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Reflections of America: Vol. 15 – The Redwoods of Lake Tahoe

June 23rd, 2011 · 0 Comments. Wait. What is this place?

It was spring. The receding mounds of snow were part of the seasonal melt. This ʻ36 Plymouth, amazingly the only car in the parking lot, looked especially gorgeous basking in the majestic red woods of Lake Tahoe. The whole scene looking exactly like it could have back in 1936. “The setting really had not changed much […]

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Reflections of America: Vol. 14 – To Protect And Serve

June 2nd, 2011 · → 1 Single-Serving Friend

Acrylic on canvas – 36” x 27” There are no shortage of mental images associated with the sports car, cop car rendezvous depicted above. Is this cop giving the lead-footed muscle car driver a ticket? Are we at a road block? Is someone getting directions? Getting cuffed? Was there an accident? A baby being born perhaps? As […]

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Reflections of America: Vol. 13 – The House That Ruth Built

May 2nd, 2011 · 0 Comments. Wait. What is this place?

Acrylic on Canvas – 29” X 22” It was the fall of 2008. Yankee pin stripes graced the field at Yankee Stadium for the last time. Yes, “The House That Ruth Built” for the absolute last time. It seemed unimaginable. Like the beginning of a novel where the world is about to end or something. But the world […]

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Reflections of America Series: Volume 12 – Shuttle Launch

March 28th, 2011 · → 1 Single-Serving Friend

Acrylic on canvas – 32” x 20” President Obama’s John Hancock on the NASA Authorization Act 2010 has officially retired the Shuttle orbiter fleet that included names like Discovery, Endeavor and Atlantis, to name a few. But that doesn’t negate all of the brave astronauts and amazing technical achievements that the program has seen over the years. […]

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Reflections of America Series: Volume 11 – Heroes

March 3rd, 2011 · → 1 Single-Serving Friend

“Heroes”  – Acrylic on canvas – 30” x 20” We’ve been collaborating with photorealist Bob Petillo for several months now. And yet, his work continues to blow our mind each and every time. Case in point, you can actually make out the tiny little scratches etched into the chrome on this vintage firetruck’s bell. For those […]

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Reflections of America Series: Volume 10 – Jim’s Diner

February 18th, 2011 · → 2 Just Had A Near-Life Experience

“Jim’s Diner”  – Acrylic on canvas – 33” x 25” Go to a diner with anyone driving a classic car or customized motorcycle and you will find that sitting at a window booth overlooking the parking lot is non negotiable. The line of sight between owner and cherished ride must be clear as to assure no […]

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Reflections of America Series: Volume 9 – Quincy Market

February 3rd, 2011 · → 1 Single-Serving Friend

Acrylic on canvas – 33” x 24” Another amazing installation in photorealist Bob Petillo’s Reflections of America Series. For those of you just joining us, Bob shoots cool cars, paints them and mimics reality to a degree that is difficult for the human mind to comprehend. Yes, you are looking at a painting, not a photograph. […]

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Reflections of America Series: Volume 8 – Frankie’s Root Beer

January 20th, 2011 · → 5 Just Had A Near-Life Experience

Acrylics on Canvas – 36” X 27” Here is another stunning piece of photorealist car porn from our talented friend Bob Petillo. This week’s painting features an outrageous ‘37 Olds with an American icon reflected in its front fender and shining chrome bumper, complete with roller skates and a short order cook. Can you find the kegs of root […]

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Reflections of America Collection: Volume 7 – Montana

January 5th, 2011 · → 1 Single-Serving Friend

Here is another brilliant painting from our car-loving photorealist Bob Petillo. For those of you just joining us, Bob takes photographs and brings them to life with his paint brush. So, whether you believe us or not, what you are seeing here is actually an 18” X 24” acrylic on canvas painting that Bob calls “Montana” “Montana […]

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Reflections of America Collection: Volume 6 – Heartland

December 23rd, 2010 · → 3 Just Had A Near-Life Experience

Acrylic on Canvas 32″ x 24″ Our Xmas gift to you…this bad ass painting from our good pal Bob Petillo. The beautiful custom Hog really caught Bob’s eye and camera shutter one afternoon and you are looking at the result as a painting.The chrome glistens in the sun like ornaments on a Christmas tree, each […]

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