My Car Quest

July 21, 2019

Art: Artwork Focusing Just On Details

Text and art by Wallace Wyss - In over 100 car paintings made since 2009, I always showed the whole car to capture its "statement" so to speak. Its stance, its raison d'etre defined by the form. But in the back of my mind, I thought … [Read more...]

“Ferrari vs.Ford” Promised Theme of Wyss Art at Concorso

by Mike Gulett - Frequent My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss has announced that, at his Art & Books booth at Concorso Italiano August 19th in Seaside, just North of Monterey, he has chosen the theme of "Ferrari vs. Ford." Each … [Read more...]

The Artistry Of The Weber Carburetor

An artist in love with Webers. Text and art by Wallace Wyss - As a fine artist, I mostly am drawn to the shape of a car; its form, particularly as viewed in early morning light, when the sun “paints with light” the shape of the car. … [Read more...]

When Detroit’s Magic Duo Brought European Glam To American Tin…

by Wallace Wyss - Being a child of the Midwest, I didn't see many sports cars. Oh, I knew there were Jag-U-Ars and Furr-arris but just didn't see them. But then in the early '60s, Pontiac ads started showing American cars in European … [Read more...]

Are Car Accident Paintings Too Ghoulish?

Our regular artist/author needs your advice about a sensitive art subject. Let him know what you think in the Comments the way you do when you don't agree with his opinions about certain car models. - Ed. by Wallace Wyss - I was at … [Read more...]

Focus On An Artist: Larry Fuentes, Mendocino, CA

by Wallace Wyss - So I’m in Mendocino, a little village on the West Coast about 3 hours drive North of San Francisco and I go into a bar, one of those old western bars that should have a swinging gates to enter, and I see this guy arrive in … [Read more...]