Friday, August 3, 2012

"Bicycle" - Stunning Illustration by Ugo Gattoni

Stylized word Bicycle with impressionist versions of bikes

It's a gorgeously detailed 5 meter long illustration of a bike race in London by Ugo Gattoni  Notable places in London are captured as the bicycle race passes through.  Sites include St. Paul's Cathedral, Big Ben and Smithfield meat market.

 I love that the pig's head is coming out of the market because I used to walk by it on my way to work and my lasting memory of the market was of a barrel of pigs heads and getting asked to leave because I was taking pictures.
"Bicycle is a giant leporello book by Ugo Gattoni and published by Nobrow Press
The original is a 5 meters long drawing about bicycles through the streets of London
Released in time for the London 2012 Olympics"
On his site he has other beautiful illustrations and examples of his work.

Bicycle is Available at Nabrow Press

BICYCLE from Éditions Copains on Vimeo.

Sample of illustration with loops and Big Ben and St. Paul's cathedral in London

magnifying glass examining illustration

Pig's head coming out of building, Smithfield meat market

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