Clasiq Clasiq Season 3: Designer Series
Frank Pascoe is a retired clay modeler who worked for Chrysler and American Motors Corporation. He is the only designer that we are speaking to in this series that worked as a clay modeler. Frank worked closely with the automotive designers after their drawings were selected to move on towards production. Frank would make scale and full size clay models of future cars in the studio. Listen to him talk about his influences, cars he has worked on and his own personal collection. With over 40 years in the industry you do not want to miss some of his stories.
Hear Frank Pascoe describe the change over in Detroit from designing cars by hand to computer automated design.
Frank teaches us why there are not any clay models that have lasted from the manufacturer’s design departments. He also discusses the importance of automotive art to the industry, the community and Detroit.