I recently rebuilt this old BSA bike for my mate George, his dad used to let him ride it as a child, he put blocks of wood on the pedals to make it more comfortable, it was the coolest bike on the street. This type of bike was used by paratroopers in Arnhem and the D Day landings, attached to a parachute by its wheels it folds neatly in half. It was great to get this 70 year old bike back on the road, I have painted every spoke and chain rivet and in the background are stylised parachutes, a paratrooper badge and BSA chain ring.
A unique and exclusive, lovingly crafted still life painting of a vintage military bicycle. I have painted it in beautiful lustrous colours to enhance the bold geometric patterns and fine detail. The sides of...
Born in Chester 1960, studied BA Fine Art (Sculpture) at Loughborough College of Art and Design and an MA in Art & Design (Painting) at Leeds Metropolitan University. First worked as a mechanic for London Bicycle Company and then as a ceramic technician for David Hilton Tableware in London for seven years, before becoming a 3D Design and Sculpture lecturer in Oldham, Greater Manchester. Moved to Hampshire to become Head of Art and Design in a Southampton, Sixth Form College and now Head of Art and Design at Peter Symonds College, Winchester.
Mark Jones Velo Art paintings are custom made hand crafted original artworks that celebrate bicycles and cycling. 'Velo Art' and ‘Still life cycle’ acrylic on canvas range of paintings reflect a...
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