CAD Takes Role in Making 'Cars' Characters Real (Cadalyst Daily Archive)26 Oct, 2006 By: Brett Duesing
Custom car designer Eddie Paul uses Rhinoceros software to help create real-life, drivable vehicles based on 2D animations
Eddie Paul is known in Hollywood for creating unique automobiles that take leading roles. The high-flying General Lee in The Dukes of Hazzard, the American classics in Grease and the modern-day street racers in The Fast and the Furious are just a few of Paul's well-known creations. The Southern California inventor and auto-customization wizard's latest project was transforming a Pontiac Trans Am and a 2002 Porsche 911 to resemble the automotive characters Lightning McQueen and Sally Carrera from the summer Pixar animated release, Cars.p>
Custom car designer Eddie Paul and his real-life version of Sally Carrera.
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About the Author: Brett Duesing
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