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NEW ORLEANS STUDIO LIVE UPDATE 02/01/23

STATUS: The studio will be closed Wednesday evening for a model dinner and will be closed for a rain day on Thursday. Our next open day will be Friday both day and night.

MODELS: We are still doing "open studio" for male models interested in volunteering to become art. This means no interview is necessary. Text or message to confirm a slot. Tourists are especially encouraged to visit during the 2023 Mardi Gras season.

VISITORS: Tours of the studio are always available. Text or message if you'd like to see what was LITERALLY created from the ashes of Hurricane Ida.

WEBSITE: The Wildwood Enchanted series now has new art posted in the Garden of Aphrodite. It is the first post beneath this update. There is also a new entry in author Richard Alan Scott's Labyrinth Journal. at: Labyrinth Journal Richard Alan Scott (post will be appear beneath this message after clicking link)

(These updates are posted daily)

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Grey Cross Studios
1920 4th St, New Orleans , LA 70113
Email: gcsartno@aol.com
Twitter: @GreyCrossStudio
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Friday, June 19, 2020

An Artists Memorial to Coventry Cathedral

In 2019 I was asked to participate in a project to develop a surreal set of images based on the ruins of Coventry Cathedral in Great Britain. This massive cathedral was reduced to rubble during World War II. The art would be used as the cover art for a new CD being put out by the Royal Canadian Air Force Band.

It was a fascinating project especially because there were not many images available of the original cathedral immediately after the blast. It really made me have to think outside the box to create multiple surreal images from the same base photos. 

Almost a year later a final image was chosen for the album cover and I was free to do what I wished with the images created. I'd really come to love this beautiful ruin and decided to add to the original portfolio and turn this into a memorial series for Coventry Cathedral. Here are the final pieces in the series. I may add to the series again later. 






















This was the final version chosen for the album cover and the poster they created for it. 





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