Archive for ‘Motorcycle Art’

January 14, 2020

The Blues

Pickup | More guitar tomfoolery with a Triumph logo emblazoned across the pick guard.

January 12, 2020

Engine Art

Black ‘n’ White | neat graphic of the classic per-unit engine from the late fifties. It would make a cool tee-shirt.

December 30, 2019

Mambo Rock

Forty Five RPM | classic instrumental hit from 1958 with very memorable lyrics: “Tequila” x3. Awesome cover photo of the band in matching red suits over white tees on Triumph motorcycles.

December 15, 2019

The Sons of the Desert

Stan and Ollie | A comedy duo from the golden age of Hollywood who got up to many japes and shenanigans. Their comedy was thoughtful idiocy and usually a ‘fine mess’ was ‘gotten into’.

December 12, 2019

Narrow streets and motorcycles

En plein air | delightful intimate urban scene by talented artist Vicky Fang. Watercolor wash touched-up with ink line-work. I just love this kind of illustration.

December 8, 2019

delta V

Red Rocket| space age advertising for a Twenty One.

November 27, 2019

Space Bike

2000AD | Forty years ago I got this annual for Christmas. Classic sci-fi comic that began in the seventies, which is still going strong. Technical cover by art droid Kevin O’Neill who later went on to create Nemesis the Warlock. We’re visiting my folks in Blighty where this book was stacked upon a shelf.

November 4, 2019

Outsider Biker Art

Naive Kat | happy smiling cat takes his vee twin for a rip along the road…

November 1, 2019

Go! Ride!

Feliz Día de los Muertos |

October 31, 2019

Moto-Graphics

Comic Art | a compilation by motorcycle journalist Gary Inman of biker imagery. Dynamic cover!

October 9, 2019

Rotring

Technical Tracker by Triumph | accurate linework in this engineering illustration of a fast looking oval dirt machine.

October 3, 2019

Grainy Moto

“Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.” Jimi Hendrix

October 2, 2019

cielo azul

La Pandilla Gato – more Blacksad. This time a motorcycle gang rorting across the plains. I like how the movement is represented but the wheels just being off the ground.

October 1, 2019

Camino Gato

Mas Blacksad | superb illustration of the hardboiled cat and his black Triumph. Southwest scenery perfectly captured.

September 30, 2019

Le Chat Noir

Blacksad | A hardboiled feline PI in the vein of Philip Marlow has the gritty underworld of 50’s America as seen from the perspective of a grizzled black cat gumshoe. Created by Spanish writer Juan Díaz Canales and artist Juanjo Guarnido its vision is stark and fresh.