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silodrome: the incredible automotive art of kirsten williamson

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Kirsten Williamson was already a talented artist when she happened upon a James Bond exhibition in London in 2014, as she strolled through the exhibit looking over film memorabilia, props, posters, and costumes she saw an original screen-used 007 Aston Martin DB5.

Seeing a DB5 up close will stop almost anyone in their tracks, but for Kirsten it changed the direction of her life. She decided she’d draw a 1:1 scale life-sized version of the car so she could forever park it in her living room.

The idea progressed to wanting to draw a car owned by a real person with a real story. Her personal style is influenced by the films, music, and culture of the 1960’s and 1970’s. With arguably more style icons than any other time period; Steve McQueen, Le Mans, the drivers of Formula 1, and the Rat Pack all became solid favourites.

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