Renault Elf Racing Car

Renault Elf Racing Car

As a part of developing a technical illustration business in the 1980’s, Randal Birkey did many illustrations as “self-promotion.” These projects were designed to push skills and abilities further and to show prospective customers what could be done....
Dodge Viper

Dodge Viper

Randal created this automobile illustration of a Dodge Viper as a self promotion portfolio piece, mainly because he really likes that design of this automobile. It is reminiscent of the AC Cobra design by Carroll Shelby, another car favorite of Randal’s. It was...
1972 Datsun 240Z Cutaway

1972 Datsun 240Z Cutaway

Randal once owned a car like this (see photo below) and used his personal knowledge of the car along with his technical illustration skills to create the “transparent” style cutaway line art illustration, focused on the engine and front suspension details....
Concept Car

Concept Car

Randal created this concept car illustration in Adobe Illustrator using an Apple Macintosh and Wacom tablet. It is what it...
4 Cylinder Engine Cutaway

4 Cylinder Engine Cutaway

Randal created this cutaway technical illustration of a 4-cylinder automotive engine as a self-promotion piece for use in advertising his technical illustration skills in the 1980’s. This illustration was done by hand with Rapidograph ink pens on smooth...