Mk 2 Ford Escort

Discussion in 'Commercial & Civilian Vehicles' started by Gearhead, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. Gearhead

    Gearhead New Member

    Not much time at the moment but a rough draft done. Need to make a few fitting adjustments (obviously :lol:)and colour. The Mk 2 came in all guises from 1100 cc to the RS2000, so need to decide which model.....

    I use Adobe Illustrator exclusively (as I like the programme).





  2. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    I like this. A lot. Are you going to upload the template. I'd love to run that through Rhino3D and spruce it up a bit! I really like this! It's Brilliant! :)
  3. ASC Mclaren

    ASC Mclaren Member

  4. Gearhead

    Gearhead New Member

    Hi, thank you very much for your enthusiastic comments.

    I will work on the template and upload - feel free to do what you want w/ it. The car has no frame (which it needs for better rigidity) which I am working on now

    I have the colour scheming drawn up for an '79 Escort Harrier right now. The RS2000 is on the cards, of course.

  5. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Well, if you don't mind, I can add some stuff, you can edit out what ou don't like, and add on to this Gem of a model ! :)

    You can follow some of my work here:

    Just so you know I am being sincere. If you have any other drawings, post them with the template. I really like the way you captured the lines of this car, a 1973 Toyota Celica would be nice, Hint, Hint!! :)
  6. Gearhead

    Gearhead New Member

    Hi, thanks again. I will get the template ready and upload. Add whatever you like :). I need to re-emphasize that this is an Adobe Illustrator model - made purely in Adobe and 'guestimation' (no 3D modeling software involved) so I hope that is OK. I spent a lot of time working on Metasequoia / Pepa etc. but it took too long and I decided to just go with Adobe. You do beautiful work - I hope you are not disappointed w/ the template(s).

    I chose the Mk 2 Escort as it is an everyman's car and anything you want it to be. There are also all the rally models as well (Adobe Illustrator makes decal reproduction fairly straight-forward). I have attached an excerpt of the template I have coloured as a '79-80 Escort Harrier (limited edition 1600).


    I have also another WIP - a 1968 Hillman Hunter (London to Sydney Marathon winner). I know the 1973 Toyota Celica well and I have both fastback and saloon references so I will work on it.


  7. bf109

    bf109 Member

    o yeah that really looks cool , great job
  8. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    The paper model you made of it shows how great the potential is. I look forward to the template! Thanks! :)
  9. sgoti

    sgoti Member

    When I read this, my first thought was "Sweet! Hi-tech old-school!"

    Looking forward to the end result...

  10. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    I just wanted to give this a bump! I plan to find some interior photos. This is a great looking car and seems to lend itself to paper rather well. :)
  11. sgoti

    sgoti Member

    Any updates on this?
  12. trt

    trt Member

    Can we get RS2000 with twin headlight?

    Beyond cool
  13. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Still waiting. Hope to see you back with this! :)

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