Monday, June 27, 2011

The Beginning of the End


Here we have Casey Jones pulling out of the station as he departs on his final journey.

Casey Jones mounted the cabin.
Casey Jones, with the orders in his hand.
Casey Jones, he mounted the cabin.
Started on his farewell journey to the Promised Land.

I don't have any special insights into this illustration other than I worked on it a lot... and the background morphed quite a bit as far as lighting and coloring are concerned. I really enjoy watching the sunrise and sunset whenever I can. One of the things I liked most about this series of paintings was the opportunity to paint the beautiful changes that occur in the sky as the Earth moves around the sun... I will never grow tired of that.

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