Founder and owner of Pastrana Unlimited Airbrush Studios, Alan Pastrana was born and raised in the New York City borough of Queens. Alan attended the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.) in Manhattan where he majored in Illustration. He’s proficient with a variety of media, such as oils, watercolors, acrylics, pen-and-ink, Photoshop, Illustrator, and most of all, airbrushing. Alan has an extensive background in life drawing, painting, and portraiture work, and plies his skills to create outstanding artwork on automotive surfaces (motorcycles, cars, etc), and fine art commissions. His clients include Nike SB, Old Navy, Arts in Architecture, Jennifer Adams Interior Design Group, RP Miller Inc., N.Y. METS major league baseball organization, Orange County Choppers, BBDO, Ovation guitars, Kanye West, Heron Preston, Rachel Platten, Peppermint Schnapps, and The Patrón Spirits Company.
Alan Pastrana has been airbrushing and Illustrating for over Twenty five years. He runs a reputable and successful business as lead artist and owner of Pastrana Unlimited Airbrush Studios, LLC. , of Plainville, Connecticut. Pastrana Unlimited specializes in automotive airbrushing and custom graphics, painting everything from custom choppers and hot rods, aircraft, to canvas illustrations, commercial art, logos, fashion designs, illustration and celebrity portraits. Alan is an extremely talented artist whose artwork has been seen in many publications, including Extreme Motorcycle Art, the book by Merrel publishing, Easyriders magazine (October 2007), European magazine Custom Motorruder (January 2008), V-Twin magazine (October 2007), two covers of Airbrush Step by Step (April 2014 and April 2017), Vogue magazine Jan 2017, and has been on four covers of Airbrush Action Magazine. These days Alan travels around the globe teaching workshops and appearing at events, however most of his time is spent at his shop in Connecticut working. For more info just go to www.pastranaunlimited.com