Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Illustration Friday - Influence

The great Louis Armstrong. The following is from his Wikipedia entry:
"Renowned for his charismatic stage presence and voice almost as much as for his trumpet-playing, Armstrong's influence extends well beyond jazz music, and by the end of his career in the 1960s, he was widely regarded as a profound influence on popular music in general."
This is a detail from a work in progress, I'll put up the finished picture if I don't completely ruin it somewhere along the way
Here's a link to his amazing version of St James Infirmary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXMx8OW32Bs

and here's the final version:

3 comments:

Reflections said...

Looks fantastic so far! Can't wait for the finished product.

emilywilsondesigns said...

AWWWW I love him! Great work!

COBOL said...

thank you