Motorcycle Art Showcases Young Talent
Guenevere Schwien was not used to painting on a large scale when, at the suggestion of a savvy art collector, she decided to undertake her massive rendering of a siren red Ducati.
The painting, which stands over twice as high as Schwien, is a testament to her drive and talent, and was quickly snapped up by an interested buyer. The aim of the project, according to Schwien, was to depict the bike from an unfamiliar angle, as though the viewer is looking up into the motorcycle from below. The vivid colors and precise detail make her work resemble a kind of hyper-realism, art that walks a fine line between photography and oil painting.
Indeed, the inspiration for Schwien’s painting was originally a photograph she had taken of an art collector’s bicycle. While the Ducati is her largest and most renowned work to date, Schwien is also becoming well-known for her smaller motorcycle art as well as her landscape paintings. Those interested in seeing the range of her work will have to travel to Texas or California to do so, but this young artist is predicted to expand her repertoire and contribute to art galleries across the country in the coming years. To see her current work visit her web page at: