About the Book
Descr.This is only book of the artist's masterpieces Alberto Ponno one of the greatest artists in the world of airbrush photorealism. The book contains the most beautiful old cars painted by Alberto Ponno: Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Lancia, MacLaren... from 1931 to today.
Features & Details
- Category Sports & Adventure
Large Format Landscape, 13×11 in, 33×28 cm
- Publish Date Nov 23, 2013
- Language English
- Tags alfa romeo, alberto ascari, stirling moss, airbrush paint, italy car, old italian cars, grand prix, photorealism paint, formula 1, old cars, italian cars, lancia, mercedes, ferrari, montecarlo, monaco, fangio, ascari, moss, recess, heroes, airbrush, ponno, photorealism, f1
He was born in Roseto degli Abruzzi in 1945. He moves and settles in Milan in 1967, place where he can express his mechanical engineering passion working as a pilot and a technician for Alfa Romeo engineering department. During the 80’s he starts and gets skilled in his present activity: photorealism and airbrush. Specialized in 50’s and 60’s racing car scenes , his very detailed works, requiring a very long amount of time to be finished – from one until more than three months – are exclusively made only by hand and airbrush. Any kinds of masking are never used. Among his clients: Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Maserati. In 2004 he is awarded the prestigious “Vargas Haward” in the USA. Among the five receivers of this prize in 2004 there was the great Frank Frazetta too.