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.
CARDESIGN.ACADEMY is an online training platform for those who aspire to become a professional automotive designer.
CARDESIGN.ACADEMY is dedicated to breaking down the technical and financial barriers to traditional design education, and reinventing the educational experience for those who are truly passionate and willing to do what it takes to enter this competitive field.
CARDESIGN.ACADEMY combines online course material with personal, direct one-on-one interaction. Using the latest online collaboration tools, a wide range of individual and group training opportunities can be custom-tailored to your needs and goals. By eliminating the overhead of a traditional private college, you have access to all of the necessary training at an affordable cost.
CARDESIGN.ACADEMY is not an accredited degree program, but offers personalized expertise, coaching and mentoring to help you develop a world class, professional level portfolio necessary to start a career in automotive design.
Our foundation is grounded in live, personal interaction and community feedback.
All of our paid courses include live, 1-on-1 interaction with the instructor on a weekly or periodic basis, and lifetime access to our private Facebook community. You receive structured, rigorous assignments and personal coaching on your work.
We use the latest online collaboration tools to offer a rich, engaging, online learning experience similar to that of a real classroom environment.
Unlike most paid online courses based on video tutorials, all of our video content is free through our expanding tutorial library and YouTube channel.
Founder and Principal Instructor at CARDESIGN.ACADEMY, Eric Stoddard is a passionate, accomplished automotive designer with 22 years experience at Ford, Hyundai and Chrysler. Eric has led the design of numerous concept and production vehicles, and taught many aspiring designers at College for Creative Studies, Art Center College of Design and Cleveland Institute of Art.