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1972 Ford Torino stock car model kit box art design - (built 2007 :: Model King box art project #10)
I designed the box art, automotive illustration and decals for this re-issue of the '72 Ford Torino stock car kit for Model King. Created as part of a collection of vintage NASCAR kits, the packaging uses a similar design I created for the other cars in this series but modifies the colors a little to give it it's own uniqueness. Other boxes and decal sheets I designed for this series include a Monte Carlo, Cyclone and Laguna.
The project encompassed creating the box illustration, the box layout and the art work for the decal sheet. First I created the automotive illustration shown on the box top. It's a digital illustration that was drawn and painted by hand in Photoshop CS2 with a Cinteq monitor. I also created the layout for the package design using Photoshop and created the art for the decal sheet in Illustrator.
I also created a fictional design for the car's paint scheme to avoid licensing issues with known drivers and sponsors. Although it is fictional, I did research these styles of race cars carefully to give them an era correct look. I also tried to add details to the sheet which I thought serious modelers would appreciate; things like gauge faces, grill screens and many different variations of numbers and secondary sponsors.
Although, I mostly build the photography models as well my Model King work, this particular model was built by fellow modeler Tom Miller.
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