Tag Archives: manual drafting

gremlin in cutaway

TRADITIONAL CUTAWAY AUTOMOTIVE ILLUSTRATION These diagrammatic images are produced wholly by mind and hand coordination. The shape and content may vary from simple to complex, depending on the degree of editing necessary to show a general or particular relationship of parts. An artist may accomplish his work with the use of photography, pencil, Rapidograph technical pens, matte drafting film,… Read More »

corvette in cutaway

  TRADITIONAL CUTAWAY AUTOMOTIVE ILLUSTRATION These diagrammatic images are produced wholly by mind and hand coordination with the use of photography, pencil, Rapidograph technical pens, matte drafting film, airbrush & compressor, acrylic paint, friskets, and transparent lithography film. Cutaway technical drawing serves people beyond Research and Development labs and automotive trade journals. The insatiable curiosity of the general public has sought… Read More »

mid-century intellectual capital

In 1961, Studebaker president Sherwood Egbert called his longtime friend Brooks Stevens to restyle the latest variation of the 1953 Starliner. Stevens renamed it the Gran Turismo Hawk. The 5-seat sport coupe was produced for the model years 1962-64. Of all the hundreds of American car manufacturers that have come and gone or are still in business,… Read More »