of a New Day" is a panoramic 3D rendering of a retro-futuristic
scene - it's set in a hangar (or garage) in the Future That Never
any garage, it's cluttered with the bits and pieces and odds and
ends that haven't quite made the cut of daily life - along with
an assortment of tools, appliances, and whatnot. There are some
interesting bits stored away in there.
the Robot and his human companion are taking a brief look through
the morning paper over a cup of coffee. Any minute now that Buck
Rogers-style retro rocket is likely to get warmed up and taken out
for a spin.
title is taken from a posthumous Gershwin collaboration that was
used as a theme song for the 1939 New York World's Fair - the Fair
whose theme was "The World of Tomorrow".
spent quite a long time on this image and its characters, who should
be showing up in other renderings as time goes on. The picture itself
started as a 3D rendering but I've done some overpainting in Photoshop
to refine and finish it.
print is an on-demand, open edition reproduction of my digital painting.
Its resolution is 300 DPI at a full size of 32 by 16 inches. There's
a narrow border on the sides all around the image area. You can
frame the print as is or matte it, if you like, to a different (standard)
Bradley W. Schenck 2003