Car design, probably one of the most important areas of industrial design, arguably the most important aspect of an automobile. The looks are what count. Aston Martin, Jaguar, Porsche, BMW. What would their cars be without their iconic design?

Scope

Students of this course can apply for designer jobs at automobile companies, auto-ancillary units, tier-one suppliers to work on the concept and design departments. Sketch artist, concept illustration artist, concept artists are some of exclusive job positions available in this domain.

Eligibility

Pass in any diploma course or bachelor’s degree. Suitable for engineering students.

The automotive sketching course teaches students to apply various techniques and materials in order to make informative and also pleasant, easy to read sketches. The course set up stresses the importance of observing (and copying) shapes, cars and perspectives, and consequently the ‘construction’ of complex car shapes. The ultimate goal is to accomplish expertise and comfort and fluency (pace as well) when designing and drawing vehicles. This course specifically addresses the automotive design field, however it provides very helpful knowledge, skills and reference materials for the broader field of industrial design as well. In other words, automotive sketching offers an advanced course for understanding and visualizing complex shapes, in an automotive context.

You always wanted to learn how to sketch, draw, design cars professionally like all the great designers like Ian Callum and Henrik Fisker? If so then this is the right course to start with. You will be able to draw cars without erasing and without special tools.

This course was designed with the “Learn by Doing” principle in mind so just follow  along the design process.

Even in the days of CAD, prototyping and rapid prototyping, paper sketches remain an indispensable tool for automotive designers to create and communicate their concept ideas. Learning sketching techniques in the classification of automobiles, and using digital sketchpads are important skills for designers.

 

The course serves as an inspiration for students to create a complete, top-quality and high-level vehicle design through perspective drawing, line drawing, form rendering, material expression and all types of detailing. It enables students to sketch concept cars in a fluent manner with ideation, explorative, explanatory, and persuasive sketches. Students are given concept car sketching projects.

Course Highlights

  • Vehicle architecture – A historical perspective
  • Automotive body layout, proportions, packaging and themes
  • Introduction to free hand sketching of simple geometries
  • Sketching in perspective: 1-Point, 2-Point and 3-Point Perspectives
  • Sketching Car block in 1, 2, and 3 point perspectives
  • Sketching car side view proportion– Sedan, SUV, Sports car, Compact car and Truck
  • Sketching car front view proportion
  • Sketching car ¾ front view; ¾ rear view
  • Concept car sketching
  • Shading and Rendering best practices
  • Digital rendering using Sketchbook pro

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Basic understanding of physics is required. Our courses are open to all automotive enthusiasts irrespective of their educational qualifications.

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The course is divided into 5 weeks,3-4 hours weekly. The course is valid for 90 days from the date of joining.

You can attend the workshop after completing at least 2 modules of the online course. The workshop must be availed during the 90 days course period.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the automobile while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the automobile world.

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Active participation in the majority of discussion boards

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Including Online Courses on your resume, posting your Certificate of Completion to your online profiles such as LinkedIn, and staying connected with your classmates to a network are powerful ways to continue leveraging your experience long after your course has ended.

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Still not sure which course is right for you? Feel free to contact us at support@diyguru.org with some information on your background and what you hope to learn. We can then provide some personalized course advisement.

Course Curriculum

Using Pen & Paper
Intro 00:00:00
Introduction 00:00:00
Tools you need 00:00:00
Ground & Wheels 00:00:00
Outline & DLO(Window Surround) 00:00:00
Adding Design Elements & Surface Basics 00:00:00
Door Shutlines 00:00:00
Basic Reflections 00:00:00
Shading 00:00:00
Advanced Shading, Tips & Tricks & Wheel Detail 00:00:00
Final Touches 00:00:00
Personal Touches & Some Additional Touches 00:00:00
Using Marker Renders
Introduction 00:00:00
Tools you need 00:00:00
Skills you need 00:00:00
Marker Basics 00:00:00
Your Base Sketch 00:00:00
Layer 1 00:00:00
Layer 2 00:00:00
Layer 3 00:00:00
Layer 4 00:00:00
Details. Layer 5 00:00:00
Fixing Mistakes, Refining Lines 00:00:00
Final Touches 00:00:00
Summary 00:00:00
In 3D
Introduction & Tools You Need 00:00:00
Important things on getting started 00:00:00
Ground & Wheels 00:00:00
Outline, DLO, Surface basics 00:00:00
Midsection, Front Perspective, Headlights 00:00:00
3D Design Elements, Door Shutlines 00:00:00
Reflections, Shading(Side) 00:00:00
Reflections, Shading(Front) 00:00:00
Wheels 00:00:00
Final Touches 00:00:00
How to see & Fix Mistakes, Final Things 00:00:00

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