Monday, February 27, 2012

In Memory Of Dick Allen T-Shirts

Chuck Vogel and Bruce Parrish teamed up to recreate the shirt Bruce designed for Dick Allen back in the early 70's.

The back of the shirt features Bruce's original art of Dick on his Loco-Motion Knucklehead chopper.

The front of shirt has the motor company logo as did the original.

The shirts are Navy Blue and available in the following sizes: Large, XL, and XXL.

To buy, contact: Chuck Vogel at:

Tell him Chris from MC Art sent ya!

Monday, February 20, 2012

President's Day

I had to do this for today. It kind of works on several levels. It goes with this month's header too.

Have a good one!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


From a card I made in 1997

Sunday, February 12, 2012

What Sort of Man Reads MC ART?

A hip guy who's big on blazing his own trail. The kind of guy who finds that trail leads him to MotorCycle entertainment that's Right On track.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Vintage Chopper Photos

Mark Bourassa sent in a bunch of old chopper photos and mentioned he had sent some to other bloggers as well. Many of them (his sportster and other digger style chops), have already been posted so, I won't re-post them all. Anyhow, here's two of my favorites.

I believe this is Mark with a friend's Panhead. It might have been posted on ZZ Chop or Loserrules. Even so, it's cool enough for a second look.

Marks' buddy Greg Thompson on a very cool 45 powered trike.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

This Month's Very Late Header

You might have noticed that last month's header didn't have a date on it. This was done since I originally thought I'd just leave it up for awhile. Then I had what I thought was a clever idea of changing it to honor Black History Month which would also be fast and easy. Clever might be argued but, fast and easy?... it didn't turn out that way.

Last month and this month for comparison. At first I thought going from one to the other wouldn't require much. You know, replace some heads (on people and bike), draw up some new bars, pipes, and seat. No biggie, until I got into the thick of it.

First, I found I had to redraw almost the entire bike. Then all the elements below. This alone took enough time. What I didn't realize was, how much time it would take to put everything in at just the right angle and place. I found I needed to move and tweak a lot of little things in the original art. Stuff like moving the tools and crate a touch, tweaking the box, and test placing all the new elements a few times until they looked just right.

All in all, it took much longer than doing the last header from scratch. Not to mention, it's late and for a short month. Was it worth it? I don't know but, once I get an idea...

There's a lot more to say about this month's header than just the process of doing the art (which I didn't plan on ranting about). Now, I hope to get to that while there's still time left.