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Michael Tarbi

“The process [to create this image for Issue 6] took over one year to complete.  It was the most tedious and time-consuming work that I have ever attempted in my career. I documented the painting in process at every stage.  There are about 20-30 photos showing it's progression.  The early ‘sketching’ stages of the painting are very important to a piece with this much detail.  I used a grid to capture every single detail in perfect order.  It is a machine-like way of working that still allows every mark to be created by hand.”

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