Saturday, October 20, 2007

"I Saw The Light" A tribute to Hank Williams

"I Saw The Light" Mixed media. Acrylic, found objects.

This is the first piece of mixed media artwork that I started on a little over 5 years ago. I drug it out of storage a few weeks ago and decided to finish it.

It's based on the song "I Saw The Light" by Hank Williams, a legendary country singer who wrote that song many years ago.

He died at the age of 29 after years of alcoholism. I was going to include some whiskey labels on the sides of the guitar until I found out that Hank had a painful birth defect in his back that helped drive him to drinking.

I know it sounds weird, but out of respect to him and because of that, I decided to leave them off. I still need to finish the head piece.
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Welcome to Art Foundango, a blog primarily about my mixed media artwork. I'm a graphic designer by trade and have been for over 30 years. I recently started getting back into mixed media artwork and have loved doing it so much, I decided to put a little more effort into promoting this area of my life.

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