Video Intermission – Makoto Endo Paints the Suzuki Katana

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The 2020 Suzuki Katana is on the cover of the new issue of Cycle World – but the cover image isn’t the usual photograph of a bike in motion. This time around, it’s a painting that was done with disposable chopsticks!

I usually get to see Makoto at work every year as Revival Cycles hires him to paint one of the stars of their annual Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin, Texas. We’ll see if that happens again this year, but here’s what I got to see back in 2019:

Here’s what he did with Mark Atkinson’s BMW Alpha:

Check out the video below (the final product is 6 feet by 6 feet), then head on over to Cycle World for some behind the scenes images.