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When you're drawing from a 3/4 view, whether you're looking from above or not, the far half of the front end should be drawn more forshortened than the near half. Look at those Camaros in your signature. Even drawn from above, like that white one, the driver side half of the front end is squished up a little more than the other side, because it's at a sharper angle.

On your car's passenger side of the front end (the side further away from us), the grille looks larger than on the other side. The light looks wider, too.

I hope that was understandable, but if it wasn't just let me know and I'll elaborate.

That's just one of the things that should help you with perspective. I know I tell everyone this, but tracing cars and then changing them to be your own will really help you practice perspective and proportion.

Anyway, as far as the design goes, I like the idea of bringing back some of the older design cues from previous Eldorados. That upright C-pillar from the 80's is a neat idea, though it might be a little difficult to execute it in a modern way. And I definitely agree that it should have a good sized grille. I think the rear wheel is set a little far back though. The C-pillar shouldn't end before the rear wheel begins. Overall a pretty cool design though.
 

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Hey Guy, that car has already been designed and is sitting as a full mock up at GM's Detroit Headquarters. They released several pictures of it 6 or more months ago as a possible Cadillac Premium Coupe. The actual photo shots of it were from the rear, and it had a Bentley like look to it. Recently names have been mentioned the E8, E12. Could those monikers imply: Eldorado V8, Eldorado V12, who knows?

The only problem is that car will be over 100K if ever released, and is designed to compete with the World's Best. Unfortunately with GM rubbing pennies together building such a car at this time would be a big gamble, not a calculated risk.

I will attempt to locate a picture and attach it.
 

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When you're drawing from a 3/4 view, whether you're looking from above or not, the far half of the front end should be drawn more forshortened than the near half. Look at those Camaros in your signature. Even drawn from above, like that white one, the driver side half of the front end is squished up a little more than the other side, because it's at a sharper angle.

On your car's passenger side of the front end (the side further away from us), the grille looks larger than on the other side. The light looks wider, too.

I hope that was understandable, but if it wasn't just let me know and I'll elaborate.

That's just one of the things that should help you with perspective. I know I tell everyone this, but tracing cars and then changing them to be your own will really help you practice perspective and proportion.

Anyway, as far as the design goes, I like the idea of bringing back some of the older design cues from previous Eldorados. That upright C-pillar from the 80's is a neat idea, though it might be a little difficult to execute it in a modern way. And I definitely agree that it should have a good sized grille. I think the rear wheel is set a little far back though. The C-pillar shouldn't end before the rear wheel begins. Overall a pretty cool design though.
Yea, i understand what you are saying and i'll try to avoid this problem in my future drawings as much as i can, my older drawings also had very wide windshields because of disproportion, bus this time i think the windshield looks ok, so i will draw more attention to this problem in my next drawings and maybe i'll get better, anyway thanks for your advice and i'm glad you like it :)
 

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Hey Guy, that car has already been designed and is sitting as a full mock up at GM's Detroit Headquarters. They released several pictures of it 6 or more months ago as a possible Cadillac Premium Coupe. The actual photo shots of it were from the rear, and it had a Bentley like look to it. Recently names have been mentioned the E8, E12. Could those monikers imply: Eldorado V8, Eldorado V12, who knows?

The only problem is that car will be over 100K if ever released, and is designed to comptete with the World's Best. Unfortunately with GM rubbing pennies together building such a ca at this time would be a big gamble, not a calculated risk.
I never heard about it before, but i'll try to find some pics on the internet it would be nice to see a V12 or at least a V8 Eldorado back in stores again, too bad it would be so expensive.
 
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