WE SUPPORT OUR TROOPS AND COUNTRY. Mark Karvon grew up in the Chicago area. From an early age he was interested in drawing.In High School his course work included electives in architectural design and mechanical drawing. Upon graduating, he attended college and studied aeronautical engineering for a short time.
In the early 1990's Mark befriended the world renowned marine artist Charles Vickery. Through their friendship and Charles's guidance, Mark's drawing skills improved and he began to explore other media including oil painting. Not only was Charles instrumental in teaching Mark about composition and the finer points of creating art, but he also offered much wisdom regarding life in general.
They remained good friends until Charles passed away in 1998. Some of Mark's early commissioned works include small illustrations for advertisements in a local newspaper and portrait work for friends and associates. From 1996 to 1997 he worked under commission for the Illinois Railway Museum creating original works depicting many of the locomotives in the museum's collection. In 1999 Mark moved to North Carolina with his wife and children.
Since that time Mark's portfolio has continued to grow through ongoing commissioned paintings, drawings and technical illustrations for industrial and commercial clients as well as private collectors. Mark's work is collected by veterans, corporate clients, the armed services and art connoisseurs around the world.
His work hangs in public and private collections worldwide. " Merkava Mk III BAZ " Mark Karvon Giclee Print. The Merkava tank is the main battle tank of the Israeli Defense Force.
Being a small country, Israel has always placed the main emphasis of the Merkava design on crew protection with such design features as a front-mounted engine and modular armor. Continually upgraded since the Merkava was introduced, the heavily armored tank has gone through several variants as the war fighting requirements have evolved. The version depicted is the Merkava Mk III BAZ. It featured a more powerful engine, a larger 120mm gun and a new armor package.
The Merkava tank continues to evolve with the latest version being the Merkava Mk IV but the Mk II and Mk II versions will continue to serve along side the latest versions of the tank for many years to come. Copyrights and watermarks shown will not appear on actual print. Prints are signed by the artist and feature an extra 1 border to allow for matting and framing.
The term "giclee" denotes an elevation in printmaking technology. Images are generated from high resolution digital scans and printed with archival quality inks onto various substrates including canvas, fine art, and photo-base paper.The giclee printing process provides better color accuracy than other means of reproduction. The quality of the giclee print rivals traditional silver-halide and gelatin printing processes and is commonly found in museums, art galleries, and photographic galleries. All Limited Edition artwork is subject to availability at time of order. The item "Merkava Mk III BAZ Mark Karvon Print Israeli Defense Force Battle Tank" is in sale since Thursday, July 26, 2012. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "airplanesandmore" and is located in Saint Johns, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.