West Oso local paints art on football fields

West Oso local paints art on football fields
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AT THE WEST OSO GAME LAST NIGHT THEN YOU PROBABLY NOTICED THE AMAZING LOGO ON THE FIELD… IT WAS QUITE THE SURPRISE FOR THE BEARS …ESPECIALLY SINCE IT WAS HOMECOMING… AND THE GUY WHO DOES IT..IS AN ALUM FROM WEST OSO HIMSELF… PKG CHELSEA WHAT STARTED OUT AS SOME EXTRA MONEY ON THE SIDE FOR HIS SONS TUITION… TURNED INTO A PRETTY BIG BUSINESS FOR ERNIE VELASCO… HE DOES FIELD ART..AND IT’S NOTHING LIKE YOU’VE SEEN BEFORE… SOT ERNIE VELASCO: As things got bigger, more schools started calling and it started branching out I guess. Doing more schools, I do quite a few in Louisiana and Arkansas. HE RECENTLY MADE IT IN TOWN TO DO THE FIELD FOR WEST OSO’S HOMECOMING GAME… AS AN ALUM FROM WEST OSO…ERNIE SAYS GETTING TO DO HIS HIGH SCHOOL’S FIELD WAS SOMETHING HE NEVER THOUGHT HE’D GET TO DO … SOT ERNIE VELASCO: Surreal just, I hadn’t been out here since ’88 on the field itself you know and uh, it was pretty neat you know. I never dreamed coming back out here and doing this stuff. THE PROCESS… HE FIRST DRAWS OUT WHAT WILL BE ON THE FIELD… THEN USES A GRID TO MARK THE RIGHT SPOTS FOR HIS MASTERPIECE… AND THEN.. COMES PAINT … SOUNDS EASY…BUT ERNIE..DOES IT ALL FREE HAND…. SOT ERNIE VELASCO: A lot of math and minuses, and like, just a lot of stuff, calculating. So you know you lay a big grid out and just work block for block you know. AFTER ABOUT 6 TO 7 HOURS…ERNIE’S MASTERPICES OR…FIELD ART…ARE COMPLETED.. SS BIG PLASMA / GFX CHELSEA AND…THIS COMING FRIDAY NIGHT YOU CAN EXPERIENCE SOME MORE OF VELASCO’S WORK… HE PAINTED THEIR FOOTBALL FIELD YESTERDAY AND AS YOU CAN IMAGINE IT..IT WILL BE A SIGHT TO SEE … AFTER THE BREAK …TOM WILL JOIN US FOR A FINAL LOOK AT THE FORECAST. 2-SHOT 2-SHOT THAT’S ALL OUR TIME FOR TONIGHT, THANKS FOR JOINING US. HAVE YOURSELF A GREAT EVENING… GOODNIGHT. SOT FRIDAY NIGHT YOU CAN EXPERIENCE SOME MORE OF VELASCO’S WORK… HE PAINTED THEIR FOOTBALL FIELD YESTERDAY AND AS YOU CAN IMAGINE IT..IT WILL BE A SIGHT TO SEE … AFTER THE BREAK …TOM WILL JOIN US FOR A FINAL LOOK AT THE FORECAST.

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