Elvis Presley – The King is Alive!

And you thought Elvis Presley has moved on to a different world. Remember all the rumors about him being still alive? Those stories went on for years and I would bet there are some folks who want to believe it or they do believe it. How could you not love Elvis? Many young girls had a poster of Elvis on her bedroom wall, except for me. My catholic father wouldn’t have such a thing.


Sorry Dad, I was not trying to get back at you when I decided to do this life-size replica of animated Elvis. I was in the middle of creating a series of musicians on silk. Elvis just happened to be COOL of Cool so I thought, why not? It requires seven steps to produce a silk painting but it is worth every moment of labor. It is similar to water-color but there is no forgiveness of the craft. It takes guts to begin a large piece. You are either going to ruin your very expensive silk or you will be delighted at the development once it has been steamed and hung dry.
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The question is, where shall Elvis go now? I was thinking of finding a home at the Hard Rock Cafe or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Possibly, you might know of someone who is a major Elvis collector. There must be some places in Beverly Hills that would find a home for him.

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