first Q project!

June 24, 2010 at 10:35 am Leave a comment

Vintage stainless steel barber chair

BEFORE $10

Picked up this sweet little beauty (chair;) at a yard sale for $10.  It’s hydraulic and heavy, but was in good condition.  My family goes back 5 generations in the Spanish Colonial Arts.  My brother is a tinsmith and I’ve trained as a retablo artist (icons of the saints painted on wood boards).  I love the art and I also love juxtaposing the iconography with modern themes.  The image from this chair is the one that appears in our banner.

The chair is currently  at a furniture consignment house frequented by Hollywood studio types retailing for $400 🙂  So maybe you’ll see it again In Plain Site 😉

~ Sean

AFTER

hand painted acrylic "Our Lady of Guadalupe" icon.


Our Lady Of Guadalupe

Our Lady Of Guadalupe Detail

Our Lady of Guadalupe detail 2

Our Lady of Guadalupe detail 2

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