Scraping his way to the top of the art world
The art is very intricate and he gets the colors by scraping off the top paint and revealing what's under it. Usually the white Masonite which he paints on. He first covers the canvas with Kilz of all things. Then he goes one section at a time, putting a paint color on, letting it dry then covering it with another color, which he scrapes off to show the color below it. It's tedious work, but I can see how it may be very relaxing. We joked about him falling asleep while he's painting.
You can see the detail here and imagine the hours that goes into ever piece.
RC has murals on most of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships, and most of the Grand Casinos. His works can be seen locally at the Port of Miami, Mayfair House and various other locals. He works very well with designers and is able to come up with the image they desire for certain settings.
YOU MAY NOT LIFT THE PHOTOS & TEXT. IT'S COPYRIGHTED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. YOU CAN HOWEVER SHARE A STORY ON SOCIAL MEDIA BY USING THE LINKS HERE.
For linking to this one story, just click on the time it was posted & just this story will open for sharing - only through social media. Not copying and pasting.