The greatest racing archive of all time

I came upon this Twitter feed while doing reference research for a model car project. What I found was easily the greatest racing car archive of all time.

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More model car display techniques

Still more model car display techniques that explore larger displays, how to obtain them within budget and then mix model cars into the big picture of life.

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Hobby tools from other places

Look around and you’ll find hobby tools in other places that present better solutions to your hobby needs. Better than a hobby shop or online hobby source.

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Motorsport art by Cale Funderburk

Art teachers preach about “negative space”. That’s the space behind and around a subject and it’s a tool used in the motorsport art by Cale Funderburk. 

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Jeff Koons BMW Art Car in 1:43 scale

In 2010, BMW commissioned a new art car, decorated by American artist Jeff Koons. Like the first few BMW art cars, the new M3 competed in the 24 hour race.

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More art car models in 1:43 scale

If you look at the history of art cars, most are driven by big events. If a car owner has their choice, they’d almost always seek out a big event at which to get big attention. Big attention is exactly what drives art cars, so to speak.

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Other art car models in 1:43 scale

Let’s define art cars as vehicles used as a blank canvas for artistic decoration to draw attention. Most commonly, this is used for advertising and marketing purposes. High art on the original BMW art cars got noticed by the upper-income consumers BMW was working hard to attract as a “luxury” brand. This is about the not BMW art cars.

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