In this Fall Series of Cycling Art Paintings I’ve tried to capture some of what I see, and more importantly how I feel. I take rides almost every day and I’m always inspired by the nature I’m riding in. The colors of fall, the low light of the early sun – just stunning most days. Bright contrasting colors screaming at me or deep rich earthy tones, wet, muted values of color as the days get shorter and colder.
It won’t be long before I’m working on a winter series, so enjoy these last days of warmth and wonder.
Original Cycling Art | Unframed | 18×24 inches Watercolor Paper | 12×16 inch image area | Pen with Ink and Acrylic Paints
This Cyclocross World Championships poster celebrated the return of the UCI competition to the Netherlands in 2014. Hoogerheide hosted the best of the best in CX, thus a little nod to windmills, clogs and rainbow colored wheels.
This art was originally created to help raise funds for Midwest Bike Share program, a not-for-profit organization bringing an inexpensive bike sharing program to the greater Milwaukee area.
The idea behind the image was inspired by the name, Bike Share. One of Michael’s very first concept sketches for this project turned out to be the winning design. A group of diverse bicycle riders all sharing one bike. Sometimes the most simple idea is the best one.
This bicycle art print is printed with a white border which sets it off for framing.
The city that never sleeps is where we find our lone urban cyclist as he makes his way through the shadows of this imaginary NYC landscape. Lights sweep the skies as car head lights sweep the canyons to reveal our bike rider on his fixed gear machine.
With it’s focus on the night skyline in the Big Apple this image could grace the walls of any fan of cycling, or New York City.
The UCI World Championship Track Cycling will take place in London, March 2016. Sure to be a highlight of the track cycling season as always.
As a commemorative poster to mark the event Michael created this Track Cycling, Bearskin wearing whimsical character as tribute. Sporting the Colors of the UCI World Champion our ever vigilant rider watches over his shoulder keeping an eye on the competition.
The Italian Grand Tour first organized in 1909 is the first grand tour of the UCI professional season in Europe. Made famous by the likes of Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi where Italian riders dominated for the first forty years of the race.
The Italians love their annual race across the mountains and valleys of beautiful Italy. Cheering on the leaders and the man in the “Maglia Rosa” the Pink Jersey of the race leader.