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Sports Art Painting of basketball player dunking a basketball shot. I used a photo of Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers dunking a basketball as reference material for the painting. I did change it from the original by changing to position of the arms and also the coloring. The basketball player painting art is 4 feet by 8 feet, acrylic on unstretched canvas.
Good quote from Kobe Bryant: “I can't relate to lazy people. We don't speak the same language. I don't understand you. I don't want to understand you.” Why I like the quote is because I paint five days a week and there are a lot of artists that do not understand that it is important to show up into their studio regularly to produce work. It is not about inspiration but about hard work. I work on the theory that if you paint a lot of paintings some are bound to be good. As they say about baseball, if you can hit three for ten you are a great player. I probably paint one good painting out of ten painted. But if I don’t paint the ten paintings I am not going to get the good one.