Firebird's Impala SS ***Updated***

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    Firebird's Impala SS ***Updated***

    Well, here goes nothing...

    ...the paper didn't lay too flat on the scanner, so thats why the grill has those funky ripples on it, but other than that, you get my main idea.

    hope you like!



    Here's the update, sorry about the quality, my scanner keeps makin waves in the pic. oh well, i still have to redraw the back wheel to because it looks off (even by my standards) but heres the main idea (bigger butt) tell me what else i should change so i can do that along with the rear wheel.



    Just for fun and comparison, i found an impala i did when i was a wee-shaver. every one point and laugh! =)

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    Looks like an acura a bit to me...
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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    i like it

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    Looks a little small to be an Impala, since it's currently a larger mid-sized car and I think the next gen is going to be a full sizer. The front end does look very Acura-ish. Brand and nameplate aside, you have some real drawing skills. Keep up the good work.
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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    Good skills as usual. Impala needs a big trunk with rear overhang.

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    The only thing I don't like is the semi fastback roof, Impalas are long and sleek. But that is a kick ass drawing. Like all the rest you've posted.

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    Man, this one was tricky. i went through lots of front fascia set ups because each one just didn't look right. Before i got to this one, it looked too much like an avalon, then it went through a bunch of setups i just didn't like. It's funny you should say this looks like an acura though, my last drawing was one but i never posted it...i'll have to see if i can find it and compare it with this. But yeah, i'm happy with how this one turned out. there's some nasty mistakes with perspective both interior and out, along with some shading problems that i never got down, but otherwise, i'm happy with it and thanks for all the compliments!

    p.s, I tried a back view...and i've never done a back view before. I dont know if i dare post it or not.
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    Go ahead you're an amazing artist.

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    wow, that's really nice! I like how you ditched the retro thing and decided on a more modern aproach. However, i agree with others who have said it needs to be a bit larger to be an impala.

    either way, good job!

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    I like it!

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    It's good, but from that angle the front wheel arch looks too narrow for the wheel to fit into it. Might just be the perspective though.

    And I definitely see a lot of Acura in the front end. Maybe square off the bottom edge a little?

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    i really like this. and to stick up for the fastback, its meant to compete with Mercedes CLS

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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS

    heres the update...read about it right above the new picture.
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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS ***Updated***

    I like it, but is it really Impala?
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    Re: Firebird's Impala SS ***Updated***

    I think your skills have improved nice drawing, very original. It's not very impala to me though but that's not entirly bad.

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