MARCH / APRIL 2011 CONTENTS:
Peter Maier, Master Realist
By Sheri Lynn Meyers
The fine art community traditionally dismissed the airbrush as a
commercial art instrument. Peter Maier’s airbrush revved through that
canvas ceiling with motorcycle and automobile art eminently eligible
for fine art status. “They don’t believe it’s a painting. They think
it’s a photograph, at first,” says Peter. “When they cannot tell how
it was done, that’s when you’ve elevated your work to the fine art
There’s a sexy, mystical, and even taboo allure to tattoo art—the
forbidden fruit of art, if you will—that’s attracting and inspiring
airbrush artists. Ryno, TV star (Trick My Truck, and the new Car
Warriors), airbrush custom painter, and Airbrush Getaway instructor
extraordinaire, explores tattoo flash in an experimental painting.
Katy Perry Dreams
By Glenn Ferguson
The key to caricature is to try to capture people in a unique,
interesting, and most importantly, exaggerated way. “In this step-by-
step, I wanted to paint somebody current, fun, sexy, and a challenge
to overstate. Katy Perry fit the bill perfectly.”
A Work of Heart
By Mike Lavallee
Mike Lavallee rendered a spectacular paint job on two Harley tanks
that served as urns in honor of his dear friend Phil Harris, the late
star of Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch.
High-End Tattoo Art on a T-Shirt
By Jaime Rodriguez
Learn how to render a stunning tattoo graphic on a T-shirt, complete
with skulls, roses, and a cutting edge lettering style.
2011 Compressor Buyer’s Guide
By Pete Johnson
Discover how to successfully match your application to its rightful
air source in this excellent primer and guide to the often bewildering
world of compressors.
Bitchin’ Boogie Board
A boogie board never looked quite like this complete with intricate
scrolling, pinstriping, and the magic of dirty paletting.
2010 Lowrider Magazine Super Show
Photos by Armando Serrano
The annual Lowrider Magazine Super Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, has
established itself as the most successful car show of its kind with
well over 1,000 show vehicles on display.
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