Automotive Design – Level 2

The Next Level of Professional Techniques, Tips, Tricks and Secrets for the Aspiring Car Designer

This course provides the student with the next level in creating professional car design drawings and an understanding of how to apply the concepts of light and shadow and reflections to automotive design drawings. Automotive design is one of the most competitive and difficult creative fields. Any chance you can give yourself to increase your opportunity to be successful should be taken. This course is the continuation of that chance.

What you’ll learn

  • You’ll learn a professional methods of drawing front end and rear end views so you can generate a lot of design ideas very quickly.
  • You’ll learn the process of drawing an exterior tip-up view to take your side views to the next level.
  • You’ll learn how to layout an automotive interior design drawing and why it’s important to do interiors too.
  • You’ll gain a professional understanding of how light and shadow work in relation to automotive design and drawing.
  • You’ll gain a professional understanding of the 2 types of reflection patterns and how to use them.

Course Content

  • Automotive Design – Level 2 –> 5 lectures • 35min.

Automotive Design - Level 2

Requirements

  • The “Introduction to Automotive Design” course.
  • A burning passion for cars.
  • A burning passion for design.
  • A burning passion to improve your skills.
  • The ability to work very hard toward achieving your goals.
  • Basic art supplies: something to draw with and something to draw on.
  • Preferred materials: 18 x 24 smooth newsprint pad, tracing paper, soft lead colored pencils, ruler or T-square, tissue and kneaded eraser, white Nupastel chalk.

This course provides the student with the next level in creating professional car design drawings and an understanding of how to apply the concepts of light and shadow and reflections to automotive design drawings. Automotive design is one of the most competitive and difficult creative fields. Any chance you can give yourself to increase your opportunity to be successful should be taken. This course is the continuation of that chance.

The lectures cover the following:

  • How to create front and rear end views in 2 quick and easy ways
  • How to create a tip-up, 1pt. perspective view of your automotive designs
  • An introduction to automotive interior design
  • An overview of the concepts of light and shadow and how they relate to automotive design drawings
  • An overview of the 2 types of reflective surfaces and how to create them

     

These lessons are the same coursework that is taught at major design colleges and universities around the world. This course gives you head start or will help you improve your skills for a fraction of the price.

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