The Making of a Masterpiece - Rush to the Summit - Phase 3
You can see the copse of trees starting to come alive
In this picture, you can also see Mort's paint tray below the painting. Through the years he has developed unique ways of handling his tools, one of which is using the caps of spray cans as recipients for the thinner he uses to clean his brushes!
Considered one of America’s greatest historical artists, Mort Künstler has become well known for the extraordinary authenticity and drama of his work. Mr. Künstler has created paintings that educate and enrich the viewer’s understanding of some of the most important events in American history.
All illustrations by Mort Künstler. Text by Michael Aubrecht, Dee Brown, Henry Steele Commager, Rod Gragg, Mort Knstler, James McPherson, and James I. Robertson, Jr. - Copyright 2001-2011. All Rights Reserved. No part of the contents of this web site may be reproduced or utilized in any form by any means without written consent of the artist.