Author Archives: Bruce Thomson

I have been remiss

This is a Porsche Carrera 6 that I saw at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. This is one of those vehicles that one can only stand back and gaze at in awe, a true representation of what metal, alloy and … Continue reading

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Mercedes 300SL Prototype

  This is a prototype of the Mercedes Benz 300SL at the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart. There are some noticeable differences from the 300Sl as released, but they are subtle. This took much longer for me to do than … Continue reading

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Lightweight E-Type

When I arrived in London in 2004, I had ensured that I would have a little more than 3 weeks to settle in prior to my Masters course beginning, in order that I could toddle around and visit places I’d … Continue reading

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Rothmans Porsche

This was a nice surprise. The pub I used to frequent in London (it was a good pub and very close to the RCA) was called “The Queen’s Arms”, and right across the road from it was a place called … Continue reading

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250GTO

Another car from Nick Mason’s Ten Tenths Collection. This was a beautiful Ferrari 250GTO that was up on jackstands being worked on. The GTO was between a couple of Bugattis and a Dark Green Ferrari 512BB. A great place to … Continue reading

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Maserati 250F

More from Nick Mason’s Ten Tenths collection… This is a Maserati 250F – I don’t know the exact provenance but these cars were driven in F1 by the likes (amongst many others of Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss. The … Continue reading

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Maserati Birdcage (Tipo60/61)

This was supposed to be a quick sketch and render but became a little more complex – but let me start at the beginning. In 2005 I was living in England, and a very close friend of mine was doing … Continue reading

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Stirling

A belated tribute to one of my favourite drivers. I sketched this from a photo I took at the 2005 Goodwood Festival of speed, at which Stirling Moss piloted his legendary Mercedes 300SLR up the course. Racing is diminished by … Continue reading

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Leuven City Hall

This took me a little longer than expected, but I finally got it done. A tricky piece.

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Leuven City Hall, preliminary sketch

Apologies for the muddled presentation – this is a pencil sketch just about ready for penning. I don’t usually spend this much time in preparation for a sketch, but I knew that this was going to take time. I think … Continue reading

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