The Year The Music Died

The Year The Music Died – a tribute to the late David Bowie, Prince and Leonard Cohen.

Graphite and gold leaf on paper,
18″ x 24″, 2018

© copyright François Champagne-Limoges

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Three of my favorite artists of all time and eternal legends. Lots of love was poured into this drawing. Thank you for your legacy of powerful songs and wonderful music. May you rest in peace. Love forever.

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Above: Black and White version, before the gold leaf was applied.

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Above: detail of David Bowie.

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Above: detail of Prince.

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Above: detail of Leonard Cohen.

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Above: detail of David Bowie’s hand.

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Above: detail of Prince’s hand.

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Above and below: The application process of gold leaf.

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