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Automotive Artist Feature

Groovy Jazz Inspired by the Automotive Icons of the 1970s

Groovy Jazz Inspired by the Automotive Icons of the 1970s

By Petrolicious Productions / 27 Aug 2014

As a jazz musician living in Denmark (with the world's highest car taxes–over 200%!), buying a dream car is currently out of Ander's reach. So instead, he decided to write music to accompany and pay homage to his favorites. Since the music is inspired by the sound of the seventies, Elektrojazz chose to focus on cars from this era...

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Getting Real With Paint

Getting Real With Paint

By Petrolicious Productions / 6 Aug 2014 / 1 Comment Read More

Mr. Marcello Petisci paints incredibly realistic, even hyper-realistic, art often with iconographic images of cars that he places in all possible states and situations. Before beginning to paint he examines the variables of the types of objects to be painted and paired with the car, the form of the main subject, and the overall composition of the piece.

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Wired for Beauty: Sculptures Capture Car's Essential Lines

Wired for Beauty: Sculptures Capture Car's Essential Lines

By Petrolicious Productions / 30 Jul 2014 / 4 Comments Read More

London-based Mr. Chris Twitchell is the man behind Wire Car Design, the enterprise that seeks to capture the art behind some iconic car designs, in scale, through the medium of wire. They handcraft beautiful artistic representations of a car’s form in wire that can be displayed in any indoor environment. Chris was kind enough to take a few minutes out of his schedule to give us some insight into his work.

Technical Details Blend Seamlessly With Art

Technical Details Blend Seamlessly With Art

By Petrolicious Productions / 2 Jul 2014
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Based out of Laval d'Aix, France, Mr. Emmanuel Mergault's watercolors and acrylics blend seamlessly with tight engineering-inspired touches creating art that is da Vinci-esque. Additionally, his work covers some of the most interesting cars ever built and spans decades, beginning in the 1930s up through the last decade.

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Motorcycles and Art Collide

Motorcycles and Art Collide

By Petrolicious Productions / 25 Jun 2014
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Mr. Gianmarco Magnani's automotive and vehicular art shows incredible intricacy that is balanced by a deceptively simple-looking technique. Colors are typically sparse, being used only where M seeks to draw your attention or act as a contrast. His training as a graphic designer shines through though, as M is meticulous about finding and modifying the right typefaces for each composition.

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These Graphics Are Fantastique in Any Language

These Graphics Are Fantastique in Any Language

By Petrolicious Productions / 18 Jun 2014
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Nowadays, it's tough to find visual art created by hand. Computers and software are tools just like paper and pencil but their versatility streamlines the process. And yet Mr. Bruno Michaud seems to prefer developing his lettering by hand. But he is no purist. While as a student, he learned to create typographies by hand, but later upon joining an agency he had to work digitally.

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Legendary Designer Fornasetti's Legacy Perpetuated by His Son

Legendary Designer Fornasetti's Legacy Perpetuated by His Son

By Petrolicious Productions / 11 Jun 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

I have an unusual love-hate relationship with automobiles. As a resident of Milan, a city that has fallen victim to excess traffic and pollution, I ended up hating them. It has become a status symbol that has had a negative influence on society. On the other hand, I maintain my love for the automobile and the fact that it represents my ability to travel and discover.

Cars and People Share Spotlight in Photos to Describe Each Other

Cars and People Share Spotlight in Photos to Describe Each Other

By Petrolicious Productions / 4 Jun 2014
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In his "Them and Theirs" series, Mr. Ryan Schude uses much of the elaborate staging used in his portraits and treats vehicles as props to describe their owners. But due to their prominence, the cars usually acquire a personality of their own and in some way, the owners begin to describe the cars. There is a very cool, eerie relationship between his subjects and the props he uses to tell a story.

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These Motorcycle Pics, Err, Paintings are Incredible

These Motorcycle Pics, Err, Paintings are Incredible

By Petrolicious Productions / 14 May 2014
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Have a good long look at these photos. Oh, sorry! Did we say photos? They're actually paintings, but you can probably understand the mistake. These millimeter-perfect illustrations are the work of Mr. Kenji Shibata. He describes his creations as "unsurpassed depictions that faithfully capture the heart of Japanese motorcycle history."

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An Interview with Ford GT Designer Camilo Pardo

An Interview with Ford GT Designer Camilo Pardo

By Petrolicious Productions / 7 May 2014 / 2 Comments Read More

Allow us to introduce you to Mr. Camilo Pardo and his work. Camilo is best known as the primary designer of the mid-2000s Ford GT. Like many other designers, his interests are varied and he is constantly working on a variety of projects that span a wide range of disciplines. Unlike many other designers though, he has enjoyed success in the vast majority.