ThierryD From Luxembourg, joined Dec 2005, 2105 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 4812 times:
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there surely is a market; it might not be huge but out of experience I know that people are willing to pay a bit more for good quality stuff.
I found a drawing from this guy at last year's Flying Legends airshow:
raedervision From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 63 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4782 times:
A guy used to go to Oshkosh every year before he died. Called himself the Flying Dutchman. Built amazing wire sculptures of aircraft and dirigibles. Very accurate and detailed. Most of the dirigibles were about 6' long, lighted and highly animated. He built a very detailed cutaway WWII submarine. It wasn't for sale until a WWII vet who served on that boat handed him a check for $70,000. Every year I went to Oshkosh his booth was the first place I went. He added a lot to aviation and his stuff didn't even fly. I miss him.
GPHOTO From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 837 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4728 times:
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Quoting Cor (Thread starter): I want to know if there is a market for really good aviation art, be it pencil sketches or paintings.
Aviation art is very popular in the UK in many formats. Personally I am a fan of pencil work, with plenty of crisp detail. I also like emotive pieces. Pity I can't afford some of the very best of them, but there are aviation artists for all tastes and budgets.
B6JFKH81 From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2916 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (3 years 10 months 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 4590 times:
I think there is a market, but I don't know what the demand is. But, for example, when I got my apartment, I re-decorated before moving in. The color scheme was terrible so I needed to change that, and then I wanted to go with "vintage" airline advertisements for most of the wall hangings. Now, all of my wall hangings in the hall, bathroom and living room are all "vintage" airline ads. The prints were bought from allposters.com.