For car artist John Lander, automobiles are greater than simply transportation: "Some are appealing examples of rolling sculpture. i attempt to do greater than simply draw lovely images of autos; I comprise attention-grabbing humans, backgrounds, and check out to set a temper or inform a story." The paintings of years, this choice of Lander's classic automobile paintings contains greater than a hundred colour illustrations with a brief description, together with reviews by way of the artist, for every photograph.
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