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    Bar owner paints nude portrait of Sarah Palin and mounts it in his bar...oh and his daughter was the model

    Bruce Elliott has painted a nude portrait of Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and hung it above the Old Town Ale House, where it's now a prime attraction among his display of more than 200 celebrity portraits and other racy art.

    Elliott's wife, Tobin Mitchen, owns the bar on Chicago's North Side,

    Palin became Elliott's muse after he saw her on TV.

    "I've been following her religiously," he said Monday at the bar. "I had never heard of her before, like everyone else. I find her bizarrely fascinating, even though I pretty much despise everything she stands for."
    Despite their political differences, Elliott admits to a bit of a crush on the Alaska governor. He began painting her smile and trademark glasses, he said, before filling in the details: a gun, red high heels, polar bear rug, rugged Alaska landscape and a scared moose. His daughter, who looks a little like Palin and does a great impression of her, served as model for the governor's body.

    Since Elliott, 68, hung the portrait Thursday, it's been a steady draw at the dive bar, which is a popular spot for Second Citycomedians to grab beers and play pinball after shows. But after the image hit the Internet on Monday, interest exploded.

    "We got a bunch of people in tonight," Elliott said. "They're coming to take pictures with their camera phones. The photo is all over the place."

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    I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks it a bit creepy that his daugter posed nude for him to paint the photo! Bleeech!
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    Quote Originally Posted by adroitcuffs View Post
    I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks it a bit creepy that his daugter posed nude for him to paint the photo! Bleeech!
    What? Its not like he didn't used to change her diaper or anything....

























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    She is hot in her own little way! I'd Hit it!
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    Many years ago, I worked for the highway dept in a small CT town. This was way back before PC stuff became the norm. There was an artist in town who painted, among other things, nudes. He had one such painting that he didn't like that much and it made its way to the highway dept lunch room where it was hung for all to see. IMO, it was a pretty good painting.


    It was never a problem until the dept hired a young man who was shocked to see a nude picture of his Mom hanging on the wall.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adroitcuffs View Post
    I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks it a bit creepy that his daugter posed nude for him to paint the photo! Bleeech!

    I have to agree, that is a bit creepy!

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    First of all that looks like it was drawn with crayons. Anybody else see Peggy Hill instead of Palin? When I was reading the article I thought it was going to be somewhat realistic. And it creeps me out his daughter was the model. Yuk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    First of all that looks like it was drawn with crayons. Anybody else see Peggy Hill instead of Palin? When I was reading the article I thought it was going to be somewhat realistic. And it creeps me out his daughter was the model. Yuk.
    Xiphos, you're absolutely right - it does look like Peggy Hill!

    I agree about the style of the painting and the whole daughter-as-model thing.




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    Pretty gross to have his daughter serve as a model.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    Xiphos, you're absolutely right - it does look like Peggy Hill!
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    As painters go, it's not overly unheard of to use your children to pose. Nude is another thing entirely and I think it's kind of creepy.
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    to think that
    A) this guy used his daughter as a model for a nude painting; and
    B) the subject of the nude painting is a woman he thinks is super hot is the weirdest thing I have ever heard of.
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    Why does she have such a huge bush!??!?!?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ender View Post
    Why does she have such a huge bush!??!?!?!
    His daughter doesn't own a waxing kit?
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