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Designer's Most Important Work Is His Porsche

Designer's Most Important Work Is His Porsche

By Petrolicious Productions / 24 Sep 2014
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Earlier this month, we featured Mr. Antoine Gaslais's work and received such as great response that we reached out to find out more about this Parisian-based artist and classic car enthusiast. He obviously keeps very busy, but he says that his most important current job is working on his car, "because it is my favorite subject. In particular posters for my club or my travels with my Porsche."

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The Hardest Working Man in the Car Photo Business

The Hardest Working Man in the Car Photo Business

By Yoav Gilad / 10 Sep 2014 / 17 Comments Read More

We've been big fans of Pawel's work for a long time and the video presented the perfect opportunity for us to sit down with him and find out more about him. He began as a photo assistant a while back and since then has shot over two-hundred cars a year (frequently over three hundred) for the last ten years. It's not hyperbole when we say that he has literally shot thousands of cars.

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Lamborghini 350GT is Refined Beauty

Lamborghini 350GT is Refined Beauty

By Ronald Ahrens / 4 Sep 2014 / 6 Comments Read More

The Lamborghini 350GTV prototype, shown in October of 1963, had provoked ambiguous responses from the press and public, so in the following five months it was also reengineered en route to becoming the 350GT. The young engineer Gian Paolo Dallara and his top assistant, Paolo Stanzani, who had been working with a shoestring budget, tested their revised V-12...

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Art of Women, Romance, and Cars

The Art of Women, Romance, and Cars

By Petrolicious Productions / 12 Mar 2014
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Mr. Jack Vettriano is a self-taught artist from Fife, Scotland inspired by a love of women, their style and the courtship of love and romance. In contrast to many automotive artists, Jack is known more for his non-automotive art. Still, he is a true Petrolisti and finds cars the perfect way to set a narrative in his work.

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Hyundai Designer Paints Dynamic, Energetic Art

Hyundai Designer Paints Dynamic, Energetic Art

By Petrolicious Productions / 5 Mar 2014
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In contrast to many automotive artists, John doesn't try to reproduce a photographed moment-in-time. He takes his subjects out of their natural environment and places them in a graphic composition that gives his art an explosive, fluid quality to it. And while he loves creating auto art, he says that he still enjoys design too much to choose one over the other.

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A Masterful Combination of Paint and Photography

A Masterful Combination of Paint and Photography

By Petrolicious Productions / 12 Feb 2014
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Mr. Markus Haub is an automotive artist who splits his time between Barcelona, Spain and Mainz, Germany. He trained as a car designer at Germany's famous Pforzheim University and then went on to work for Volkswagen and Renault. Nowadays, Markus spends about three-quarters of his time working on automotive art and the rest on freelance design, photography, and writing.

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