My Car Quest

August 25, 2019

Stretching The Boundaries of Automotive Art

by Wallace Wyss - Maybe they aren't "new" as "new on the scene" but, as a fine artist myself, I perceive tastes are changing in automotive art--the term has now expanded to include some of these sub-categories, some of which I list here: … [Read more...]

An Artist’s Discovery of Streamline Moderne Classic Car Designs

Text and art by Wallace Wyss - Automotive artists tend to pick their era. They like ‘50s cars, they don’t like prewar cars, they like hot rods, they don’t like sports cars. But I as a latecomer to the fine art world (for 40 years I was an … [Read more...]

Monterey News: Automotive Fine Arts Society Tent At Pebble Beach Is No More

But there will be plenty of other places to buy car art... by Wallace Wyss - The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) tent with hardwood floors is still there right on the same green as the vaunted Pebble Beach concours but alas, they lost … [Read more...]

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...]

Extreme Car Art

Confessions of a Midnight Photoshopper by Richard Bartholomew - The term 'photoshopped' has come to mean 'any' photograph altered by a computer. I often tell people I never use photoshop and have never used it but I did make them on my … [Read more...]