Friday, August 19, 2016

Rio Olympics: A Man on Fire

Frenchman Kevin Mayer was like a man on fire in the closing events of the Men's Olympic Decathlon.  He had posted the longest throws in both the Discus and the Javelin.  The question remained, did he have it in his legs to put over seven seconds into the American Decathlon defending Gold Medalists to steel the top step of the podium in the final competition.  After nine events in less than 37 hours, the athletes would end the Decathlon with a 1,500 meter race.  A cruel finish to a grueling event.

This is a small watercolors and ink painting measuring just 4"x6" and was created using Yarka St. Petersburg watercolors and Steve Quiller brushes from www.richesonart.com.  This painting and all of my Olympics artwork will be available through my artist website at www.greigleach.com.  To purchase this particular painting just follow the direct link at the end of this post.  Remember this is an original work of art, so once it has been sold, it is gone.  Don't delay buy it now!

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