I’m Karolis Mikolenas and I was born in 1992 in a small city of Lithuania, named Panevezys. My curiosity about cars started at a young age, so I started to draw them by hand. After that, I got interested by computer graphic and transferred my drawing skills to the virtual space. Now I’m living and working in Vilnius and at my free time I do what I want – I’m living in automotive culture. This is where I get the inspiration for my cars and art.
We couldn’t manage to hit the most exquisite classic car event in Europe. Again… Well, even in our absence, the show is nothing less than spectacular. Take a look at those 30 epic photos from 2017 Concorso d`Eleganza Villa d`Este shot by Kevin Stec for photo-automobiles.com.
The unique Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo was praised with the Best of Show award and by looking at the pictures – rightfully. As usually, the event was organized in Grand Hotel Villa d`Este and the nearby park of Villa Erba in Northern Italy, right on the shores of Lago di Como. This automotive show is dedicated to the art of cars which we are in love with. By displaying eternal automotive classics next to future sneaking concept cars, it is a bridge between from the past to the future of the art of driving. Continue Reading
Upon leaving school, Joel took a job designing and making vinyl stickers for race teams, with a Sign maker based at the circuit. This is where he learnt the skill of ‘hand-cutting’ vinyl. However Joel soon decided to go to Art College and 6 years later, left to pursue a career as a Creative in Advertising – working in some of the world’s biggest agencies. Continue Reading
His passion for art began at a tender age when he began experimenting with different forms of art. He soon developed an innate love for cars and motorbikes. This passion drove him towards concept art and finally towards the design industry. He now holds a double masters degree in Industrial and Transportation Design from Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milano. Continue Reading
There is no automotive event in the world which is so successfully mixing cosplay drama and classic racers from the glory years of motorsports. Welcome at Goodwood Revival 2016. The fact that almost everything is period-correct turn this event into a lovely celebration of British post-war motoring culture with well-defined scent of Le Mans racing. Continue Reading
At Simply Petrol, we often objectify automotive engineering into car art. Engines are not just the heart and soul of any car, they might be a pretty beautiful piece of artwork. This blog is all about the best looking automotive engines. It is dedicated to mechanical creatures we are always happy to see. In person or as artwork. Because we feel that form following function often turns into pure art.