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Artist Garie Blackwell and the Pressure of Deadlines

Deadlines loom over artist Garie Blackwell as frequent and menacing as the summer thunderstorms that crash around he r South Florida studio. For years, Blackwell has fed the insatiable appetite of major advertisers, creating her work under looming and constrictive deadlines. Those deadlines were so dominant in her work and her life that one reason […]

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Are Artists Stupid By Mark Gottsegen

The short answer is yes. The longer answer is yes and no. First, a definition of stupid is in order. The Random House College Dictionary defines stupid as “adj. 1. lacking ordinary keenness of mind; mentally slow; dull. 2. characterized by, indicative of, or proceeding from mental dullness; foolish; senseless: a stupid act.” It should […]

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Darrell Mayabb – Airbrush Artist

Location: Colorado Specialty: Automotive art, fine art Company:Automotive Graffiti Website: www.automotivegraffiti.com Bio: Darrell Mayabb has been drawing automotive artwork and cartoons since the age of 8, and in 1970 opened his studio, Automotive Graffiti. Mayabb, an extremely talented artist, credits Tom Medley and his Stroker McGurk cartoon as a huge influence in his career. His artwork has been […]

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Italian Fine Art by Luca Pagan

DOWNLOAD THIS AS A PDF Luca Pagan lives and works in Chioggia, a small fishing town not far from Venice. A self-taught artist, he’s been airbrushing since 1995, and his hobby has become his career. His work has been exhibited all over Europe, including Paris, often in conjunction with traditional oil paintings. He paints on […]

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Glen Weisberger: Artist Profile

                  Location: New Jersey Company: Glen Designs Glen Weisgerber, a self-taught artist, has been in business since 1971. Over the years, he has diversified his business to include truck lettering, logo design, pinstriping, guitar painting and customizing bikes. He has written how-to articles for Sign Business magazine […]

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Mark Remling: Airbrush Artist Profile

Location: California Company: Remling Kustom Fine Art Website: www.remlingkustomfineart.com Bio: Mark was raised in Queens, New York. His artistic influence came from his grandfather who was a commercial artist. Self-taught, Mark moved to Southern California, where his work is displayed in many night clubs, galleries, restaurants, and personal residences. Mark will paint on anything—motorcycles, canvas, garments, etc. […]

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Brian Lynch

Brian Lynch is the Product Application Manager for Quest Automotive Products. Quest, the parent company of Matrix System Automotive Finishes, is the home of several popular brands in the automotive finish market. Brian has been involved in the automotive kustom painting industry for 37 years in the capacity of painter, sales, product development, and training. “The […]

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Gregory Bridges – Part 2

Continued from Gregory Bridges – Part 1 Following a stint illustrating construction equipment, he became a designer in a graphic art studio and then a freelance in-house art director for a Sydney advertising agency while running his own art gallery at North Sydney. In 1983, helped by his wife, Helene, he started his own design […]

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Gregory Bridges – Part 1

Anyone who disputes the notion that the future is rooted in the past should talk to Australian artist Gregory Bridges. When the futurist-surrealist built a sand castle as a 10- year-old, he learned a lesson that he’s never forgotten, one that he’s applied successfully to his artistic technique. Presumably to keep him from wandering off […]

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Marc Gabbana: Airbrush Artist Profile

DOWNLOAD THIS ARTICLE (PDF) Marc Gabbana has spent much of his life using airbrush (and any other suitable tools) to propagate a gaggle of inventive, amusing, and often alarming creatures. His latest and perhaps most prodigious creation is a Hollywood career-something even more extraordinary for his refusal to abandon his home in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. […]

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