I finally got around to snapping a pick to post of my latest painting, Fistful of Power V2. This was for a client who had bought the original and wanted another for a different location. It was an interesting challenge to reproduce a something that I had done a little over 10 years earlier.
Fistful of Power V2. Its interesting, revisiting something I painted over 10 years ago.
Currently I have a few of paintings on display on the first floor of the El Paso City Hall. They will be up through January 6th, 2011.
Last night I finished up all the little details, adding some black and red plastic bits for realism:
I also attached some rings, wires and such from my PC parts bin. This is why keeping old computer junk is handy. The movie packs have technical looking labels on them so I fired up Google and found a PDF that had all the images on it. Hobby Lobby sells sticker paper that you can run through a printer so after a quick print I had this:
To simulate wear and tear, I brushed on some steel enamel hobby paint on the edges:
For the straps I reused straps from an old backpack. To make it comfortable, I zip tied on some pipe insulation onto the PVC frame:
Its now time to bust some ghosts!
Part one can be found here: Part 1