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petersen automotive museum: aerodynamics poster
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Published: July 3, 2012
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the folks at petersen automotive museum hired me earlier this year to create the poster/branding for their new exhibit "aerodynamics: from art to science".

the poster features some of the landmark cars in the evolution of automotive aerodynamics; a 1996 GM EV1 (top), a 1938 Delahaye Type 135M Competition Roadster (middle), and a 1955 Ghia Gilda (bottom).

the illustration will be used on posters, brochures, web graphics, and a 30-foot tall banner on the outside of the museum. if you happen to be on wilshire blvd. in LA, check it out.

the show runs from june 2012 to may 2013.
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562x835px 434.25 KB
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
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OUdaveguy98's avatar
This is really well done; love it.
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BeakTVArtHobbyist Digital Artist
Really amazing :)
NeverWell's avatar
Fantastic work. I am hooked.
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scratchbackProfessional Interface Designer
Glorious lines...
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mitchkraftProfessional Digital Artist
tres cool!....great work.
YearOfTheAwks's avatar
this is really cool, I love your work
adisTM's avatar
Did you use blend tool for the lines? I can never get that to work.
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jaco525Hobbyist General Artist
Looking for poster inspiration and keep stopping on your designs - wow... you've got skills! Once again, love the Art Deco style.
crezo's avatar
this is amazing!!
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Dave-RandomProfessional Traditional Artist
Very nice poster. Love the name of that Ghia. I guess "Ghia Rita Hayworth" was to long?
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Udo-LinkeProfessional General Artist
Very nice work, well done!
Jaws-is-Solo's avatar
Awesome colours mayne! and car choices
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r1card089Student Traditional Artist
damn man you impress me every time you pull something like this...[link]
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ZipadeedoodleProfessional Digital Artist
Great, just great ;-)
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Andrew-GraphicsHobbyist Interface Designer
May I ask how you create such tedious looking line work, in what I assume is Illustrator?
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strongstuffProfessional Digital Artist
i draw the first and last lines in each design element and let the program interpolate the intermediate steps.
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Andrew-GraphicsHobbyist Interface Designer
That sounds a little bit beyond of what I've taught myself in Illustrator.
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cogwurxProfessional Interface Designer
Wonderful! I really dig all the textural elements in this.
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TheoVisionHobbyist Digital Artist
A great piece (as ever)!
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ChromeIsBurningHobbyist General Artist
awesome piece...wish i saw more of this on DA...
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LaazFromaazHobbyist Digital Artist
its great!
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