748: Hugo PradoInspiring Automotive Enthusiasts™
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Hugo Prado is an automotive artist who grew up in Miraflores, a west coast surfing suburb of Lima-Peru in South America. After working as an illustrator in advertising he decided in 1989 to pursue his passion for cars and became a full-time automotive artist and founded Automotive Fine Art. He works in acrylic and water colors sprayed through the airbrush and then uses technical pens to enhance the details. You’ll see his art in major automotive magazine and he’s been featured on Motorweek TV, a automotive auctions, and QVC. His in house publishing operation allows him to create limited edition Giclees in an 8-color process. Hugo is available for private and corporate commissions.
“Actions speak louder than words.”
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Learning early in his career the tremendous competition he was up agains in illustration.
AH HA MOMENT
Realizing if he stayed with something, and learned patience, he could overcome anything.
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
A BMW Rally/Touring Race Car
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
Use the brakes to stop the car. (you’ll need to listen to the show to understand)
Invest in yourself.
The Art of Airbrushing by Giorgio Uccellini
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
No matter what anyone says or does, don’t let anyone stop you from doing what you love to do.
WHERE TO FIND HUGO
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