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Scott Gustafson - The Man in the Moon -  LIMITED EDITION CANVAS Published by the Greenwich Workshop


          The Man in the Moon
by Scott Gustafson

$295.00

LIMITED EDITION CANVAS
Limited Edition of: 150
Image Size: 16"w x 18"h.
Published: September 2010


Limited quantities available





"The man in the moon

Looked out of the moon

And this is what he said,

“’Tis time that, now I’m getting up,

All babies went to bed.”

So goes the famous childhood nursery rhyme that inspired this brilliant confection by artist Scott Gustafson. This character climbs out of a moon that is chock full of navigational aides, along with his nocturnal companion. He just woke up and is checking to be sure all the little ones on Earth are tucked in for the night.

Maybe there’s a wee one under your roof who would love to doze off under his watchful eye or perhaps this limited edition will be your very unique gift to the expectant parents in your life.




Scott Gustafson
Storytelling through pictures has always held a certain fascination for Scott Gustafson; be they the moving images in animated cartoons, or the epic illustrations of N. C. Wyeth. Upon entering the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, Scott was 99% sure that he wanted to become an animator, but it was that 1% that ultimately drew him more and more into the world of stretched canvas and oil paint. "As an animator, "Gustafson says, "your contribution to a given film is, by necessity, limited to whatever character you've been assigned. But as an illustrator, you're responsible for locations, sets, costumes, props, lighting and character designs, not to mention the overall mood and emotion of a given painting. It's about the best job there is." Over the nearly twenty-five years that span his career, he has had the opportunity to fulfill commissions for a number of varied clients and publishers such as Celestial Seasonings, Playboy magazine, Saturday Evening Post, The Bradford Exchange, DreamWorks and The Greenwich Workshop. His illustrated books include The Night Before Christmas, Peter Pan, Nutcracker, as well as two original titles, Animal Orchestra and Alphabet Soup. His newest release, Classic Fairy Tales, was recently awarded a Chesley award for best interior book illustrations from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists and is currently in its third printing.

 

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