Denny Dent was an amazing and unique artist. Word’s don’t do him justice, but here is a little excerpt from his Web site followed by a video which will instantly let you know why his work was so unique.
Denny Dent has been described as the world’s only “rock and roll painter”. The painting was secondary to Denny. The message was most important. His message was to stir creativity in people.
His repertoire featured renderings of John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Elton John, Mick Jagger, Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra, and Tina Turner, to name a few.
With three brushes in each hand, Denny paints portraits on six foot canvasses in the time it takes to play a few carefully selected pieces of music. Whether painting Jimi Hendrix, General Colin Powell, Jack Niklaus or Martin Luther King, Jr.
The artist himself refers to his work as “a passionate dance on canvas,” and those who have seen his creations are compelled to agree.
Then this guy studied under Denny and is a little clone: