Monday, March 14, 2011

Fun with Art: Beer Paintings

Not long ago, I came across the webpage of two artists from Bend, Oregon who had forcused their work on painting craft beer crown caps and bottles.  To further market and display their work, a blog was created (simply named: Beer Paintings).  At first I thought the beer-centric pieces might just a nice hook to draw craft beer people in, but the more I (virtually) thumbed through their pages, the more I was impressed with their focus and attention to detail.  Well done guys.

I have placed a few examples below that exemplify Cara and Louie's style.  But there is much more than what I can display.  At the bottom, I have placed a list of links that will take you to a few more of my favorites from the Beer Paintings collection.  Enjoy...  

Orval Crown Cap

La Folie and Surley Smoke

Gulden Draak Crown Cap

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Check out a few other great pieces through these links:
Lastly, if you're curious about how paintings like these come out, check out some of the behind-the-scenes photos of a work in progress.  And the artists love commisions - shoot them an email if your interested.



"If God intended us to drink beer, He would have given us stomachs."
-David Daye

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