Saturday, April 14, 2007

Winnie The Pooh

Winnie The Pooh Hippie Digitally Restored

Winnie The Pooh With "Oh Man, That's Beautiful" Sign

From the Springfield, Illinois Penny Lane Mural

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Kermit The Frog

Kermit The Frog With Banjo Digitally Restored

More on this post soon...

Kermit The Frog With Banjo

Next Project - Kermit the Frog with Banjo

Part Four in the Penny Lane Mural Digital Restoration Project

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Cheshire Cat

Cheshire Cat Mural - Digitally Restored
I was always amused by the Cheshire Cat. There's something special about any creature that can become invisible. And that smile. Cats do smile - kind of spooky - but they do. This restoration includes significant editing on my part. I've changed the sky somewhat, but this digital media is another media versus a mural, and I felt it appropriate.

Photo - Cheshire Cat - Penny Lane Mural

The original mural art was created by Mike Moyosky. The image is based upon a photograph which I took of the Penny Lane Mural located at on Macarthur Blvd in Springfield, Illinois.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

The Alien and The Owl

Restored - The Alien and The Owl - Penny Lane
I've digitally restored another portion of the Penny Lane Mural, and present it here for my readers. The Mural is the work
of Mike Moyosky.

Photograph of The Alien and The Owl

Such a nice piece of art. I just had to capture it before it's too late.

Spot the alien?

And the tootsie pops?

Monday, April 09, 2007

What Is A Green Meanie?

Penny Lane Mural - Green Meanie

I have completed my digital renovation of this small section of the Springfield, Illinois' Penny Lane mural. I'd be embarrassed to admit how many hours it took me to edit this image. Yet I like the effect. This section features what I'm calling the Green Meanie. He's only mean because he's sticking his tongue out, and doing the nana nana boo boo with his hands and ears.

What Is A Green Meanie?

I believe the creature is some type of gnome, and is probably an alien.

I've seen these cartoon characters presented with with one eye before. sometimes more. I'm not sure if the one pictured above actually has an eye.

I suspect they are very intelligent, but are usually comical and therefore possibly inept.

Then again I'm only guessing as I've never seen or hallucinated one.

Springfield, Illinois - Penny Lane Mural - Green Meanie

The original mural of which Green Meanie is a part is located in Springfield, Illinois on south Macarthur Blvd. Green Meanie is just one character on an incredible mural on Penny Lane's north side. The mural is now in disrepair having been painted in 1995 by Mike Moyosky.

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Saint John's Ghostly Mounted Horseman

St John's Ghostly Horseman Await Their Bounty

They wander unseen and rarely felt.

The living and the dead know them not.

They are claimed neither by God, nor the Devil.

They are watchers, and knowers.

Lurking close to the place of parting they await their bounty.

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