1997 Hartford Marathon Poster
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chose the picturesque start
of the race as the subject for his
painting. He photographed the area and produced a color sketch
to establish his composition.
Click on the sketch to see a larger view.
fall foliage on the State Capitol grounds and in Bushnell Park will
make a colorful backdrop for the scene. The gold Capitol dome
will be a dramatic focal point.
Beth Shluger reviewed the sketch with Andy and a few changes
The Capitol Building was increased in size
to more accurately portray the scene, and the Governor's Footguard
were added to the crowd of spectators.
banner in the sketch was changed to match the real starting line banner,
which was new for this year.
The next step
was to produce a detailed
base-drawing on a sheet of 300 lb cold
press watercolor paper.
The final painting
will be done at 125%
of the printed poster size. A portion of
the base-drawing is shown here.
After the base-drawing
the watercolors were applied directly
over the drawing.
The pencil drawing
was then erased.
Order the Poster
||The posters measure 18"
x 24" and sell for $14.00.
You can order
the poster through the mail by sending a check or money order
for $19.00 ($14.00 +$5.00 shipping) to:
P.O. Box 1897
Wallingford, CT 06492
The poster was
printed by Finlay Printing of Bloomfield,
Other running related
paintings by Andrew Yelenak available
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