About the Book
This book details the step-by-step progress of national artist Mark Chickinelli's largest painting to date, "La Cuba Gloriosa" which translates in english, Glorious Cuba. This book celebrates the colorful culture of Cuba showing its glorious and colorful history of cigars, agriculture, architecture, flowers, classic cars, landscapes, people, atmosphere, animals, plants, art, music, political history, games and pastimes in an epic oil painting. Throughout the book Mark comments on the different aspects that went into making this large painting, from his influences to the first meeting with his client, and on to starting the painting to the final finished stages. Truly a milestone in Chickinelli's career.