RottenAtom wrote:Just saw this post. Very cool. Love the piece and the insightZLandrum wrote:Cheers, thanks for the kind words. And yeah, I particularly don't like being pigeonholed into a particular style or subject matter. I'm influenced by soooo much stuff and want to learn as much as I can for as long as I can. I don't mind being known as "the beard guy" or the "house head guy" or the "remain dapper guy", but It's not all that I have up my short sleevesshredkeenan wrote:Nobody is talking about this release? Couldn't resist picking up a reg - such a beautiful piece. Quite a departure from his other work, I wouldn't have known it was him unless you told me.
No, it's not faux pas at all. The inspiration is obviously Alphonse Mucha / Art Nouveau, with several touches of where I live. The bird is the Carolina Wren which is South Carolina's state bird, and the magnolia flowers and leaves (up top) are a native tree around here, and they're just beautiful in person. I think it's actually mississippi's state tree which is where my great grandmother (who was an oil painter) is from. When given the opportunity to do whatever I wanted to do with little to no limitations from the Half and Half I couldn't help thinking of what I'd love to hang in my house, or what others may enjoy hanging in theirs. With all the time I needed to work on it, I really wanted to focused on composition, subject matter, details and patience to work through those issues as they arose.scobro13 wrote:That is something else and a half.
Is it a faux pas to ask the meaning or the inspiration Zach?
Thank you all for your purchase of the print and the kind words and questions you've had for it! I can't wait to see what other artists the Half and Half works with on their artists' series.
love this print too.........would make for a great WSP poster