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Watts My Line?: The Life and Work of Editorial Artist, Lawrie Watts
by David Dixon
Two generations have been influenced by Lawrie Watts’ cutaway drawings of motorcycles, motorcars, aircraft, Donald Campbell’s Bluebird, Richard Noble’s Thrust, RichardBranson’s epic hot air balloons and even farm machinery.
Long before CAD, the legendary Lawrie was drawing complexmachinery in amazing 3D detail.
His meticulous, distinctive style draws us into the picture, telling a story even though his brief had been merely to draw the thing.
Lawrie is not just an artist, he’s a designer too. His Royal Enfield-powered Dreamliner looked just right and was way ahead of its time.
This book provides a fascinating insight into Lawrie’s problem-solving through drawing. Anyone interested in how things work will enjoy this voyage through the life, ideas andwork of the perceptive and inventive Mr Lawrence Watts.
Author: David Dixon
Size 210mm high x 280mm wide, softback bound.216 pages, full colour throughout.
ISBN: 09544357 7 X
James Toseland – The Autobiography Signed hardback
Signed by JT
by JT & Ted Macauley
The youngest ever World Superbike Champion at 23, James Toseland rocketed into a league of biking legends.
Now, after seven success-filled years in Superbikes, James is ready to make the leap into MotoGP.
On the bike, James’ daredevil attitude has led to tremendous success and some horrific crashes in equal measure.
Off the bike, James has overcome family tragedy, trained as a classical pianist, performed as a member of the aptly named band Crash, and was crowned “Cosmopolitan” centrefold of the year.
But racing is, and will always be, his overriding passion. James’ adrenalin-fuelled tale is a story of genius, courage and an overwhelming desire to win.
240 pages, 20o5, hardback Buy here