Mercado – Vector Landscape

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When a long time collector, Tracy G, contacted me again and said she had a new idea for a gift, I was excited!  I had created a portrait for her husband a couple years back of him with a fish and it turned out beautifully printed large on canvas.  This would not be a portrait though.

Her family had long visited a mercado in Laredo, Mexico for vacation and with the growing drug violence, had been forced to stop.  It was a family tradition and very disappointing to her parents, whom she shared a close bond with.  It occurred to her to take her memory of this special place and immortalize it in a timeless piece of art.  Something to serve as a reminder of those precious times they shared together. So she sent me a low-quality washed out photo of the market and asked if I could revitalize the bright colors, remove several elements and people, and capture that fun, summer time mood.  We then printed it 11×17 on stretched canvas.  How do you think it turned out?

Posted via email from Aaron Sacco’s Posterous


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