Monday, August 26, 2013

Mariano Rivera signing my painting.

It made $7, 500 for charity. I didnt make money on it but I was happy to donate.

Random photos from the Metropolitan Museum











I go to the Met all the time. I like to take photos of details of paintings so I can learn more technique.

Painting of Mariano Rivera: by Gardega


I recently painted this for Mariano for his charity. It led to two more paintings and a large glass carving I shall post shortly. I was not paid but it was great press a good cause and he is a great guy.

oil 4' x 5'


ART WITH GARDEGA: COLLAGE AS THERAPY

I was never a huge fan of collage as I thought it a place for people who cannot draw but liked to use scissors and glue. As time went on...