Adam Bucci is a Los Angeles-based actor and visible artist making a reputation for himself along with his painted denim jackets.
Matt Bomer lately Instagrammed the jacket Bucci made for him that includes a portrait of Sigourney Weaver as Ripley within the “Alien” franchise. “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Karen Gillan additionally confirmed off a Bucci design of an imposing lion’s head on Instagram.
Bucci, 37, started his aspect enterprise — formally known as Small City Weirdo — two years in the past, however he refocused his vitality on portray when performing jobs and the event of a werewolf movie he’s engaged on along with his husband, Adam Huss, slowed down as a result of pandemic.
“After the preliminary shock of lockdown wore off I wanted a strategy to keep inventive,” Bucci tells Selection. “I dusted off my paints and brushes, invested in 20 jackets and set to work.” Ranging in worth from $300 to $2,000, commissions can take as much as 13 weeks to finish.
“Material can actually take in the paint, and it takes further lengthy to construct colours that can pop as a result of of all of the layering and the drying time that’s wanted in between,” Bucci explains. Most of his work in the mean time pays homage to style movies.
“My husband and I are large nerds when it comes right down to it,” Bucci says. “We love monsters; we love superheroes; we acquire figures which are all all through the residence. We also have a big five-foot canvas of the ‘Creature From the Black Lagoon’ in our lounge.”
For extra info, go to smalltownweirdo.com.