Adam Tovell-Soundy who makes guitar art pieces out of old motorcycle spares

Bike parts make heavy metal guitars

“Motorbikes and heavy metal just go together,” says Adam Tovell-Soundy who makes guitars as art pieces out of old motorcycle spares. “I’ve always made small scrap metal art from anything as a hobby,” says Adam, a carpenter by trade, who also has an Instagram account as @ATZY_Metalart. “Guitars were something I had seen as a new …

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Sonia Farrell with her motorcycle art

Are motorcycles a work of art?

We riders reckon motorcycles are a work of art and this Gold Coast artist agrees with her “Cruising Chrome” exhibition. Artist Sonia Farrell, whose exhibition is on display at Creative Hearts Art Gallery in Australia Fair, says she is inspired by motorcycles. “The way light bounces off burnished chrome and beautiful paintwork is very inspirational for …

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Artist Paul Tinson uses motorcycle parts for guitar sculptures

Artist uses bike parts for guitar sculptures

Motorcycles have long been the inspiration for musicians and artists and now artist and motorcycle racing fan Paul Tinson has turned his passion into his art by using motorcycle parts to make guitar sculptures. The Brisbane artist is giving old motorcycle parts new life with his musical collection on display at the Aspire Gallery, 53 Kennedy …

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Artist Jack Armstrong unveils his "Cosmic Starship" Harley Davidson on October 21, 2010 in Marina Del Rey, California. Priced at USD one million, this is the world's first and only million dollar Harley. Armstrong was a protege of Andy Warhol and his paintings retail for 300K to 2M USD. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS most expensive blue edition bling

World’s most expensive bike for sale

The world’s most expensive motorcycle, the “Cosmic Starship” Harley-DavidsonV-Rod, has returned to the marketplace at $US10 million ($A13m). The bike was painted in 2009 by famous American painter Jack Armstrong with acrylic paint and 37 coats of clear coat. It was unveiled at Bartels’ Harley-Davidson dealership in Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, in 2010 and …

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Spoon Motorcycle

Motorcycle made out of spoons

We’ve seen motorcycles made out of wood and all sorts of strange things before, but never a motorcycle made out of spoons. This one is made by artist Jim Rice and is up for sale for US$3499.99. Every part of the motorcycle is made out of spoon. The bike is just 68cm long and weighs …

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Coffee ring stain motorcycle engine - mechanical sympathy

Coffee stains turn into motorcycles

Next time you leave coffee rings on the table at your favourite cafe, get your pen out and turn it into a motorcycle. Californian artist and illustrator Carter Asmann has done just that with these great images of coffee-ring motorcycles which he shares on his Instagram account. Most of his drawings are of motorcycles because …

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