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Sr-71 Metal Print featuring the painting Sr-71 Blackbird by Stu Shepherd

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Sr-71 Blackbird Metal Print

by Stu Shepherd

$39.15

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Sr-71 Blackbird metal print by Stu Shepherd.   Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of a metal print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 1/16" thick aluminum. The aluminum sheet is offset from the wall by a 3/4" thick wooden frame which is attached to the back (see below). The high gloss of the aluminum sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results.

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2 - 3 business days

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Atlanta, GA

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Congratulations on your recent sale!!!

Very cool piece, vibrant

Congratulations on your sale!!!

Congratulations on your sale!

Congrats on your sale...........Odon.

Wow, what a great illustrator you are! I was a technical illustrator for Lockheed for 13 years, and worked with the best. You are in that category.

Super rendering of the Blackbirdů..still my favorite, and most impressive aircraft.

Excellent painting, the details are perfect

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Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of a metal print.   Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 1/16" thick aluminum.

The aluminum sheet is offset from the wall by a 3/4" thick wooden frame which is attached to the back.   The wooden frame includes a hanging wire for easy mounting on your wall (see photo on the left).

All metal prints ship within 3 - 4 business days and arrive "ready to hang" with mounting hooks and nails.

Metal prints are extremely durable.   They're lightweight.  They won't bend, and they're water resistant.

The high gloss of the aluminum sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results.

For additional product photos and information, visit our metal prints product page.

Artist's Description

The Blackbird was the ultimate product of the brilliant mind of aeronautical engineer Clarence "Kelly" Johnson and his "Skunk Works" - the super-secret cadre of innovators at Lockheed. First flown in 1964 and operationally retired in 1998, the Blackbird is still recognized as the fastest and highest flying operational aircraft to ever have flown. Easily surpassing Mach 3 (though the real top speed is still classified), an SR-71 flew from New York to London in 1 hour and 54 minutes in 1974. It was known to leak fuel at prodigious rates on the grount as its skin was designed to have gaps, but the expansion of the metal at speed (and thus high heat) sealed the plane up tight. Skin temperatures are thought to have reached red hot temperatures at certain points at high speed. The innovations within the Blackbird design were legion, including the first effective stealth techonology. on top of its extreme speed and endurance. The SR-71 was designed for one role - photo reconsassance. At 8...

About Stu Shepherd

Stu Shepherd

Stu Shepherd has been an aviation illustrator for nearly twenty years. His work is mostly known by box cover art on aircraft model kits made by Revell and Monogram models, for whom he has done over 150 images. Stu has also worked in the Computer Game and Internet Community industries. While the main body of his work revolves around aviation subjects, he is also creates art in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Genres, with his strength in spaceship design and environments. He lives in Modesto, California.

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