colorful wind-up 'toy' car by ryan chapman is ready to race colorful wind-up 'toy' car by ryan chapman is ready to race
feb 25, 2016

colorful wind-up 'toy' car by ryan chapman is ready to race

colorful wind-up ‘toy’ car by ryan chapman is ready to race
all images courtesy of ryan chapman

 

 

 

for the slowball cross-country scandinavian race — a moving art exhibition where cars act as canvases and roads as museum halls — british illustrator ryan chapman has applied colorful geometries to the exterior of an all-white LADA, making it look like a pint-sized toy wind up car. complete with a faux rotating key on its roof, the vehicle is outfitted with red, blue, yellow and green shapes of varying sizes.

 

the vibrant graphics have been carefully applied to the car’s outer surface in a seemingly random configuration that resembles children’s building blocks scattered on the floor. echoing his artistic and illustrative style, often seen in the pages of timeout magazine and esquire, chapman’s wind-up toy car uses a pared down color palette and regular shapes to evoke a feeling of play and pleasure. 

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colorful geometries have been applied to the exterior of an all-white cruiser 

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the vehicle is outfitted with red, blue, yellow and green shapes of varying sizes.

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the vibrant graphics have been carefully applied to the car’s outer surface

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chapman completed the project in just one day 

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the design was realized for the slowball cross-country scandinavian race

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colorful stickers of varying sizes and shapes have been applied to the exterior of the car 

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a sketch indicates the various parts needed to make the car appear like a toy 

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