20 December 2010

Beefheart R.I.P.

I was saddened to learn that Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart died on Friday. I bought Trout Mask Replica when it came out and I'm still amazed by his originality and creativity.
Brushpen 25cm x 17cm. Click to enlarge.
Brushpen and watercolour 14cm x 9cm. Click to enlarge.


Mangle Prints said...

Me too, another truly original gone, sadly missed x

Lulu LaBonne said...

I'm still amazed by yours - thanks for all the scaring this year

Dick Brannigan said...

i love captain beefheart.....seems as if you do to rip and great job on the commemorative piece i enjoy it and i think that he would to....i haven't met many that have even heard of him and to see that such a great artist as yourself has dedicated his time to our fellow artist has been greatly appreciated by my self and my colleagues and also now in my opinion respected, ten fold.RIP BEEFHEART and keep up the great work Ellis!!