Are Detroit car designer still using vellum or is it all comuters?

Discussion in 'Creative Arts' started by bitzman, Apr 7, 2020.

  1. bitzman

    bitzman F1 Rookie

    Feb 15, 2008
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    In trying to figure out if design rendering done with the old fashioned methods (was it vellum and colored chalk or pencils--will be worth more than computer generated renderings? What paper do automakers print the modern ones on? (I use a gloss finish paper called Kromecoat from Kelly Paper 90 weight or a thick matt finish paper called Linen from Kelly for the mockups and final presentation prints)Or are there a lot less printed of the modern ones, since much of the direction is evolved while it's still on the computer screen? So from now on having a rendering to take home from the automaker you work for is going to be rare?
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  3. Alpintourer

    Alpintourer Formula 3
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    If you are going for roots originality, I'd go for the "back of a napkin" sketch.
  4. TestShoot

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    My buddy at Ford still does for personal use, not for his job

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