The Death of Jimi Hendrix 12 Welker

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Postby automator on Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:59 am

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Postby downtown on Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:59 am

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Postby canuck on Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:24 am

Hendrix is such a badass. Nice print...
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Postby downbytheriver on Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:02 am

Had honestly hoped never to see another Hendrix poster. Glad I did.
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Postby Welkerama on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:16 am

Many thanks to downtown for helping me in the studio with this one.

Here's a quick look at the process...

First layer down. A sort of pearlescent violet grey.
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Second layer down. A custom violet metallic silver.
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Third layer down. A deep blue violet with a spec of black and a spec of white so its not totally black.
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Fourth layer down. A deep purple/black line art.
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Fifth layer down. A translucent umber glaze on the planet surface adds depth and separates the image from the border.
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Postby Rick_a_c on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:24 am

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Postby fredo on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:26 am

Great imagery. That would make one righteous gigposter.
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Postby veltri on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:29 am

Very nice! I'd love to see this up close.
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Postby gospar on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:33 am

Any story behind this image ???
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Postby electrachrome on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:43 am

gospar wrote:Any story behind this image ???

David posted some of it on the PhishPoster forum. I'll leave it for him to explain it here if he wishes.
it's as deep and heavy as wailing Hendrix riff.
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Postby phishstix101 on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:48 am

gospar wrote:Any story behind this image ???

The scroll will have the date of Hendrix' death. The concept is Hendrix traveling through the vortex between the earthly plane and the next dimension. The abandoned gas station is a symbol of his untimely transition. His guitar is unplugged and he is reflecting on the loss of his own brief but incredible life.
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Postby fredo on Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:55 am

Also, there are Cadillacs in the afterlife. This is good news.
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Postby Rick_a_c on Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:01 am

I guess the guitar is not in flames because there's no oxygen in space
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Postby phishstix101 on Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:04 am

fredo wrote:Also, there are Cadillacs in the afterlife. This is good news.

And flying saucers of course!
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Postby electrachrome on Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:08 am

phishstix101 wrote:
gospar wrote:Any story behind this image ???

"The scroll will have the date of Hendrix' death. The concept is Hendrix traveling through the vortex between the earthly plane and the next dimension. The abandoned gas station is a symbol of his untimely transition. His guitar is unplugged and he is reflecting on the loss of his own brief but incredible life."

ok, here is the rest of it.
"Once I created that setting I became intrigued with Hendrix.
I did some research on his death and started listening to some of the Rainbow Bridge tracks.
I had no idea that he overdosed on his girlfriends Belgian prescriptions sleeping pills. I found that even more tragic than my misconception that he overdosed on intravenous heroin. It made it seem a lot more accidental.
So I wanted to depict him as being somewhat stunned at his own demise. The scene is melancholy and hopeful at the same time... I hope."
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