Carlson’s “A True Duke” was created in an Arizona prison. John Wayne, nicknamed “Duke”, was an American actor, director, producer, and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. He was among the top box office draws for three decades, famous for his roles in Western films.
Carlson’s artwork is drawn with pencils and with tremendous attention to detail, particularly on John Wayne’s face. The colors used are vibrant blue, orange, yellow and brown. The Duke has a pleasant expression with captivating blue eyes.