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Beat Bop

January 29th, 2015  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

Beat Bop

This 19″ x 5′ acrylic painting is painted on a framed out wooden panel. Chain smoking octopus and regulation drinking bird. $1750.00 

The Red Mood

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

The Red Mood

This 5′ long by 22.5″ tall acrylic painting on wood was originally made as a custom bar top. This is a real Rory Skagen cocktail. The recipe is simple: Two parts Depatie and Freeling, one part Angie Dickenson’s mood, and then, just a whisper of Vermouth mixed in with the paint. SOLD

The Blue Hour

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

The Blue Hour

This 35.5″ long by 13″ tall acrylic painting on wood was made as a companion to Rory Skagen’s “The Red Mood”. The recipe is again simple:  Eight years of Saturday morning cartoons, one too many bitter Manhattans, and just a twist of Balla. SOLD

Cave Dance

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

Cave Dance

This 5′ long by 22.5″ tall acrylic painting on wood comes with a custom ebonized red oak frame with a subtle opalescent frost blue glaze. As you can see by this painting; before civilization came and screwed everything up, life was pretty good. SOLD

Stewed Gorilla

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

Stewed Gorilla

This 35.5″ long by 13″ tall acrylic painting on wood comes with a kick-ass weathered gold bamboo frame. Drawn to the tropical since childhood, this sordid little party is the archetype of Rory Skagen’s jungle fantasy. SOLD

The 18,000th Hole

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

The 18,000th Hole

This 5′ long by 22.5″ tall acrylic painting on wood comes with a custom ebonized red oak frame with a subtle opalescent red glaze. This painting is about what ultimately happens to you when you travel through space in a booze bottle shaped rocket. SOLD

Closing Night

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

Closing Night

This 5′ long by 22.5″ tall acrylic painting on wood comes with a custom ebonized red oak frame with a subtle opalescent frost purple glaze. This painting is Rory Skagen’s ode to Halloween and drinking humor. What a way to go. sold

The Brimstone Club

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

The Brimstone Club

This 5′ long by 22.5″ tall acrylic painting on wood comes with a custom ebonized red oak frame with a subtle opalescent frost red glaze. Inspired by memories of being a deejay/manager of a live nude stage show in Tucson, Az. “I completely empathize with the demons that work in hell trying to keep everybody […]

The Aquarium

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

The Aquarium

This 5′ long by 22.5″ tall acrylic painting on wood comes with a custom ebonized red oak frame with a subtle opalescent pea green glaze. Sold

The Drunkenville Carnival

January 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in The Cocktail Hours

The Drunkenville Carnival

This 5′ long by 22.5″ tall acrylic painting on wood comes with a custom ebonized red oak frame with a subtle opalescent pea green glaze. “This painting is inspired by a neighborhood bar where I grew up called, ‘The Lazy V’. I remember this whole crowd coming down our desert street on the way to […]