Old Cards

Old Cards

One of the very sources of my inspiration when painting aircraft is the style of old illustrations, as these, featured in front pages of magazines, old cards and postcards, are so full of charm. In fact they were painted photographs, which gave them a particular retro aesthetics.

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See the pictures of these beautiful small albums published in Great Britain by Player’s Cigarettes at the very beginning of WWII. Someone was so lucky to find these gems (both are full), at a street market in Bilbao; then, a good friend of mine, Enrique, gave them to me.     

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