OZZY OSBOURNE Pens Introduction To Book Of Art

Kerry Lengel of The Arizona Republic is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne has penned the introduction to painter Michael Godard's upcoming book of art, titled "Don't Drink and Draw", due in August.

Longhaired and tattooed, with a taste for leather clothes, he certainly looks like he could be the fifth member of MÖTLEY CRÜE. But although he does hang out with singer Vince Neil, not to mention Ozzy Osbourne, his greatest hits aren't composed of monster riffs and drum solos, but rather of his signature images of martini glasses and walking olives.

"Five years ago, I was in a costume in front of a log ride doing caricatures, and now I'm considered the Number 1-selling artist in the world," says Godard, who divides his time between Las Vegas and Southern California.

Godard's paintings, sold as limited-edition prints in galleries across the country (including the Desert Sun Art Gallery at Scottsdale Fashion Square), are homage to the vices of Sin City — drinking, gambling, cigars and sex.

Read the rest of the article at The Arizona Republic.

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