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Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by Ryan, May 15, 2017.

  1. Ryan
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    Larry Watson Discusses His Creations...

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  2. Special Ed
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    Watson wasn't a painter, he was an artist.
     
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  3. I was luckily enough to know Larry in his later life. And he remembered every car, every paint job, every color mix and would spend hours talking of them.
    I would love to have this video on quality DVD instead of this low quality utube,,,, Roger????
     
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  4. Jalopy Joker
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    Thanks for sharing this, and keeping the legacy of Larry Watson going Winfield & Watson Gathering-Mojave 110 (Small).jpg Winfield & Watson Gathering-Mojave 069 (Small).jpg
     
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  5. gsnort
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    Larry's work is obviously performed by an artist of note. Thanks for this.
     
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  6. I somewhat remember this video being posted right here on the H.A.M.B.

    Yep, sho nuff:
     
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  7. Rand Man
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    I think it's interesting he started all that in high school and high school cars were featured in magazines. I'd like to see more detail on every car in the video. Real history. I love it.


    Sent from my iPhone using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
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  8. bschwoeble
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    Oh man! What a great history lesson. Thanks.
     
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  9. He also had an agreeable voice to listen to, does not get boring or annoying.
     
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  10. Torchie
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    Mr Watson did a great job of documenting his many paint jobs. His personal picture archive is really impressive. I believe that it is located over on the Rik Hoving Custom Car Chronicle site.
    Great talent and a true artists imagination.....
    Torchie
     
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  11. Austinrod
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    This came off bob shremps 54 Chevy Larry's first scallop job in 56
    Larry Watson painted the back of it and has date stamped on back.
    I bought of eBay
     
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  12. Torchie
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    ow.
    The back of that plaque has a Von Dutch/ Dean Jeffries vibe going for it.
    Torchie
     
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