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Artist and teacher Shannon Goff was always fascinated by cars in general and her grandfather’s 1979 Lincoln Continental in particular, so she made a cardboard replica

July 5th, 2017 by admin

“I had considered making it the color of my grandfather’s, but in the end I decided white was perfect,” said Goff. “It’s forlorn and forgotten, a ghost rider of sorts. It’s about memory and loss and is ultimately a memorial to my grandfather and to the city of Detroit.”

Goff received her BFA from the University of Michigan in 1996 before moving to Kyoto, Japan where she studied ceramics and calligraphy and worked as a woodblock printer. Since receiving her MFA at Cranbook Academy of Art in 2003 she has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Rhode Island School of Design, Cranbook, and currently at Penn State University’s School of Visual Arts

http://blog.hobbydb.com/2016/03/08/corrugated-car-captivates-collectors/
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/11/a-vintage-lincoln-continental-reproduced-in-cardboard-from-dash-to-fender/

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Artist and teacher Shannon Goff was always fascinated by cars in general and her grandfather’s 1979 Lincoln Continental in particular, so she made a cardboard replica

The widow won’t let it go onto a new home ( and new goofball ) while it reminds her of her goofball when they were young. I kinda dig that. Still, I’d like to be the 1st on the list when she passes and the executor of the estate wants it to go to a good home, a ‘32 5 window

March 10th, 2017 by admin

Sitting in a dusty barn in Kern County Illinois for over 40 years, her husband built it while in High School and college.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/hotrodsofthe60s/permalink/1376056762464373/

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The widow won’t let it go onto a new home ( and new goofball ) while it reminds her of her goofball when they were young. I kinda dig that. Still, I’d like to be the 1st on the list when she passes and the executor of the estate wants it to go to a good home, a ‘32 5 window

they sent a Shelby GT 500 to prison… at the end of the calendar year, to avoid taxes. It ended up in a junkyard, then saved and restored, but they had to figure out what it was to restore it correctly

December 16th, 2016 by admin

Formally called the Michigan Training Unit, M.T.U. was one of five state prisons located in the Ionia, MI. area. M.T.U. had a vocational training center for inmates where drafting, welding, auto body and auto mechanics were taught to prisoners as a part of their rehabilitation process.

Shelby Automotive vehicles (the production end of Shelby American had been reorganized under that name when it relocated to Michigan at the end of 1967) were donated to various institutions, including Montcalm Community College, Western Michigan University and M.T.U.

New Year’s Eve, 1968. The Ionia, Michigan paper, The Ionia Sentinel-Standard, carried an article with the headline “Shelby Cars Are Donated to MTU.” The story went on to say that two cars, a “Ford Cobra” and a “Shelby Mustang” (to use the somewhat-confusing nomenclature of the article) had recently been donated to M.T.U.

The Shelby American issue #49, Dec 1984 had and article where there was an interview of three former Ionia Shelby employees about the Shelby operations in Ionia

Jim Frank, an engineering department technician for Shelby Automotive took a job as an instructor at the prison, after Shelby Ionia closed its operations, coincidentally.

In Jan ‘87 SAAC members met Frank at M.T.U. and got a tour inside the prison, the training unit vehicles that proved to be the most interesting were a 1968 Shelby Cobra, a 1967 Gurney Cougar prototype, a completely fiberglass-bodied 1969 sportsroof Mustang and a 1971 Torino.

When the three SAAC guys left the prison there was little hope any of the cars they had seen would ever make it to the outside world, because when a manufacturer donated a vehicle to a school or prison, the title was cancelled with the stipulation that the car never be registered or driven on public roads. This protects the manufacturer from liability.

A second sipulation to the donation of vehicles prohibits the school or jail from transferring ownership to a private party. When donated vehicles’ lives have come to an end they are usually cut up or crushed after having been disassembled and reassembled multiple times by student mechanics, from eventually hitting the road where the chances of an improperly-reinstalled nut and bolt might cause a crash (and subsequent lawsuit).

In March of 2000. a Mustang enthusiast learned of a Mustang fastback rumored to have been a “shop class instruction car” somewhere and had a few Shelby fiberglass parts on it turning up in a junkyard, T-bird taillights, spoilered fiberglass body end caps, Shelby side scoops, Cobra rear seat belt button inserts, front disc brakes, a nine-inch rear end, dual exhaust, a fiberglass nose panel (laying in the trunk) and a very strange looking high back bucket seat.

Holy smokes, this breaks the record for the most cartoon characters in nose art, all on one plane. B 24 "It Ain’t So Funny"

August 22nd, 2016 by admin

https://www.flickr.com/photos/133697406@N05/18250330463/

In a departure from the normal girlie nose art, S/Sgt Sarkis Bartigian created this amazing collection of cartoon characters to enliven the side of this B24 Liberator. Whether or not this mass of colourful characters was repeated on the other side of the aircraft is not known but yet again Sgt Bartigian managed to create a unique piece of art. While popular characters were often lifted from their page and used as nose art, so many placed together on a single aircraft is almost unique. Donald Duck, Popeye, Minnie, Cat Woman, Lil Henry are all there with several other favourites of the time.

Sgt Sarkis Bartigian has been described by some as the “greatest painter of nose art of all time” and by others as “the Michelangelo of WWII aviation art.”. His imagination and skill with paint was certainly exceptional and he was perhaps unique in seeing the side, indeed the whole, of a B24 as his potential “canvas.” Working during the closing months of the war and in the isolation of the vast Pacific Ocean enabled his imagination to run wild. His creations stretched the entire length of the aircraft in some cases, from nose turret to tail gunner’s position. They were enormous works of art which would have stretched any artist working under ideal conditions let alone the windy, sand-strewn wastes of the barren airfield on Ie Shima.

He had joined the USAAF at the age of 36 or 37 having studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and subsequently worked as a commercial artist painting murals for restaurants and movie theatre marquees. Shortly after entering the service he married Mabel — who became the subject of another of his impressive works of art, i.e. “Mabel’s Labels”. A portrait of his beautiful bride adorned one the 43rd Bomb Group’s B24s together with several nudes and sets of strategically positioned red lips.

When deploying to the Philippines, Bartigian passed the time by decorating the captain’s quarters. Sadly, having survived the war and returned home to Mabel, Sarkis Bartigian was killed in a motor accident in 1955, aged only 49. A sad loss indeed. It is not hard to believe that such a talented man would not have further honed his skills to become a painter of repute.

http://www.usaaf-noseart.co.uk/artist.php?artist=bartigian#.V7pITpgrKUl

The other masterpiece, and unique artpiece among B 24s, The Dragon and His Tail, was featured here a couple years ago, when I had no idea about the artist, but go back and take a look at the incredible full airplane length art

the "Swoose" the only survivor of the 19th BG of Clark Air Base, Philippines. The only known surviving combat plane that served in the war from start (Dec 8th 1941 mission) to finish. The only surviving "Shark Tail" B 17. Pieced together from parts planes though the war. Now its been 70 years of storage and moving, and moving and storage. No one has displayed it, or restored it… or displayed it before dismantling it for storage.

August 16th, 2016 by admin

Delivered to Hickam Air Base Hawaii, in May 1941, and moved to Clark Air Base PI in Oct 1941

Dec 8th 1941, the Japanese bombed Clark Air Base in the PI, and Ole Betsy was damaged but repaired with a tail from another damaged B 17

On Jan. 11, 1942, three Japanese fighters caused heavy damage to Ole Betsy during a running 35-minute engagement off the coast of Borneo.

Maintenance personnel in Australia replaced the damaged tail with one from another B-17D, replaced the engines, and converted the aircraft into an armed transport. The new pilot, Capt. Weldon Smith, gave it a new nickname after a then-popular song about a half-swan, half-goose called the “Swoose.”

Then, as a reward for valor, she was assigned to transport missions for high Army officers.

Capt. Frank Kurtz, a personal pilot for Lt. Gen. Geroge Brett, (CO Air Force of the Far East) and

Jules Védrines, 1st pilot to fly at more than 100mph, winner of the 1912 Gordon Bennett race, once landed a plane on a dept store roof on a dare… and though the people loved it, the city was PISSED!

January 20th, 2015 by admin

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Rob’s most amazing adventure / treasure hunt for the 1951 Barndoor 23 window deluxe white roof demonstration/exhibition for dealerships only, not for sale to the public… in Greece

November 29th, 2014 by admin

so these photos were taken in the 1990’s… and the location wasn’t exactly clear. Of course, that would make it easy…

Check out Michael Bonanno’s graphic art, skip to the 2:55 minute of the video for the VW bug and dragster

November 25th, 2014 by admin

Michael Bonanno Demo reel 2014 – 3D Environment & Props from Michael Bonanno on Vimeo.

This is his demo reel for the Gnomon School for Visual Effects for July 2014.

http://www.gnomonschool.com/

Gnomon School 2014 Student Reel from Gnomon School of Visual Effects on Vimeo.

the 2014 Student Reel, featuring some of the very best work from Gnomon students! This collection shows a variety of work from both our full-time program and extension students, highlighting their skills in visual effects, animation, modeling, character design, environment design and more. See more student reels at gnomonschool.com/student_work/reels/

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Check out Michael Bonanno’s graphic art, skip to the 2:55 minute of the video for the VW bug and dragster

Just bench racing with Holly Clarke

March 25th, 2014 by admin


12 years after getting started in racing, Holly has several championships on her resume, and 6 consecutive championships. Her Nova has a 468 and goes 10s in the quarter, certified up to 8.5

https://www.facebook.com/justforrunracing

the SkiWay Cloudliners of Mt Hood (Portland Oregon) worlds longest and largest tram at the time

October 23rd, 2013 by admin