge podge to try and unify my painting with the original. It kind of worked. I might try this again on my cobra commander blue boy painting I finished this summer. Happy Halloween, everybody!
AKA Garden of the Gods and Cats.
I’ve been working on this on an off for a few weeks but decided to submit it to illustration friday. This week’s word is hidden so I thought this was appropriate. One of the things I really like to do is go garage sale-ing for cheap prints that people don’t want anymore (for instance, this colored picture of Garden of the Gods cost me $1 with a wonderful gold frame) and then paint something into them. After I made a few of these, I learned that some artists call this detournement. I just like making them.
Here is my entry for this weeks Illustration Friday. The word this week was lush, and the first thing I thought of was a mustache and I went with it. And for further inspiration, I chose to put it on my loose interpretation of Bill Murray. I hope you enjoy.
This is my first ever submission to illustrationfriday.com. I had never heard of the site but as I’ve been doing research on becoming an illustrator, I stumbled upon it and thought I’d take a crack at this weeks topic, Rescue. … Continue reading