Pinball Wizards and Blacklight Destroyers

Dirty Donny Gillies book

Author: Dirty Donny Gillies
Year: 2016
Pages:152 pages, hardcover
ISBN:9780764351785
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Full title of the book is: Pinball Wizards and Blacklight Destroyers, The Art of Dirty Donny Gillies.
Dirty Donny is an artist who's mostly known for music posters. In his style he uses bright colors and dark outlines.
He got involved in pinball when Metallica commissioned a custom Metallica pinball machine, which was a rethemed Williams Earthshaker. When Stern pinball wanted to create a Metallica pinball machine themselves, the group requested to Stern that Dirty Donny would do the artwork of this too.
That's how the artist became known in the pinball scene. For many the artwork was a great welcome, a needed change of having photoshopped artwork on playfield.
Donny continued working for Stern, doing artwork for other machines like the Aerosmith pinball machine, also featured in this book.

Donny's life is more than only pinball, the other chapters of this book features other things he's working on: posters (with blacklight effects), monster scale models, his van and muscle cars, ..

Dirty Donny Gillies book

Dirty Donny Gillies book
Screen printing, the traditional way.

Dirty Donny Gillies book

Dirty Donny Gillies book

Dirty Donny Gillies book