Monday, June 1, 2009

The Making of a Masterpiece: The Autograph Seekers of Bel Air
Phase 8

If you look closely, you can see that he already painted the “Bucks” on the porch of the house, as well as some soldiers at the top of the hill. He then moved on to the soldiers on the right hand side.


It took him three days to almost finish the soldiers on the right. Even though Mort paints during regular business hours, he does face interruptions during the day that don’t always allow him to progress as quickly as he would like.

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