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Unique Sports Artist Paul Van Scott Featured In New Sports Bar.

May 23rd, 2013

Unique Sports Artist Paul Van Scott Featured In New Sports Bar.

When Juan Ruiz decided to open a new sports bar outside Dallas Texas he wanted it to really stand out. Plenty of large flat screen TVs were a given but he also wanted sports art. Something a little different. While perusing the web site Fine Art America that's exactly what he found. He stumbled across the work of Paul Van Scott, a part time sports broadcaster, part time artist. His take on sports images is a cross between mystical and electrical. He creates sports pieces that look like they are strait out of a sports fantasy dream.
"I just wanted one or two but I quickly became addicted. We have 11 up so far and a plan to purchase more in the future" Ruiz says. "We were so impressed with Pauls work we put a plaque up with the art giving him full credit".
Van Scott is no stranger to having his work displayed prominently. He has had a piece as decoration on the show "Glee" and also in the 2013 movie "Promised Land". How did he come up with this unique look? "Just goofing...

Freddie Mercury By Paul Van Scott Art Featured On GLEE

November 12th, 2011

Freddie Mercury By Paul Van Scott Art Featured On GLEE

Paul Van Scott found out the world of major network TV fast and furious. Fox television contacted him in late September and early in November he was sitting at home watching an episode of GLEE that featured his Freddie Mercury art print as set decoration. "I'm not sure I can call it 'featured' ha ha, it got about 4 seconds air time but it was kind of neat" says the artist from Palm Bay Florida. My wife and I were on vacation in DC and I got an email, it just went from there. they were great about updating me on production and letting me know when the episode would air". Were they honest about camera time for the purple background Queen lead singer in action art print? "Oh sure, the contact I had was with the set designer and she let me know what shot it would be in and how much exposure it may get". Van Scott says it is nice to be able to say your art was on a hit TV Show. "Yeah I wish they could have revolved the plot around my piece...just kidding. Seriously though it really was an...

Artist Takes Mosaics To The Next Level With Candy, Coins, Even Baseballs

July 18th, 2011

Artist Takes Mosaics To The Next Level With Candy, Coins, Even Baseballs

Artist Takes Mosaics to the Next Level With Candy, Coins...Even Baseballs?

Paul Van Scott makes incredible digital mosaic images using anything and everything. Gone are the days of tile and glass mosaics. Van Scott uses objects related to the final image to create amazing art pieces. Coke Bottles made of bottle caps, Santa Claus made of MM candies, Abraham Lincoln made of pennies and New York Yankee Derek Jeter made of baseballs just to name a few. The wild part is the detail. From a short distance you can't even tell you're looking at a mosaic.
"At first I did the usual pictures made of tiny photos" says Van Scott. "I had lots of success and was commissioned to do corporate logos and a magazine cover or two, but I really wanted to get creative and produce something cool you just don't ever see". Mission accomplished. The web site Final Score Products showcases his work. What are some of his favorites? "Thats tough, I really like the movies 'Back to the Future' and...