Pop-Realism

Bakelite Fountain Pen
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My Dad worked for 20+ years at Willey Sign company in Mt Clemens, Michigan before leaving to go to work with my Mom in her cookbook business. As the head purchasing agent at Willey’s, my Dad would get all kinds...
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1950’s Johnson Sea-horse 5hp Outboard Engine
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Seeing all the posts of the 4th of July Algonac Pickerel Tournament and the boat parade, made me a little nostalgic and got me going on this drawing. I'm pretty sure, almost every family living on the St. Clair River...
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Epiphone Casino Sunburst Guitar
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This drawing is one of my bigger pieces at 36" x 72". It's of my beautiful, Epiphone Casino Sunburst electric guitar that I bought at Guitar Center up on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood about a year after Lynn and I...
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Attacking Martian Robot No.2
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This was one of the coolest things I started collecting as a kid. It cost me $1 at a garage sale and I was able to hold on to it until a couple years after I got married — the...
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Lure No.1
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Growing up in Algonac, Michigan, we lived on the St. Clair River with a dock that ran 150 feet out from our front yard. We'd swim in the summer, skate in the winter, and fish every chance we could from...
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Wingrove’s Dairy Vanilla Cone
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Every year as kids, when the weather started getting warmer, we’d all jump on a bus at Pte. Tremble Elementary School and ride to Wingrove’s (sort of like the local Dairy Queen), where we’d each get a free ice cream...
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Orange Tootsie Pop No.1
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The first Tootsie Pop I drew was a smaller Chocolate drawing. It was also my very first internet sale on SaatchiArt.com. But wanting to do something bigger, I decided to draw this Orange Tootsie Pop. I was finally able to...
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Cherry Tootsie Pop
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As a kid growing up in Algonac, Michigan, we use to hop on our bikes and ride along M29 searching for pop and beer bottles people had thrown from their car windows. I guess there weren’t littering laws back then,...
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Roy Rogers Pocket Knife
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This was another one of those cool birthday gifts I got as a kid. I, actually, think it was a promotional tchotchke sent to my Dad when he worked at Willey Sign Company in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He gave me...
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Vintage Barlow Pocket Knife
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Once again, I ran out of drawing paper so I was experimenting with some old Canson paper I’ve had for 35 years. This was my first Barlow pocket knife I bought at the Pte. Tremble Market on M-59 in Algonac,...
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