RIP to an artist and car culture inspiration

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Dave Bell has passed away.

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Rest in Peace, Mr. Bell... I always enjoyed your work. Your talents will be sorely missed. :(

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Sad, sad news. :(

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I remember his art work from the Custom Rodder magazines when they used to show model cars.

Street Rodder magazine too ...for the same reason.

Rest in Peace Mr. Bell

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Bummer.

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In the late 1960's....68 and 69 maybe ...the LA Times ran a new car special section each fall when the new cars came out. The entire front page of the section was a 'cartoon' drawing of a busy 'city' with 100's of car related tings going on. Always wondered who the artist was.....it sure looked like Bell's work....any one ever heard of these??? RIP

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Ouch! More pencils in Heaven.

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When Dave Bell drew my lake T in Street Rodder Magazine I thought I had finally made it in car building. I still have the poster he did for 1977 street rod nats.

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I remeber all the drawings in the back of Street Rodder. Is he also the guy that drew the Pomona Swap Meet posters?

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I have t-shirts he designed for the St. Rod Nat's. Another great artist to be missed.

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I have enjoyed Dave's work for over 50 years. I have watched him work at several National events, and he never failed to amaze me! He will be missed in the Automotive Hobbies!!

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The world is rapidly losing the masters of the "Rodding World" Dave will be missed,

"Street Rodder" will not be the same. :unsure:

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