July 19, 2024


Digital Car Design

Video from IDCreatures – Shading exercise on Sketchbook pro, good for learning basic shading techniques.


Video from FCD94 – Photoshop cs6 car rendering timelapse. Good for learning basic cs6 rendering techniques.


Video from Damiano Scanu – Car sketch render on sketchbook pro. Learn realistic rendering techniques.


Video from Lorenzo Grosso – Car side view rendering, good for basic rendering techniques.


Video from Bart de Graff, student car designer. – Advanced rendering timelapse on photoshop cs6. Tons of layers used!


Video from Sketch_It – Car rendering technique on photoshop.

Tutorials & Resources

Best websites for car design resources:

Motortrend: http://www.motortrend.com/

For latest concept cars and spy shots

Car design news: http://www.cardesignnews.com/site/home/

The main hub for amateur and professional car designers alike

Car body design: http://www.carbodydesign.com/ 

All the latest car design related things from renderings to new concept cars


Traditional Car Design

Real time sketches – Channel that occasionally uploads videos of high-quality sketch timelapses. Maybe learn a thing or two.


Video from Giuseppe Starace – Copic marker rendering of an Alfa Romeo concept sketch, touched up digitally on photoshop.


Video from Scott Robertson – Professional industrial designer and teacher. Copic marker render of a sci-fi vehicle.


Car design tutorials:

Rendering tutorial: http://hydra101.com/tutorial/qp7-lit-rendering-technique/

Design philosophy: https://autostyling.wordpress.com/car-design-guides/the-basics-of-car-design/

Basics car sketching and rendering: http://www.cardesignnews.com/site/process/tutorials/display/store4/item4245/