JPS Lotus – Senna’s Black and Gold F1 car

Eagle-eyed readers will notice the title of this post, and maybe look at my painting and think… “hold on, there is no JPS logo on the car”.

Well I made the decision to paint it without the tobacco advertising but it still has the look. In the era these were racing it was a time when certain countries weren’t allowing tobacco advertising so it’s still valid as a representation in my opinion.

As you can see from the tube on the top-right I used metallic gold paint which gives it a lovely effect on the painting against the black card.

I added a satin coat of varnish on the whole painting for protection but the car itself has a gloss layer which gives it a real feeling of depth, it’s almost 3D looking in reality.

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