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Excellent work by Hussein Al-Attar (Pforzheim school)
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I know it is not as sexy as the new Fiat 500...but this version of the old Fiat Nuova Cinquecento Sporting has been my first project as exterior designer and team project leader. 1994
Published on 2012-12-04 13:37:00
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The Classic Mini illustration by Shane Paul Sumampouw is really well done, bravo! Some tips: it is an illustration done using Copic Markers, what is really working here is the ability to work with markers without over working and over loading the ske
Published on 2012-11-30 14:59:00
Daniel Simon conceptual sketches are simply great to admire and also to copy for a better learning, the thing I like
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Fireball Tim Wacky Rides is a book to buy for 2 reasons:
First because Fireball Tim is a friend back at my school times in Art Center College of
Published on 2012-11-15 13:03:00
this car side view is my first try using a paint software on a computer. It was june 1993 Quantel device, I remember all of us very happy to sketch with a digital pen on a tablet watching a computer screen and some times doing it watch
Published on 2012-11-10 06:47:00
I keep on showing some of my old sketches to you. Today an interior sketch done for the Fiat Stilo dashboard concept done in 1999 during a technical meeting, it was done on a notepad paper with a black ball point pen and I did it to ex
Published on 2012-11-06 13:54:00
This side view car sketch has been done in 1992 during a demo session
Published on 2012-11-02 06:18:00
yesterday I went to check all my old sketches and art works from school times untill today and I
Published on 2012-10-30 14:54:00
Great tutorial by GPRavin, in this video you will assist to a very good tutorial for a quick 3/4 front view car sketch done with digital tools. All steps are very clear and you can just try to do the same watching this video.
Note the right line quality and perspective as basic start for this tutorial.
Published on 2012-10-30 11:27:00
This beautiful illustration of a Porsche Carrera is work of Ilya Vostrikov,
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some of you are asking how to draw correctly ellipses in a car sketch to make nice looking wheels. In my tutorials you will find some explanations about it.
However I would like to show you one of best drawing lessons about car sketching and wheels drawing with great illustrations made by Neville Page (ex Art Center College of Design student at my time) and Scott Robertson author of several fanthastic books about Car design and design sketching.
Please click: Drawing correctly el [..]
Published on 2012-10-12 15:54:00
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Step 1 outline & composition
here another simple light sketch tutorial in 3 steps:
We start thinking about the proportion of our car sketch and its composition on page, this time we draw our side view of a sporty car on a slight tilted plane to give a dynamic effect to our composition. So the rear is a little higher of our front , then we set up proportions by using our wheel as dimension tool: wheelbase done with 3 wheels in between front and rear wheels, the hight is a [..]
Published on 2012-09-28 13:41:00
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Car sketch by Chris Hung seen on Facebook, simple, well done, good perspective, nice light shading, good section work!
Published on 2012-09-23 12:59:00
Designer Michele Leonello will make a Live demo tutorial showing digital workflow with Inkling and Intuos5.
This incredible Live show will take place in Milan Italy Via Certosa , 29 with Michele Leonello sketching and making cool tutorials LIVE.
For more info lick: Inkling + Intuos5 Leonello LIVE
Published on 2012-09-23 03:06:00
Milan Jasnic studied at Megatrend University Industrial Design he is proposing on his Facebook page several nice light renderings and car sketch illustrations like this one about an Audi proposal.
What I like is the simplicity of his technique and the good proportions he masters, note the light gray rendering technique it is very good. Less effort for maximum result, it is not easy.
Check his page at Milan Jasnic FB
Published on 2012-09-22 11:35:00
This Truck Design Sketch is dedicated to all my Facebook friends from Truck Design Union group!
Trich design sketch for Volvo a real sexy one! I also worked on Buses when working for Irisbus/Renault during my first year in France, a great experience with interesting and new things to learn and huuuuuge models!
Published on 2012-09-21 10:15:00
Acsamundo on Cardesigncommunity.com has a real nice sketching skills and very professional portfolio.
Please go check his portfolio clicking: Nissan Pack project.
Published on 2012-09-19 16:34:00
Once again 3 steps for
Published on 2012-09-18 13:21:00
Click for larger image
This excellent car sketch or rendering is the work of a young talent I found on Cardesigncommunity.com and his nickname is cl5mo (?).
So what is so good about it?
- sporty look
- cool side body sections
- nice detailing
- good rendering technique
- warm and cool color balance
- simple and effective
Please check his portfolio click: Portfolio by cl5mo
Published on 2012-09-16 14:38:00
here a new quick simple tutorial to follow (if you want..). This car sketch tutorial is about a full front car view using a slight tilted plane to give a more vibrant feel to it. It is done in 3 main steps and here they are:
It is about main simple solid outline for perspective, proportions and composition on page.
It is about a
Published on 2012-09-12 15:26:00
Drawing by Luciano Bove
this post is dedicated to all of you writing to me on Facebook asking me for
Published on 2012-09-11 16:04:00
This nice green tone car sketch is work of Jamie Seymour from California, I like it because it is very simple and clear.
All the shading work is really well done, perspective and proportions preatty good.
Please to see other works click: Jamie Seymour portfolio
Published on 2012-09-08 03:45:00
Drawing with pencils is very important for any designer of any type of field, if you know how to sketch with pencils and how to illustrate with them you have already almost 80% of professional skills to draw sketch and design anything from a product to a car or car interior.
Often I write about sketching demos sometimes also with my simple demos, however today I show to all of you this excellent artistic pencil illustration to make you think!
With a simple pencil (but also a simple Bic pen) we [..]
Published on 2012-08-23 07:23:00
Luciano Bove summer relax
Summer vacation is almost over. Yes in this photo of myself I am still on my relax, but it is going to last only for few more days....
For many of you September is the first START at a Car Design school in USA or Europe like Germany, Italy or France, or China and Japan. Anyway many of you will start very soon the first day of design school to try to become a designer or a car designer.
I would like to remind you how important will be that first very [..]
Published on 2012-07-31 12:04:00
Luciano Bove car sketch tutorial Top Step 1
here another quick tutorial for you. It is a car sketch in top perspective, I have done it in 3 steps and here the first image which is about a quick linedrawing.
Luciano Bove car sketch tutorial top Step 2
It is about making few corrections for a better perspective and linedrawing quality, background correction and some details added such as: wheels, reflections on car body, some cut lines to give realism and a little of
Published on 2012-07-31 09:18:00
Nice 3/4 view rear perspective car sketch done by André from St Petersburg Industrial design, well done for perspective and line drawing quality.
Published on 2012-07-30 16:04:00
I could not resist! Seen on Facebook Cardesign.ru page this excellent Fiat 500 illustration done by Grigory Butin.
What to say? Simply amazing! One of best details I love
Published on 2012-07-30 11:23:00
Car sketch tutorial Step 1
yesterday I made a sketch tutorial for you. Today, instead, I would like to show you another one with similar technique and some color application, too.
I found it surfing on internet landing at a Forum called Special Art, this tutorial is made of 10 steps with nice comments for each step (in french language so check out for your translator if you need).
To see the tutorial and the final result please click: Car sketch tutorial in 10 Steps by Ilham
Published on 2012-07-29 13:11:00
Car sketch tutorial Luciano Bove Step 1
today a simple car sketch tutorial I made this afternoon to show 3/4 front view of a car with front wheels turning. I chose a coupé type car to make it simple and fast, in this drawing called Step 1 I just sketched the main lines and wheels to have an idea of my car.
The following step the #2 I added all linework quality, shadows, background, some details (maybe too many) and also wheels axes to show how we make the front wheel turning a [..]
Published on 2012-07-28 06:41:00
BMW sketch tutorial by Mikael Lugnergard
BMW sketch tutorial by Mikael Lugnergard, this image is not the final result but just the very beginning of Mikael's sketching tutorial.
Mikael is a very talented designer and he makes several tutorials for car design
Published on 2012-07-19 10:51:00
Illustration by Tancredi de Aguilar VW designer
talking about great renderings and design concepts here one of the VW Bulli concept renderings done by designer Tancredi de Aguilar a real "maestro" between the international club of todays designers.
Tancredi started his career as designer at Fiat in Italy (we were together in the same studio...), in the same period I asked him to give some sketching
Published on 2012-07-15 14:04:00
Francoise Nielly painting
I came across Francoises Nielly's paintings on Facebook and I found them amaizing, great talent and great technique too. Energy, contrast, depth, expression, focal point, composition...everything is there just like our car sketches and renderings should be.
Look for more click: Francoise Nielly paintings
Published on 2012-07-13 15:08:00
Summer Sketch Design contest by IDRAWCARS, you have time untill the 25th of July to submit your sketches to participate to this contest and have a chance to win one of the 3 Prizes availables.
Most LIKES on Facebook will decide the best 3 winners.
Please to participate click: IDRAWCARS Summer Sketch Contest
Published on 2012-07-13 11:40:00
Illustration by Hilmar Badar
No car sketches this time but an excellent Shoe design proposal made by Hilmar Badar, it is a good example of industrial and fashion design with good
Published on 2012-07-11 13:01:00
Lotus Evora sketches
Lotus Evora sketches are really good, well done very simple with a great focal point and lots of energy given by the high contrast and dynamic perspective.
All other sketches click: Lotus Evora sketches
Published on 2012-07-08 05:20:00
Luciano Bove & Patrick Lecharpy Renault Twizy Red Dot design Award
This year 2012 The Red Dot Design Award Best of The Best was given to 55 projects between which the Renault Twizy EV urban cross-over. Patrick Lecharpy and myself were awarded in behalf of the all design Twizy team, I would like to remember to you that Francois Leboine unfortunately could not make it to receive the award as the Twizy designer as well as Eric Diemert design director Renault Sport studio in charge of Twizy produ [..]
Published on 2012-07-05 13:16:00
thanks for sending me your sketches and minibooks to evaluate. However today I would like to re propose you a very simple sketch tutorial I made some time ago to start from basics of drawing with simple rules.
How to sketch a side view car in 3 simple steps, following these simple steps you can exercise "before" going directly to photoshop or similars. In fact; what it really counts at the beginning is to draw free-hand over and over again untill you get used to it. By repeating [..]
Published on 2012-07-03 17:11:00
Sergio Pininfarina passed away today (1926-2012) the automobile Design world has lost one of the most influential design manager on earth.
We will miss him!
Published on 2012-06-30 13:38:00
Matt Marrocco I Draw Cars book
I decided to write a Hub about books to have to improve and learn how to draw cars. Sketching and illustrating cars is something we can do by learning the right techniques following them with discipline trying many times over and over until we get used to it and improve.
So to discover this list of books click: Books to learn drawing cars
Published on 2012-06-24 12:10:00
Tutorial by Pedro Guarinon
looking for good tutorial samples I found this one made by Pedro Guarinon from Brazil and it really is good.
So please go check all the steps he made to arrive to a very beautiful and well done rear color sketch of this Puma GT.
To see the car sketch tutorial click: Pedro Guarinon's tutorial
Published on 2012-06-19 16:02:00
Liviu Tudoran Alfa Romeo proposal
today I was looking around car design portfolios websites and I was positively impressed by this Alfa Romeo color rendering made by Liviu Tudoran.
I love it!
What I like the most is the good balance between the front structured design respectful of the Alfa Romeo brand identity and the rest of the car which is sort of a
Published on 2012-06-18 15:55:00
Photo Via BMW Design facebook page
Chris Bangle, former VP Design for BMW, was awarded for the 2012 Lifetime Design Achievement Award.
Published on 2012-06-18 13:16:00
I decided to open a Twitter profile for myself connected to this blog and Facebook pages as Car Design Education tips & Luciano Bove car designer.
I felt that Car Design Education Blog and myself should be present on Twitter in a better way for a better target to keep on being useful to you and the new ones to come.
So If you feel like please
Published on 2012-06-14 17:00:00
also this year I participated, as guest, to the final presentations of UMEA University of Design Master program students. Transportation design, Product Design and Interaction design.
This time the event held in UMEA re-newed campus had 2 guest lectures to introduce and finish the event, other companies have been invited as well (like me representing Renault).
Now if you want to discover about what I saw and expirienced and see some real nice pictures and students works just cli [..]
Published on 2012-06-08 11:02:00
Hi folks, today I would like to tell you a bit about the importance of Master programs in Design offered by many Design schools around the globe.
I decided to treat this topic because sometime, during my visits in schools, students ask me if it is adviced to follow a Master Program after the Diploma and if this is a key factor for a company hiring designers.
First of all I have to tell you that since my time in school (Art Center in 1989) things changed a lot. At that time a good respected Des [..]
Published on 2012-06-07 11:40:00
DESIGNTALKS - Lecture - Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove, Renault from SPD video on Vimeo.
some of you asked me if there was out there a video of our recent Twizy Design Story video. Well the good news is that the SPD design school made one and now it is online on Vimeo.
Designtalks Lecture by Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove: Renault Twizy design Story and Design Process tips.
I hope you will enjoy it!
Published on 2012-06-06 15:44:00
This time I would like to tell you about your best
friend when you have to do a project.
Published on 2012-06-02 12:35:00
I wrote few lines about what it takes to manage a new automotive brand image. It is the role of a VP design brand director, it is about his/her managerial skills, discipline, organization, design vision, market understanding and also a touch of crazyness and lots of courage.
Please to read click: New Design Brand Image
Published on 2012-06-02 07:47:00
Dear friends a new series of drawing tutorial books are ready to come out like the new one by our friend Scott Robertson made with Thomas Bertling's help and participation.
Scott Robertson is working to realease some new educational drawing books fro early Sptember 2012, for more infos click: Educational drawing books by Robertson
Published on 2012-05-31 16:27:00
During the presentation of the Twizy design story held on last May 10th at Milan-based SPD, and during our following interview, Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove gave some interesting insights and suggestions targeted to design students and aspiring car designers. (via Car Body Design)
Please to read click: 10 tips for you!
Published on 2012-05-29 12:04:00
Carbodydesign.com interview of me and my boss during our presentation of The Twizy Design Story at the SPD Milan design school in Italy.
It is a long article divided in two parts with lots of photos (including sketches)
Published on 2012-05-25 14:34:00
I decided to write some suggestions about Power Point for Design projects presentations like students' projects in school. I decided to dedicate this post to this subject after my last visit to a Design school in France where
Published on 2012-05-17 10:59:00
many of you often ask me suggestions and advices to buy good books about how to draw cars, learning books and also DVD showing exactly how to do and what to do with pencils and markers.
On my blog I decided to remake my Amazon sections to communicate better the available books and also some DVD and good materials
Published on 2012-05-14 16:37:00
Sketches by designer Joshua Reed blog
Lots of sketches on Facebook in my network and lately many free hand sketches done by extremely talented designers like Spencer Nugent.
I am particularly happy about idsketching.com contribution because it is the right example to follow by young design students working on their training and portfolios.
So I wrote a hub to talk about the importance of good professional sketching and how it is important to have a better chance to get a designer job today, th [..]
Published on 2012-05-04 11:14:00
Thursday 10th of May I will have the pleasure to present, with my director Patrick Lecharpy, the Renault
Published on 2012-04-30 09:16:00
I wrote few tips about necessary steps for a car designer career in a design studio. I wanted to continue writing about Design Management and so today few infos about how and what is a designer career from beginning in a design studio having as task not only to design great projects and concepts but also to move up on the car
Published on 2012-04-24 13:23:00
1960 Art Center College of Design- Pasadena - USA
today's post title is a question: Design schools, what are they missing? The question is almost a must if we consider all changes we assist caused by the financial crisis and social changes all over the world. Some important design schools, since few years, implemented their design courses with Master Programs trying to help students to have better chances to get a design job and also trying to meet industry needs.
In some ca [..]
Published on 2012-04-22 04:50:00
Photo via Facebook
Art Center College of Design in Pasadena is ready to launch new Graduate Program in Vehicle Design under Geoff Wardle's direction, Dan Sturges (leader System tracks and Research lab) and Lucian Rosca (Vehicle Track).
The new Graduate Program will start in September.
More news and details
Published on 2012-04-20 12:01:00
Grigory Bars is a student from St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University in
Published on 2012-04-14 03:42:00
IAAD Design school opened the new scolarship contest for 2012 - 2013 so for all interested to participate please click: IAAD Scolarship English version
Here a part of the official communicate for Transportation Design :
Design the new edition of a car in contemporary terms that has played a leading role in the history of automotive design.
The project will be executed by hand or by computer. Materials required: side view, front three quarters, and three quarter [..]
Published on 2012-04-05 14:52:00
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche dies at the age of 76, today we lost the creator of Porsche 911 mith. Ferdinand Porsche died in Austria thursday.
The 911 creation became the cult car from Porsche, in early 1960 Ferdinand headed the Porsche design studio working on a sleek sporty car that still today, after 7 editions, keeps the main design philosophy with a strong technological development.
Today we lost a real talent.
Published on 2012-03-23 15:19:00
Renault Twizy prototype
Courtesy of Renault Design
recently I have been interviewed by a Chinese website named Douban Design Bloger
Published on 2012-03-20 18:07:00
Bangle on Geneva 2012 from Scuderia Zagreb on Vimeo.
Chris Bangle has been interviewed by Daniel Tomicic from Cardesigncommunity.com
Published on 2012-03-12 14:47:00
In Car Design studios we have several fields to cover such as: Production design, R&D design projects, Cocept car design, Accessories design, design strategy process at so on...
Concept Car design and R&D design projects are the most popular because they give life to great concepts and prototypes.They are the essence of people's dreams, they project us into the future, both of them follow a very precise Design strategy given by the big boss and top company management.
What is the difference b [..]
Published on 2012-03-05 08:44:00
Finally Chris Bangle's book titled "Peter Teuful" is onsale on Amazon, 28 years of car design experience turned into a novel.
I suggest you to buy it and read it you cand do so just by clicking on the images following the instructions.
Published on 2012-03-01 14:30:00
Amazing! Excellent Custom Car Design illustrations by Flying Polock found on Moddb website, to see all illustrations just click Moddb Automotive Enthusiasts.
Published on 2012-02-25 02:24:00
Hi dear friends,
yesterday I was searching on the net and I found a blog that is a perfect copy of all my content from this blog Car Design Education Tips!
To see click " Luciano Bove's copy" and check out!
I find this really stupid because Google detects automatically all copy of text from originals downgrading the fake blog, to be honest if the thief had published linkbacks on each stolen article I wouldn't mind...but he/she did not!
Anyway from today you my followers and suppo [..]
Published on 2012-02-18 03:26:00
The world economic crisis, since few years and for fews more to come, is affecting negatively the job market worldwide including design jobs opportunities.
In USA, at the end of 2011, things are starting to improve getting better and this is a good news, however in Europe specially in countries like Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece and France to find a secure job or a job is becoming extremely hard and very difficult for some niche markets like Transportation Design and the main problem (but not [..]
Published on 2012-02-07 13:45:00
General Motors Advanced Design studio in California, Ed Welburn head of Design and his designers present their Cadillac Ciel Concept talking about design philosophy and showing sketches and models.
A real good video to watch, have fun!
Published on 2012-01-31 17:33:00
today I would like to talk a little about the importance of drawing sections on our car sketches. Here a quick sketch I did, with no design.
Just a demo about how to draw sections on our car sketch. Drawing sections is very important to understand what we are really drawing and how reflextions are going to play on our design body proposal, it is also a way to see and modifie our shapes to tune up better volumes and proportion details. This technique is something we learn in s [..]
Published on 2012-01-28 09:40:00
I received via my Facebook page several requests to view sketches asking for a critic. Most of the sketches I saw were not too bad at all except for wheels sketched with the wrong perspective.
So i did correct few of them sending back via email the correction explaining the reasons of my corrections, however I found this great tutorial video made by Fututre Elements that explains really well how to do it.
Check this out, too: Hot Rod Art Book to learn all about good proportions
Published on 2012-01-21 05:15:00
Tutorial by Luciano Bove
I just made this quick car sketch in side view and I wanted to share it with you hoping that it might be of help. This sketch is the very first step to draw a quick car sketch in side view using the tyre as a reference to control proportions length and hight of the car.
This car is a sort of small compact coupé type and to do it I just 3 and 1/2 tyres between the front and rear tyre to set up my wheelbase, after almost 3 tyres to set up [..]
Published on 2012-01-18 14:36:00
Alfa Romeo rendering by A. Masera
today I would like to provoke you on a very delicate subject: Car Design styles.
When we have a new car project do do in school as well at work we start doing our research to understand more about the project mission and how it should be done not to miss it, not to be off subject.
We make a benchmark of what other car makers do in the same segment of cars and then we decide how we intend to use our creativity to make our project to be bett [..]
Published on 2012-01-12 17:22:00
My friend Arvind Ramkrishna guest star via Skype on AutolineDetroit TV to explain his DVD project to learn "How to draw cars now".
I am happy about his initiative and project, check out the video!
Published on 2012-01-10 15:52:00
Get subscriptionSubscription PackagesHow to subscribeThe most “notorious” car designer of all times is inviting you to design challenge. Winner will have a choice between a Bangle workshop in Italy or € 2000 in cash. Additionally, winner’s illustrations will be published in Chris Bangle’s book.
“I have written a fiction book about Car Design and the prologue takes place 25 years in the future. It contains some concepts I have been working on, and this contest is to see what YOU woul [..]
Published on 2012-01-05 13:49:00
a long ago I made this simple tutorial for a side view of a car drawing. By surprise this tutorial got already 11,000 hits! Thank you!
How to draw a simple side view car sketch: basic steps
Published on 2011-12-29 04:52:00
Great Ferrari design proposal by designer Samir Sadikhov, Samir is a very talented designer that recently uploaded on his blog some beautiful supercars design illustrations and renderings.
Please check his works at: Samir Sadikhov Car Design Mania
Published on 2011-07-04 13:06:00
on my last post "Cars sketches on paper still important in digital world" I tried to explane and convince you about the importance of learning how to draw cars by sketching correctly on a white paper and a pen or pencil. Eve
Published on 2011-06-24 04:20:00
as you know here on Car Design Education Tips we speak about many things on car sketching and basics of drawing cars. I am always convinced that, in order to be a good car designer or industrial designer, we have to learn how
Published on 2011-06-12 10:26:00
This great digital art illustration is work of Gousmanov Adim
Gousmanov comes from Russia and is part of portfolio community on Cardesigncommunity.com, at the sam time he has his on blog that you can find clicking Gousmanov Adim Art
Check it ou
Published on 2011-06-10 02:59:00
Today I received an email from Cardesign.ru announcing me that finally they made an English language version of their popular car design website and called it: Cardesign Community dot Com
The decision was taken because of encrease of not Russian p
Published on 2011-06-08 14:16:00
last month I have been invited to two final transportation design exam sessions in two different schools: the first in Italy IAAD and the second in Sweden UMEA University.
The 2 Italian days experience at IAAD in Turin
Published on 2011-06-06 09:12:00
Hi friends, thanks to Marco De Masi blog here a new book just published it is "IDRAWCARS" written by designers Adam Hubers & Matt Marrocco.
In this book you will find all sort of info about how to proportion a side view, how to draw a correct per
Published on 2011-06-05 12:35:00
Today lets watch together this video from history of Automobile Design and precisely from Ford in 1949.
You will notice the extreme precision of our professional role at that time, every sketch and rendering were made by hand or with the help o
Published on 2011-05-22 05:07:00
This fanthastic digital paint of an Alfa 33 is on Emotion-art a blog dedicated to digital art paint about historical cars most of which come from very known Schlumpf Museum in France.
The work is opera of Maxime P
Published on 2011-05-14 08:04:00
Hajime Sorayama illustrations feed us during our school time, his illustration and Art conception made us dream and was a great example to follow when we were working on our illustrations.
How many of us tried to learn and copy from Sorayama? I
Published on 2011-05-11 10:52:00
Cardesignnews with General Motors, Faurecia and Dassault Systemes launched the new Interactive Design Competition.We read from CDN:GM's four brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC have each set a brief, of which students can choose to answer one
Published on 2011-05-06 10:18:00
Luciano Bove at IAAD Design school Torino, Italy
I had the chance to spend 2 days with students of IAAD Italian Design school in Torino. In fact there is IAAD OPEN DAY and during these 2 days I gave 2 lectures on Portfolio
Published on 2011-05-02 08:52:00
The Automotive Design Social Contest on Facebook has its 3 finalists and its winner.
The winner of this first Design Contest Giacomo Iachini with his proposal very appropriate to the website spirit and well designed and sketched, Giacomo Iachini pref
Published on 2011-04-29 17:18:00
New book just came out it is "Go Faster" it is about graphic design on racing cars and is written by Sven Voelker.
This is an good book to have about a subject, car graphics, that is becoming very popular.
Published on 2011-04-28 11:34:00
today I write some tips about Transportation Design courses. Every time I receive an email from you asking about Transportation Design courses I often am asked about Math and Mechanical Engineering, this type of questions come mostly
Published on 2011-04-27 10:18:00
I invite you to participate to this Design Contest to get all info just click: Automotive Design Social Contest
I'll be part of the jury together with designer Michele Leonello.
Published on 2011-04-23 04:21:00
Today we keep on talking about good illustration and rendering scenarios to give a real dramatic effect to our works or drawings using simple rules just like I explained few days ago on my post "Car Rendering by Mike Kim"
Antoine Chassagne, a 2
Published on 2011-04-20 16:00:00
This car rendering is made by Mike Kim, I decided to publish it here because it has all ingredients to make an excellent car design illustration so for us it is a good example to study to learn and remember few rules to make a good illustration
Published on 2011-04-16 06:04:00
Tape drawings in Car Design was very popular in american design schools like Art Center College in Pasadena and some european design schools (this tape drawing is made by Sylv Lai from Pforzheim). Unfortunately during last years to make tape dr
Published on 2011-04-09 15:35:00
In this video concept designer Daniel Simon explanes how he designed the Legacy Lightcycle, an interesting video tutorial with cool sketching action.
Check out Daniel Simon's professional portfolio clicking: Simon's designs
Published on 2011-04-06 16:06:00
few days ago I wrote about car design sketches research showing you Simko website. Today I would like to show you (for those that do not know yet) that Cardesign.ru website has also a great collection of excellent car sketches a re
Published on 2011-03-28 16:38:00
Should designers start thinking up side down? Interesting question that came to my mind after watching this strange house "the reversed home" or "Crazy House " (Verrueckte Haus) in Bispingen Germany.The purpose of the architect was t
Published on 2011-03-28 11:03:00
Dear friends,this beautiful rendering is work of Jummo Park car designer at Nissan it is a great reference for all of you looking for good professional car drawings to learn from.Searching for car design sketches,illustrations,digital art, ren
Published on 2011-03-26 17:26:00
This great table of car sketches has been done by car designer Matt Dillon from UK, this sketches as many many others of extremely good quality can be found on SIMKOM a website directed by Prosche cardesigner Marek Simko from Germany.
Published on 2011-03-24 13:15:00
This video realised by Miles Waterhouse is promo of a series of tutorials in car design sketching, several aspects of car sketching are illustrated and explaned. From basics like wheels in perspective to shading, from quick use of paint to main illus
Published on 2011-03-14 07:45:00
In Florence on the 4th of April there will be the "COPIC DAY" demo and tutorial sketching stage with Michele Leonello and Vera Taccani.
The event will take place on 4 April 2011 from 11.30 AM to 18.00 at the Faculty of Architecture – University
Published on 2011-03-08 11:16:00
This year Master project in Transportation Design at IAAD design school in Torino Italy is: The VW Golf for year 2020.
IAAD school organized the project with Italdesign Giugiaro's cooperation.
For more info click: IAAD Master project
Published on 2011-03-07 14:36:00
Michele Leonello is a professional car designer (ex Alfa Romeo) and a teacher moreover he is a good friend of mine and so I asked him to make a post on car sketching together.
I asked him to prepare a car sketch tutorial in 8 steps for you foll
Published on 2011-02-27 04:22:00
recently I received by email a new small mini portfolio in Pdf format from a young design student asking me for some tips and advices. As usually I do I went through it with attention, it was made of 17 pages with sketches and color
Published on 2011-02-15 03:10:00
Color & Trim Design competition organized by Maier, it is an international car design competion dedicated to Interior Design Color & Trim.
The products for vehicle interiors and exteriors on which participants should focus their Color &
Published on 2011-02-07 07:41:00
check this out. It is a very good design contest not to loose. An opportunity to seek with devotion and professional profile. Go for it!
To get all info just click: Interior Design Motives Awards 2011
Published on 2011-02-03 06:36:00
We welcome the challenges of designers who will present new standards for cars of the future. - 2011 University Students' Car Design Contest now open to participants
□ With the advent of a creation society, the public perception of the car industry
Published on 2011-01-31 16:51:00
MiTo research sketches by Tamila Abuseridze
Today I would like to tell you about car designers favourite food: sketching cars!
Several times I wrote about the importance of sketching cars correctly and the image here published made by designer Akos
Published on 2011-01-25 13:14:00
How many times we talked about quick quality sketches? Many times, we said also that quick sketching is very usefull for training, for your sketchbook, for your portfolio.Sketching cars is a matter of talent, passion and skills. Here a good exa
Published on 2011-01-21 12:03:00
Here some automotive design sketches by Brook Banham, I like the style. To check more click Brook Banham
Published on 2011-01-12 16:13:00
Kia diffuses new sketches of next Rio model to be presented in Geneva Auto Show 2011, here the interior sketch.Interior car drawings are not easy to do Kia designer here did a great job in using the right perspective and view, a very light rend
Published on 2011-01-09 14:54:00
Dear friends oftet I wrote about the importance of Figure Drawing in Car Design sketching, this beautiful example by Vadim Gousmanov shows how great, emotional and professional can be this type of drawing subjects. In the image there is a
Published on 2010-12-31 08:11:00
I want to wish you a Happy New Year 2011!
Image via Photoxpress.com
Published on 2010-12-28 03:25:00
Fogarasi is a car design student in Budapest and is the author of this beautiful BMW Isetta rendering. Check out his blog clicking : Fogarasi blog
Published on 2010-12-24 03:36:00
Merry Christmas to all of you followers of this blog!
Published on 2010-12-20 03:10:00
This is one of some great sketches of next small GM car soon to arrive on the market, here we are interested in its rendering and illustration quality.
A red sketch is not easy to do and the GM designer has been really good in doing it. We can