This course series is designed to set you on the path to building the necessary skills to become a professional automotive designer. By the completion of this course series, you'll be able to draw original car, SUV and truck design concepts in any perspective with confidence. You’ll also learn the essential rendering skills to express shape and form through light, shadow and reflectivity. While I use digital media in my day to day work, I believe traditional media like pencil, ball point pen and markers are the foundation for building a strong skill set. This course is presented entirely in traditional media, and requires only these basic supplies. Courses included in this series:
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Here you will learn the essential drawing skills every designer needs to master. This includes line quality, drawing circles, ellipses, and basic perspective.
The next series of lessons will focus on side view proportions of common vehicle silhouettes.
Using everything we've learned in Basic Drawing and Side View Proportions, you'll learn to draw cars in perspective with confidence.
In this course you'll learn the basics of expressing vehicle forms through light, shadow and reflectivity.
Now that you've learned the essentials of drawing vehicles, it's time to learn how to develop new, innovative vehicle concepts.
This course will introduce you to rendering with markers. This is a great way to take your concepts to the next level, and express new shapes and forms.