Scenes for Quiet Walls Series of Digital Paintings

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Cupid’s Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, 1991
Digital painting
20 in wide by 14 high
J Kearns

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And here’s what it looks like today. Spiffier. I like the old building better. I mean, if you’re going to get married in Las Vegas, don’t you want it to be midnight and in a Whitman’s Candy Sampler box? I know if I was getting married in Las Vegas that’s how I’d want it.

I dunno. I may take out the car. I’ve taken it out and put it back in already because it just didn’t look right without the car. But I like the idea of an empty street.

My reference pic.

Used as reference for "Cupid's Chapel" digital painting

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Juli Kearns

Juli Kearns is the author of Thunderbird and the Ball of Twine and Unending Wonders of a Subatomic World (or) In Search of the Great Penguin. She is also an artist/photographer, and the person behind the web alter of "Idyllopus Press".

5 thoughts on “Scenes for Quiet Walls Series of Digital Paintings”

  1. I like the older building a lot better too. It looks like something out of a David Lynch movie!

    And your description of a Whitman’s Sampler box was perfect…

  2. Oh, goodie, a comment on the wedding chapel. The old building is just such an unbeatable classic. There aren’t many buildings that make you wonder at every foot that ever stepped over its threshhold. This is one of them.

  3. Keep the car. It makes the irreality feel pretty real.

    The scene reminds me of my old haunts in Lakewood, only the Cupid sign was a Malley’s Chocolates and there was musicians swapshop (might now be a headshop) across the road. It’s a great stretch of street to walk.

    Very nice. Thank you.

  4. Love this pic! Got married here 35 years ago. We have a picure with our 1970 Chevy Monte Carlo out front all decked out!!

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