The Kickstarter campaign was successful. We raised the money required to buy, restore, and repaint... to recreate... Dr. Bob's Woodstock Light Bus. It's going to be a great project. What a wonderful experience. These Kickstarter things, like starting up anything new, sure isn't easy.
"A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip, and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow." ~Charlie Brower And yet as ideas
We're looking for a bus... a very specific bus. As we work to recreate and repaint Dr. Bob's "Light Bus" artwork we've learned the hard way that all Volkswagen buses are not the same. Even over a couple model years there were significant changes. We're working to be as true as possible to the original artwork. And then there's colour. We were thrilled today when Dr. Bob's friend came up with these two never before published photos of the bus in its early phases of painting. L
The drama of the Woodstock festival sometimes overshadows the fact that it was the result of a great time for music. New instruments and ideas were at the heart of new creative scenes that all came together in the moment of Woodstock. The songs themselves were powerful tools for social, political, personal, and environmental change. It's been near 50 years since and the impact of these ideas and changes are being felt today more than ever. Whether you heard the Woodstock era
This week we got a wonderful letter from the Artist Bob Hieronimus on His Motivation to Recreate the Woodstock LIGHT VW Bus. It's a great story. While working with us Bob has really taken the time to get back into the moment in time where the creative impulse for the bus originated. Here's the story he shared. In 1968 when I first designed the Woodstock LIGHT VW Bus, it was a painful year for America. The year before had celebrated the Summer of Love, and Sgt. Pepper had tur