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Artist Simon Britnell: Influences and love of 1970’s icons.

Simon Britnell is the latest addition to Historic Car Art’s highly acclaimed artist selection.Simon talks to Rupert Whyte of Historic Car Art about his background, influences and love of 1970’s iconic designs.RW: Your background is film visual effects – what makes you want to paint?SB: I became a computer games artist in 1993 but prior to that I had been a freelance artist mainly painting landscapes and illustrations for publishing. Having been w…

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Classic Nostalgia 2018 Shelsley Walsh

Historic Car Art will be exhibiting at Classic Nostalgia on 28/29th July. A “mini Goodwood Revival” with many visitors dressing up in period clothing, combined with the atmosphere of  the world’s oldest Motorsport venue in continuous operation, the event should not be missed.The theme of this year’s event is ‘Formula 1 through the Ages’.We will have examples of work by many of our foremost established artists, including John Ketchell, Frederic D…

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WAFT publishing | Premium Car Lifestyle Books

WAFT books now available from Historic Car Art! Gorgeous coffee table books for discerning lovers of the automobile and motoring lifestyle. Take a look…   WAFT publishing is run by husband and wife team Bart Lenaerts and Lies De Mol. Bart is a freelance motoring journalist with a love for car and the stories of the people behind them. Lies is a freelance photographer, she also likes cars but loves beauty.    T…

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Martini in Motorsport Art Exhibition

MARTINI IN MOTORSPORT – 50 YEARS. At the dawn of motor racing the colours of the racing cars were determined by either the manufacturers or their racing driver customers. As international racing became prominent in the early 1900’s the cars competing in these races were given a ‘country colour’ – green for Britain, blue for France, Red for Italy, white for Germany for example. This way of determining colours continued up until the late 196…

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