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Dustbuster: A 1/35th scale model.

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1927 Lakes Roadster at Bonneville

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Rat Rod Cartoon project


My name is Nate Clowar, I have been working as an artist since 1990, with fourteen years in the video game industry. I have been a lead artist, environment artist, and Art Director at both Konami and Tetris Online. I am currently doing freelance work for the automotive and video game industries, and am available for both onsite and remote work.

I have worked on many interesting projects with end clients such as ; GM, Ford, Toyota, Mazda, Scion, McDonalds, FBI , BioWare, Bethesda, Monolith, Gearbox Software, and more.


  • 3D Modeling
  • High poly models for Pre-rendered graphics, movies, and print
  • Low Poly Modeling of real-time models for video games and previz
  • Zbrush Scultping
  • Hard Surface Modeling
  • Textures
  • Rendering
  • Illustration
  • Animation
  • 3D models for rapid prototyping


Cartoon Rat Rod Project

Cartoon Rad Rod

First in a series of cartoon vehicles. Cartoon Rad Rod images HERE

1/35th scale 3D model of the Dustbuster


1/35th scale model.

This is a Borderlands-inspired buggy model I built for a 1/35th scale model kit in collaboration with Industria Mechanika. The original concept is by Miguel Lopez. Release date is scheduled for June 2012, Price: TBD. Click here to get notified of the price/preorder date.

Dustbuster Images and model kit HERE
1927 Lakes modified Ford Roadster

1927 Lakes Modfied Roadster Bonneville

I built this 3D model of a '27 ford roadster quite awhile back, but I keep playing around with different renderings of it.

1927 Lake Modfied Roadster Images HERE
1966 Chevy bus 3d rapid prototype toy

1966 Chevy Bus

The Big Blue Bus becomes a toy.

I made this 3D print that as a gift for my grandfather. He bought this 1966 Chevy bus and converted it into the family RV.

1966 Chevy Bus Images HERE
3D model of Bloody Mary the Bolster Brothers Special

Bloody Mary

Hill Climbing Special.

Work in progress of the Bloody Mary Special built by the Bolster brothers. They first built it in 1929 with the purpose "of driving around a field as dangerously as possible." It went on to be one of the most famous hill-climb cars, with TWO V-twin motorcycle engines and weighed only 700 pounds.

Bloody Mary Hill Climbing Special Images HERE
13B Rotary powered Locost Project

RX-7 Locost

Goal: 225HP and 1300lbs.

I've wanted to build a car for as long as I can remember. After reading Ron Champion's book, I started my own build.

More Information HERE
Build DiaryAll that's left is everything...
Resources and Book List- Resources for Hawaii Registration and more
Photos -  Photos from the build.