Sandy Rodgers Artworks | Wheel Get You Home on the Day Service
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Wheel Get You Home on the Day Service

A Tribute:

To all the stunning retro and art deco buses that ruled the roads of New Zealand!! Many of which are now house buses, this of course puts a whole new spin on ‘The Journey Home’.

A Tribute:

To all of the stunning retro and art deco buses that ruled the roads of New Zealand!!  Many of which are now house buses, which puts a new spin on ‘The Journey Home’.

 

Images:

Bus: I chose to do a painting of this particular bus as it was the Eastbourne bus back in 1950.

Boarder design: The boarder is based on the Eastbourne Borough Council Omnibus Service Garage which is based at the Southern end of Eastbourne (Wellington) at Burdens gate.

Kowhaiwhai (scroll design): A combination of rautawa (tawa Leaf) and ngutu kaka (kakabeak).

The words: I have employed words that people associate with an ideal way to travel… Affordable and Efficient, Comfortable and Reliable.

3d – 3 pence, the very affordable price for that efficient transport.

We’ll get you home safely – Safety…an important part of travel.

Note: Title of the painting: I was going to use the word wheel in place of we’ll in the logo design, however when naming the painting I couldn’t resist!

AVAILABLE FOR SALE

Shown at:

Zeayou Gallery Taupo, New Zealand

Date

2012

Category

The Journey Home