Mesmerizing video shows muddy van transformed into iconic Van Gogh masterpiece

MY VAN CAN REALLY GOGH – This mesmerizing video shows the incredible transformation of a filthy van into a motoring masterpiece. Artist Rick Minnes, aka Rudy Muddy, spent two days recreating Vincent van Gogh’s famous 1888 self-portrait on the back of a clay-strewn Peugeot Boxer.

The artwork was commissioned by a nearly new car and van retailer motorpointAs a salute to traders and commercial vehicle drivers.

Motorpoint CEO Mark Carpenter said: “Our partnership with Vans artist Rudy Muddy is a visual tribute to the craftsmanship, talent and passion that go into creating a masterpiece – of course, it had to be Van Gogh. We at those merchants Also wanted to shed light – who helped us achieve all of our renovation goals during the pandemic, and kept us safe with fine workmanship and advice when things go wrong in our homes.”

It took artist Rudy Muddy two days to recreate the iconic Van Gogh image
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With distinctive artwork, the brand commissioned a study of 2,000 UK adults who have completed work on their homes over the past 10 years, to reveal their thoughts on working with merchants. More than a quarter (26 per cent) said they specifically look for a well-presented van when hiring a merchant – and this figure is higher for people in Meczyki (44 per cent) and London (32 per cent). There was more to it.

Just one in three families (30 per cent) said a clean van points to a trustworthy businessman, while 38 per cent believe it shows promise of a clean approach to work. After a boom in home renovations in recent days, a whopping 83 percent agree that a trustworthy business is a valuable contact – and 58 percent say they value good businessmen more since the pandemic.

Clean and tidy workers are especially welcomed, as eight out of ten said cleanliness was very important when working in their homes. When weighing DIY versus “getting one,” one in three people prefer a dealer to do the work on their home or make repairs on their own, to ensure that the job is done. High level completed.

In addition, nearly half of the respondents to OnePoll survey believe that using a qualified merchant reduces future problems, while 37 percent believe it saves time on DIY.

Mark Carpenter said: “Every business needs a dependable sidekick, often in the form of a van to transport equipment and travel customers.

Artwork Salute To All The Traders Who Were On Hand During The Pandemic
Artwork salute to all the traders who were on hand during the pandemic
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“These are an integral part of motoring culture, and we wanted to celebrate them too, and have a little fun along the way. Our research shows that a clean and tidy van sends a positive message to the customer about dependability.

“We know how busy businesses are at the present time and staying on top of vehicle maintenance is another task – but along with the necessary safety obligations there are clear business benefits.”

When asked about other businessperson traits, reliability was ranked highest, with almost six out of ten rating it as important (59 percent) – followed by good value for money (50 percent) and efficiency. (46 percent). And when it comes to sourcing someone to decorate or repair their home, nearly two-thirds prefer to use word of mouth, followed by the Internet (43 percent), and social media (23 percent). ) was searched for. ,

Interestingly, nearly four out of ten previously stopped using a tradesperson because they don’t know where to find a good one (37 percent) – but about one in five (17 percent) stopped when sourcing a van. mentions advertisements. a trade.

Top jobs done by UK families:

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  3. tiling
  4. carpentry
  5. glazing
  6. electrical
  7. Gardening & Landscaping
  8. brick making
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