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Castro Valley artist’s work in time-lapse

By Eric Kurhi
Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 12:09 pm in Alameda County, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Crime, General, Hayward, Odds & Ends.

Speaking of Phil Long, the Castro Valley artist who made the Oakland police tribute in this year’s Day of the Dead exhibit, here’s a really neat video of him making his first such work out of leather. It honors his father, who was murdered off the coast of Mexico while trying to sail to Ireland. Long said it took more than 500 hours of cutting, gluing and stitching to make the piece.

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