New Work ~ Quick Peek!
This post is going to be short and sweet, just a quick peek at a new piece I’m very excited about!
It’s a new addition to the Cleveland series, this time celebrating the landmark “Guardians of Traffic” sculptures of the Hope Memorial Bridge.Â If you haven’t had an occasion to drive across it recently, here is a lovely set of photos I found online that give a great sense of the power and scale of these Art Deco treasures.
My piece started as this sketch, where I separated out the values as shapes:
After cutting and etching, the 16×20 inch plate looked something like this:
I do believe he is turning out quite handsomely :)
p.s. thanks to all who gave suggestions re: the Cleveland skyline!Â Black and white was the clear winner, and the first layer is on and curing.Â Will share pics once it’s done!