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Professional Car Designer Frederic Dams Still Loves Auto Art

Frederic Dams – car designer and illustratorFrederic Dams was born and raised in Belgium, he grew up loving cars and doing artwork. Fred’s father was a real car enthusiast and his passion for the automotive world rubbed off on him. He knew from a young age that he wanted to be a car designer and aimed my studies towards that goal. He did a Masters in product design engineering after which he did an MA in automotive design at Coventry university. …

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Dynamic Impressionism by Car Designer Andrew Barber

Andrew Barber is the latest addition to Historic Car Art’s curated artist collection.Andrew talks to Rupert Whyte of Historic Car Art about his background and influences.RW: What is your background?AB: I have a degree in Automotive Design followed by a career in car design, mainly in design consultancies, but also in manufacturer’s studios in the UK, Sweden, South Korea, and the USA.RW: How would I describe your style?AB: Dynamic impressionism….

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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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Race Retro 2018

Historic Car Art returns to Race Retro for the 13th year in a row. Showcasing work from the best British automotive artists, original paintings are exhibited alongside contemporary artwork on composite aluminium panels and more traditional format limited edition prints and sculpture.[Sneak Preview of new Frederic Dams image – visit the stand to see the full artwork…]The work of John Ketchell and Frederic Dams are not to be missed. Both will hav…

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