An old gray sheet....

The sky was yellow and the sun was blue....

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to experience an entire weekend of Grateful Dead cover bands just a short drive from home. While I was home during a break from the shows, I noticed the sheet on my son's bed had a huge unrepairable rip in it. I often look for "signs" when I get an idea in my head and want evidence that I should run with it. The gray torn sheet turned out to be the perfect excuse to make a portrait of Jerry.

The portrait is made from 2 old bed sheets, cotton canvas, colored pencil, fabric dye, stitches and love.

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Karen Payton Art      Ventura County, California
karenpayton4@gmail.com