Saturday, March 21, 2009
A RIOT, INDEED
Thursday the 26th of Flyer Month. Cleveander Bobby Womack nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, housed here in Cleveland. Here's a pretty good interview from 99, from Fresh Air on NPR.
I don't know how accurate of a portrait of Womack this is. I used a lot of reference, but didn't want to just redraw a famous record cover or head shot or whatever. I knew that I wanted to feature his trademark big ass sunglasses. The reflection of the Cleveland skyline was just something I thought would be too obvious but then decided ...fuckit, why not? Here's the black and white line art: