Cut to the Drummer: Bill Ward/Black Sabbath (UPDATED)
Portrait of Bill Ward from Black Sabbath | 16" x 20" | Acrylic and other stuff on Canvas
I was asked by Sandra Dionisi along with a few other Drawgers who will probably be posting soon also to participate in this amazing exhibition. From the website: “Cut to the Drummer is 50 portraits of 50 drummers by 50 artists. Who will be featured? The talented. The notorious. The influential. The drummers. From Jazz great Tony Williams to Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham. From Neil Peart of Rush, to Travis Barker of Blink 182. Who are the artists? You’ve seen their work in every major publication in Western culture. In magazines. Newspapers. Broadway posters. Books. Postage stamps. Product packaging. T-shirts. They are the aesthetic leaders of our times.
"Cut to the Drummer is an Art show and Drumming Event in support of F.U.M.S. for the MS Society of Canada Scholarship Program. It is the fourth public art show mounted byThe Bepo + Mimi Project, a Toronto-based organization that promotes the value of illustration as an art form. It is supported by Joint Design Advocacy, a Canadian group that facilitates and supports great design thinking in Canada."
Bill Ward thumbnail
Bill Ward final sketch
I hope the show goes off without a hitch and wish I could be up there for the opening.
Courtesy Warner Bros. Records
1970, Paris: Backstage footage and an excellent performance of their song, Paranoid. They were so full of energy...the band was very new and they were out there to kick ass!
Thought I'd add more great film! Iron Man!
Black Sabbath doing the song Black Sabbath. "Official' video.
...and probably the craziest concert I've seen. 100,000 people and they were all in Ozzy's hands. Children of the Grave 1974