Funny where your artwork ends up! In this case it was my commercial advertising work.. I had to paint the ‘frozen’ city on the poster, the man and the dog were photographed by Sydney photographer Mike Skelton and comped over my painting.
I was walking into the centre of Beijing that day (July 2004 – a 2.5 hr walk) in hot humid conditions and came across my painting on the ad. So I had to stop and photograph it. I think the Chinese man on the bike was thinking the same as me… “I’d kill for a cold drink!”
If I find the original painting, I’ll post it here..