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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

In Good Company

Next week, I will return to my duties as a workshop host at the Nemoland Festival in Florence, Italy. This time, I'll focus on creation and inspiration. BTW, it seems like I am in good company there... :o)

Apropos, a great many of my vehicle designs are pretty much inspired by the legendary Dymaxion car and Ford's Lincoln Futura.

All reference photos © by their respective owners.

Apropos (2), this is a lecture which changed my life as an artist and I know it will work for you as well:

How To Draw A Dynamic Eagle
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  1. Buddy,

    Day by day i luv your work...
    So amazing!


  2. Stunning work. Have a great time!

  3. Fantastic mood and atmosphere and great imagination :)

  4. Beautiful! Love the old Lincoln, just love it. Wish I could join you guys at the workshop, looks like it will be a ball.

  5. Those rides are absolutely knock-out great!

  6. I deeply admire your art. You're a genius.

  7. The sketch of the large workshop in this post is, I think, my all time favourite of yours - did this ever go further than a sketch? I'd love to see it!

  8. These are wonderful. Am loving all the shapes you always unwillingly and willingly em!

    warm wishes

  9. Muy bueno lo tuyo! Esta fantastica esa onda de maquinas retro-futuristas, y como las usas de referencia te vas al carajo jajaja.


  10. Always nice to visit you blog Florian!:o)

  11. Thanks a lot for visiting us at Nemoland! I really loved the way you can get inspired by everything you look!!

  12. omg the video it's serious????
    I hope not... :D

    Thanks for the great workshop and for your fantastic art!


    a Nemo student..

  13. Fantastic mood and atmosphere and great imagination :)
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