All of our sketching courses are taught in a rich, interactive learning space.
This is where we conduct our Gravity Sketch Certified 3D modeling courses.
Founder and President
Essential Skills Instructor
Eric brings 25+ years of automotive industry experience including Ford, Hyundai and Chrysler, along with several automotive startups and consumer product brands. Most recently, Eric led the design teams responsible for the Mustang Mach E and the all-new Mustang coupe. Eric has also taught at leading design colleges including College for Creative Studies, Art Center College of Design and Cleveland Institute of Art. As a Gravity Sketch certified instructor, Eric has trained professional designers at automotive studios worldwide. Eric currently runs LAUNCH Studio, a creative consultancy in Southern California focused on building and leading creative teams at startups and leading brands in transportation, consumer products, and digital experiences.
VR and AI Design Instructor
As Product Expert and Content Creator at Vizcom , Nyko is one of the industry leaders in the development and implementation of generative AI, VR and XR design workflows at automotive design studios worldwide. Nyko is an experienced transportation designer, and one of the original team members at Local Motors. He has a passion to democratize design through the best available tools and technologies. Nyko has mentored nearly 100 students to enter into the industrial design industry, and he has trained professional desgin teams at leading automotive design studios worldwide as Automotive Design Consultant at Gravity Sketch. Passionate for teaching the next generation, he developed the first Transportation Design curriculum for high school students as a teacher in Colorado.
Come Join Us!
We are seeking talented and qualified people to join our mission to reinvent automotive design education! We are seeking passionate instructors with the following skill sets:
We are also seeking a Marketing & Enrollment specialist to help us grow our student outreach and lead a robust marketing strategy.
If you are interested, contact us today!
Live, Personal Training: Our Foundation
Our foundation is grounded in live, personal interaction and small group community feedback. You'll receive expert coaching from successful, world class car designers and focus on the skills you need to succeed in this hyper-competitive field.
Bluescape, our virtual classroom offers a rich, engaging, online learning experience similar to that of a real classroom environment. For those enrolled in our Gravity Sketch VR training, we offer an even more immersive VR-based learning environment.
How It Works
Our 12 Week Intensive courses are hosted in small groups of up to 10 students, from all over the world. Small groups include students from all skill levels and experience working together, where they can learn from each other and exchange ideas. Each week you'll participate in a live demo, a weekly live group review and weekly office hours where you can schedule one-on-one sessions with the instructor. You'll receive CarDesign.Academy Certification.