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Native Poster featuring the mixed media Black Elk Drum Painting by Karon Melillo DeVega







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5.38" x 8.00"


7.38" x 10.00"





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Black Elk Drum Painting Poster


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Black Elk Drum Painting poster by Karon Melillo DeVega.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Stunning art Karon , Very beautiful with a cool story. V/F

thanks to the buyer from Manhattan KS, i am so happy you chose my work and appreciate your purchase, thank you very much

many thanks to all of you for your wonderful comments, i appreciate your kindness, also thank you for the FAA group features

I love it! The grouse feathers really set it off!

Wow - this is an exceptional piece - truly outstanding!!

Congratulations! Your art has been chosen to be featured on the home page of the Tribes Group!

The drum looks tremendous Karon. What a great story, I'm sure he would be proud of the art you have adorned it with. It looks beautiful. I hope he comes back into your life and has a chance to see what you have created. Howard.

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Artist's Description

in the year 2001 while in a public place, a stranger walked up to me and presented me with a hand-crafted drum, and said to me, "this is for you, turn it into art". the drum itself is a beautiful work of art, it has a wonderful sound. i graciously accepted this gift from this man who told me he is of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, he had seen some of my works, and he wanted me to have this gift. I kept this drum for several years after, and i thought about it often, but it was not until the year 2008 that i actually finished this painting which i painted in tribute to the man who gave the drum to me and a tribute to the Blackfeet Nation. I call it "Black Elk" It is a hand-crafted deerskin drum which i painted with acrylics, then sewed into the face of the drum wild turkey feathers found on a hike in the wilderness, a tied together with red leather thonging and for the finishing touch added one brass bead and two glass trade beads. I took a foto of my work, then touched...

About Karon Melillo DeVega

Karon Melillo DeVega

Art is my passion. I am an Impressionist Painter influenced by the great Masters of impressionism and fauvism Karon Melillo DeVega The Bleu Raven Art and Photography Studio Missoula Montana USA rm_f1st('0','350','true','false','000000','4qo39hjxuwl','true','ff0000'); All art work paintings and photography Copyright Karon Melillo DeVega All rights reserved All images are copyright Karon Melillo DeVega and may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted or downloaded in any way, shape or form. All rights reserved. Copying, altering, displaying or redistribution without written permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.

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