is a panoramic, retro-futuristic science fiction vision I've named
after Nat Gonella's* tune "It's a Pair of Wings for Me" (1940).
open cockpit roadster rockets and art deco industrial architecture
are all part of a sort of Buck Rogers era "Future That Never Was"
that I've been developing in most of my recent work. This is a 10,000
pixel wide 3D rendering that took longer than anyone would believe
print is a limited run reproduction of my digital painting. Its
resolution is 300 DPI at a full size of 35 by 13 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 2002
Gonella was a British dance band leader whose two bands (the Georgians
and the New Georgians) were popular in Britain during the 1930's
and 1940's. I was introduced to his music through the soundtrack
for Dennis Potter's "Pennies from Heaven". There are several excellent
compilation CDs available which showcase Nat's trumpet, vocals,
and terrific bands.