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Art & Inspiration the ART GOD Gary Glenn has passed...

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by millersgarage, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. millersgarage
    Joined: Jun 23, 2009
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    I am sad to report that Gary Glenn, sign painter and pinstriper extraordinaire has passed.

    Many know him, and many have seen his work with out knowing it was him.

    I do not know all the details, as I am getting the info second hand.

    Many good laughs were shared with Gary.

    for those on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/garyartrageousstudios?fref=ts&ref=br_tf

    shine on you crazy diamond...

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  2. chaddilac
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    Sorry to hear!
     
  3. Plowboy
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    RIP Gary....
     
  4. brandon
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    sad to hear...rip
     
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  5. hotroddon
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    I knew Gary going back to the 70's when he lived here in Orange, CA. He did a lot of custom murals and back window paintings for the Original Van & Mini Truck Scene at his shop, Signs & designs. His Warlock Van was in the movie Rock & Roll High School with The Ramones.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQkoFDD8lPc
     
  6. Mr T body
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    Gary did the lettering and flames on my '54 back in '74. "Interesting" guy......:eek:
     
  7. millersgarage
    Joined: Jun 23, 2009
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    When I say, you've probably seen his work, but didn't know him, this is what I'm talking about.


    showcard.jpg showcard2.jpg plaque.jpg

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  8. safari-wagon
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    Godspeed.

    SinglefingerSpeedShop.com
     
  9. I was just talking with Gary a few weeks ago about an old dirt track car he lettered.The new owner wanted to add his name to it after removing the old one and I wanted to know what I was working over. He sounded like he was in good spirits.We got to spend some good time at the Detroit Autorama this year talking about the good old days.
    Too many friends are going too fast.Godspeed my brother of the brush!
     
  10. bread truck
    Joined: Mar 2, 2013
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    from colorado

    You will be missed.
     
  11. hotroddon
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    The word I heard was that his Gall Bladder exploded - I didn't even know that was possible ....
     
  12. millersgarage
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  13. philly the greek
    Joined: Feb 15, 2009
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    from so . cal.

    I didn't know him personally but being in the same business I knew of him . His work was always well done and attractive . RIP
     

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