Saturday, February 19, 2011

Redo a Famous Painting- ALIEN GOTHIC

Alien Gothic

What can I say, I love to depict aliens in human "earthling" settings. Of course this is recognizable as the iconic American Gothic with my version called Alien Gothic. I did this piece with prismacolor markers and colored pencil highlights. This was displayed at the Rahr West art museum in Manitowoc, WI along with many other works of art from some very talented artists from our art group "Art and About". I was pretty happy with the way it turned out.  This design was used on the 2009 t-shirt for Spuntnikfest held in Manitowoc.

Its early morning on September 6th, 1962 and the skies over Manitowoc are illuminated with an eerie green light. A bright object, burning like the sun creates an arc and plunges toward earth crashing smack dab in the middle of 8th Street! 49 years later…it’s wacky! It’s tacky! It’s time to celebrate with Sputnikfest 2011! Be hokey, fun, and ridiculous! Join us in September at the Rahr West Art Museum  for dancing in the streets, extraterrestrial snacks, an Artta this World Art Fair and a galaxy full of fun and frolic as we celebrate Manitowoc’s link to the space age!
My design on the 2009 Sputnikfest t-shirt


Belle said...

Love the painting and it is so cool they chose it for the poster!

Yashila said...

What an exciting experience!/Hilarious! Delightful! True!/wonderful stuff! thank you!
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