June 23, 2007
shiny metallic purple armour...
jimi is done. the purple haze has lifted and the finished result is as bold as love. i've been listening to his 'best of' album and i'm in love. his lyrics are so quirky, i find myself singing out loud to him on my way to work. very appropriate music for the kombi i thought.
so here he is in his 'shiny metallic purple armour'....a lyric i couldn't get out of my head so seemed most appropriate for the name of the painting. i used original 70's fabric that i collected in covent garden in london to adorn his cuffs and the edge of his jacket. 3 shades of purple sequins have been used and a fabric covered 'J'.
jimi was commissioned by the gentleman who bought the yellow and grey marilyn. they are both the same size (20"x40") and should complement each other nicely. a touch of vogue meets rockstar...love it.
gumball machines, rockstars, retro wallpaper forests and sheridan fabric covered pop houses on the way.
Posted by kit and nancy. at 5:49 AM