Goodbye John Bellany, a Real Character

I was sad to learn that Scottish artist John Bellany had died at the age of 71. I first learned of his work through a card deck published by the Marine Stewardship Council in the U.K. He did a gorgeous painting for one of the Jokers in that transformation pack. It is so rare for people to create and publish transformation packs, and this is a great one.



Goodbye, goodbye, another character of inspiration gone.


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I shall miss such quirkiness in the homogenized world.


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2 Comments on “Goodbye John Bellany, a Real Character”

  1. That’s sad news. He was the same age as my dad.

    I love the Joker though. Nice and bright and fresh.

  2. JJ Says:

    Yes, I agree, lovely and fresh and great colours!

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