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Old 01-13-2012, 03:37 PM   #1
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'Bearstream' My 55 Safari in a painting

My friend, Marilynn Mason used my 55 Safari as a model in one of her paintings. She does whimsical paintings of bears doing human things in an early 20th century vintage illustrator style. She started with a vintage canned ham trailer in the painting. I told her that she should use an Airstream and call it Bearstream. Haha. I gave her this photo of my Safari and she painted it in over the canned ham. The painting is not quite finished yet, but since this is the Airforums, I figured people would like to see the unfinished version.
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:49 PM   #2
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:56 PM   #3
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Very nice indeed!
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I don't think that she makes t shirts
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Tee hee! Cute!

She could license the image to Airstream.
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Old 01-13-2012, 04:04 PM   #6
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That is just GREAT, maybe I could twist her arm to paint a 'BearStream Classic Motorhome"??? Sure she tends to stay with Vintage, rather than current though. Thanks for a great photo. Derek
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That is super! Does she have any more bear art up online? She is very very good. Thanks for sharing.
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I googled Marilynn Mason. There are a few websites that show her paintings. I will try to include a link. I don't know if she will do any more Airstream paintings. She also seems to be slowing down on the bear paintings. She has done the bears for many years and I think that her passion is Native American portraits now. It took her almost a year to finish Bearstream. I'm glad you all are enjoying it.

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Marilynn Mason at Crows Nest Trading Co
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WOW! I wish she had these in a book. I found 2 pages of her bear series Bear Series I am definitely a fan. Love the soft colors and detail but most of all love that the bears are out and doing everything and where I wish I were. I thoroughly enjoyed looking through her paintings and the emotions her art evokes. I would expect to see some of her other series such as western art and native American on the walls of Wall Drug. Amazing. Thanks Wheelerimage.

Western artwork by artist Marilynn Mason

Artwork of Native Americans by Marilynn Mason
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