Cover of the brochure for the “Colt Debonair” exhibited at the 1963 Tokyo Motor Show. Using a technique called “highlight rendering,” only white colored pencils and pastels were used to draw the image, utilizing the color of the base paper. The combination of the brush-written “Shin Mitsubishi Heavy Industries” and the “Debonair” logo designed by Bretzner is unique.
Inside page of the brochure for the Tokyo Motor Show. The reflection of ambient light on the car body is beautifully expressed. The composition of the fashionable figure in simple sketch and the car is characterized. The work appears to have been painted with opaque gouache.
Back cover of the brochure for the Tokyo Motor Show. The composition with large margins is distinctive.
The brochure for the 1st gen. Debonair. Some say that white car bodies are the hardest to depict because reflections are difficult to render, but Bretzner skillfully rendered the pearl white car body that he had made.
The brochure for the 1st gen. Debonair. The front grille reflected in the front bumper is precisely depicted.
The brochure for the 1st gen. Debonair. The side lamps, called “rocket lamps,” also appear in the Silver pigeon he designed.