Andy Shore has been painting for over 30 years. His favoured and most practiced medium is watercolour and airbrush painting, however he does enjoy other mediums such as oils, pastels and acrylics. Shore’s subject matter is very diverse but he has a passion for automotive subjects, townscapes and seascapes.
To date, Shore has had 4 solo watercolour exhibitions at The Jane Powell Gallery, Kenilworth, The Frog & Mouse Gallery, Leicester; and two at DeMontfort University, Leicester where he works as a technical instructor in Art and Design. He also performs art demonstrations and workshops for art groups.
Previously Shore worked as a model maker in aerodynamics for Team Lotus, in restoration of historic racing cars and as a scenic artist for a theming company. Shore’s work has been published in various books and magazines. He lives live in a small, rural Leicestershire village with his wife Lorraine and is the proud Father of the well known automotive photographer Amy Shore.
Historic Car Art has been operating from it's rural Derbyshire base since 2004. A business built over time from a passion for cars, their history and the racing exploits of drivers and manufacturers combined with a great interest in how this has all been depicted over the years in both artwork and promotional advertising.
The founder of the company believes very strongly in bringing high quality products and a first class personal service to its clients. This approach means that Historic Car Art is now a leader in the acquisition and supply of original automotive art and vintage posters, building collections for discerning private and corporate clients worldwide.
Alongside this Historic Car Art publishes the highest quality fine art prints by leading automotive artists. Using only the best materials each print is produced in small limited edition runs and is signed and numbered by the artist.
Counting Gordon Crosby and Terence Cuneo amongst your biggest influences is always going to stand you in good stead as motoring artist as long as you have the skill to carry it off… luckily Paul Dove has it in abundance. Although Dove studied art at college in his late teens he confesses that much of his technique is self taught. Buoyed by the confidence ...