Under the Ancient Sun Sign by Frank McCarthy
Frank McCarthy’s iconic warriors travel through the vast, time-carved canyon in “Under the Sun Sign.” “You can find these petroglyphs in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Texas and all over the Southwest,” said Frank McCarthy.
“Everything changes, people move on and cultures die out . . . but many leave the story of their passing.”
Frank McCarthy knew from an early age that his passion was art, copying from his favorite comic strips. Encouraged by his parents and art teachers, he enrolled at fourteen in New York’s Art Students League, studying first under George Bridgeman and then under Reginald Marsh. After high school graduation, he studied for three years at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute with a major in illustration. Following his studies, McCarthy embarked on his art career as a commercial illustrator in New York City. He painted illustrations for most of the paperback book publishers, magazines, movie companies and advertisements. He created works that became posters for such movies as the James Bond series. Frank McCarthy’s talents were highly sought-after by art directors enabling him to work as a free lance illustrator for many years. His art career spanned over 50 years, beginning with a request for a western cover for a magazine by an art director.”
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