"Thinking of You" by Al Shelton. The original was once owned by Jack Palance!
"Thinking of You"
The new Al Shelton Giclee print on canvas is now available in two sizes
The original oil painting entitled "Thinking of You" was purchased by actor Jack Palance and hung above his ranch fireplace in Tehachapi, CA for over forty years.
The artisan made Giclee prints are signed by famed western artist Al Shelton and come in two sizes.
12" x 16" stretched canvas (unframed)
18" x 24" stretched canvas (unframed) - same size as the original.
A two CD Al Shelton living history audio book is included with each print (a $20.00 value).
Call Greg M. Atkin at 714-663-0071 to order!
"Thinking of You" original oil painting by celebrated western artist Al Shelton is sold during the annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival 2013. The painting was once owned by actor Jack Palance.
Western Artist Al Shelton releases 13 new watercolor prints
Al Shelton is know as the "Cowboy Artist to the Stars" for his work with Hollywood royalty over the last 65 years. Al has directed Artisan StudioWorks to take to print 13 new watercolor images. The images are all 8" x 10" and matted in a complimentary colored mat. The finished size of each image is 11" x 14".
The 13 new watercolor prints bring the total number of Al Shelton works in print to 20 images. All of the images can be view here on this web site.
The new signed 8" x 10" matted prints sell for $85.00 each.
Please click on the link below to purchase your favorite Al Shelton watercolor print.
Dealer inquiries - Call Greg M. Atkin at 714-663-0071.
FREE SPECIAL OFFER!
Order two or more Al Shelton 8 x 10 watercolor prints and get a free AL Shelton Living History audio book (2 CD set). The audio book is valued at $20.00.
Hear western artist Al Shelton tell many stories about his early cowboy life in Colorado and his development as a western artist. Al's move out west and how he became known as the "Cowboy Artist to the Stars".
Al will also play his guitar and sing a few old cowboy songs.
Western artist Al shelton was honored by the Studio City Neighborhood Council on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. The presentation was made on the CBS Studio City lot on Radford Street. The CBS production studio is on the same grounds as the original Republic Pictures studio which recently celebrated it's 75th birthday.
A Los Angeles City, District #2 representative attended as well and made the presentation after SCNC President John Walker delivered a fine speech. Many thanks to SCNC President John Walker, City Councilman Paul Kerkorian, SCNC Out Reach committee rpresentative Lisa Cahan Davis and Helen Hatat.
You can see and hear the speech and the presentation in this video log. There are several examples of Al Shelton leather art, as well as, other historic photographs shown in the video.
Call Greg M. Atkin AT 714-663-0071 for additional details.
Al's historic studio will be closing very soon and his personal collection is now for sale! This is your chance to own a piece of western art history.
As Al would say, "I look to seeing ya!"
"Cowboy Artist to the Stars" Al Shelton (click photo to watch video)
AL SHELTON... ARTISAN IN THE NEWS!
Western artist Al Shelton is honored by both KCET television and National Public Radio (NPR) with a TV profile and radio story, respectively.
Listen to the NPR story on-line right now!
The NPR radio program about the life and career of "Cowboy Artist to the Stars" Al Shelton is a wonderfully done historical narrative that is available for listening right now on the web.
Please go to the ALL Things Considered program link below and click the "Listen" button to hear the story.
KCET Public Television presents a short biographical program about Western Artist Al Shelton.
The KCET historical profile was filmed in December 2006 and first aired in early January 2007. The short television story was developed for the popular Life & Times program on PBS. The film will air again during the year in sync with the Gene Autry Centennial celebration presented in 2007 by the Autry National Center in Los Angeles.
Read about Western Artist Al Shelton in this Los Angeles Times article written in 2004 by Hugh Hart.
Purchase the Al Shelton "Living History" audio book now! Click on the above image.
HOT OFF THE PRESS!
The Al Shelton "Cowboy Artist to the Stars" Living History audio book is now available from Artisan StudioWorks. The two CD audio book is the product of two years of very enjoyable work by Al Shelton and Greg M. Atkin.
The first CD is autobiographical and is read by the author Al Shelton. Al also entertains with his guitar and vocal arrangements of a few favorite cowboy tunes.
The second CD includes a presentation by Matthew Nelson and his rendition of the Ricky Nelson hit song "Lonesome Town". Al goes on to describe his artwork, play the guitar and he reads a few of his cowboy poems and stories.
Click on the photo above to purchase the audio book!
Only $20.00 plus $3.00 S&H for the Al Shelton Living History 2 CD set.
Master Shona Sculptor Alex Chitura Welcomes You!
Regis Galerie at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas
The famous Regis Galerie in Las Vegas has invited master Shona Artist & Sculptor Alex Chitura to show his new series of African animal stone sculptures.
Regis Galerie General Manager Ike Dweck has asked Alex Chitura to create a special collection of his small African animal stone sculptures for his gallery. These "one of a kind" and highly detailed stone sculptures are very popular with collectors world wide.
Regis Galerie is a premier gallery in Las Vegas and is located in the Canal Shops at the Venetian Hotel on the strip. Alex's artwork is in good company along with other well know artists, such as, Frederic Remington.
Hand Carved African Elephant Sculpture
AL SHELTON DELIVERS CUSTOM HAND TOOLED LEATHER GUITAR COVER
Click on the photo above to see more photos
Hand tooled leather guitar cover made for the Martin Guitar Company museum
Western artist Al Shelton began carving his exquisite hand tool leather guitar cover -commissioned by the Martin Guitar Company- in 2005. The project took longer than he had anticipated due to his poor eye sight.
Well, as you can see by the photo above, the guitar cover is now complete and it was delivered in April 2009 to the Martin Guitar Museum for placement.
Click on the link below to see more photos of this master piece leather guitar cover.
Matthew Nelson, son of famed Rick Nelson, with Al Shelton in the studio.
Legendary stuntman Loren Janes with his good friend and Western Artisan Al Shelton
ORDER THE JOHN PISANO GUITAR NIGHT CALENDAR GIFT COLLECTION WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
All yours for only $26.00 plus $6.00 US Shipping.
The collection includes the John Pisano Perpetual Guitar Night Calendar (12" x 14"), a heart shaped Stone Guitar Pick and a FREE Guitar College DVD Magazine (a $50.00 combined retail value).
The John Pisano Guitar Night Calendar is the work of noted jazz photographer Bob Barry. As a matter of fact, one of the calendar photos of the late jazz guitarist Al Viola was selected by the Grammy committee to honor Al Viola during the "In Memoriam" part of the 2008 Grammy award show.
Click on the image above to see the new heart shaped Pendant & Locket
Stone Pick Pendant and Locket
Check out the new heart shaped -Rhodium plated- Pendant & Locket complete with a semi-precious stone guitar pick.
The natural stone guitar picks come in several colors and mount into the locket for a beautiful look. Several engraved images are available including a Dove and a Celtic Cross. A leather necklace is included along with the jewelry box.
(click on the photo above to visit the Stone Pick Jewelry page)
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