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Title: SG2000

The electric guitar is a symbol of rebellion, power, and grace under fire. In it’s brief history it’s made more waves in the musical community then many long-time instruments could ever hope to stir up. I mean, could you imagine Jimmy Paige swaggering across the stage with a bassoon? Or Chuck Berry duck-walking with a clarinet?

…so… long live this cornerstone of rock music, and it’s countless devotees.

This particular piece was my very first commission. The guitar is a Yamaha SG2000 that a fan in Oregon owns. The gentlemen liked the style of my Crazy Notes pictures and wanted his guitar to be the next instrument in the series. He sent me pictures of his axe and I just thought, WOW what a great looking guitar – the cherry-burst finish is killer and the binding, and the headstock….

You can check out the progress postings here…

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Music Art & Musical Instrument Art

Original Music & Musical Art by Bart Castle

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electric guitar, guitar, yamaha, sg2000, commission, colorful, crazy notes, notes, music, musical, music art, musical art, bart castle, original, music art work, music art paintings, pop music art, music wall art, rock music art, jazz music art, musical instruments art, kids dinosaur art, fantasy art drawings, fantasy art illustration, whimsical art, dinosaur art

Comments

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandalmost 3 years ago

    Looks like you broke a string. Must have been a hearty jam session. Awesome!!

  • Thanks JR, the broken string is kind of a superstition thing for me, sort of like telling fellow cast members to “break a leg” before a big performance – props on the fast comment, I’d only had this picture uploaded for a few minutes when you commented last night, hah!

    – Bart Castle

  • Steve Farr
    Steve Farralmost 3 years ago

    This looks COOL!!!~S

  • Noah .
    Noah .almost 3 years ago

    Nice work!

  • Redviolin
    Redviolinover 2 years ago

    How wonderful …love it

  • Kay Cunningham
    Kay Cunninghamalmost 2 years ago

    Great work Bart! Like your video clip too!

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