Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Taggy Ann

Another Painter piece. It's an illustration of the B-24 'Taggy Anne' on the raid on the Ploiesti Romania oil fields in 1943. The raid was a mess from the start and it went down hill from there. Here's the Wiki page on it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Tidal_Wave

I enjoyed this because I was able to have fun with the shadows and reflections. There's been many
works of art based on the raid but, none from this angle and it has a very personal feel to it.

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