Car Wheels and Parts 3D Modeling Tutorials
In this tutorial, Brian Oltrogge shows how to model a tire in Rhino version 5 using FlowAlongSurface and FlowAlongCurve.
In this video tutorial Brian Oltrogge from Grünblau Design Studio shows how to create a high quality 3D model of an automotive wheel rim using several advanced modeling techniques.
A short video by design instructor David Bentley that shows the instancing process of a car wheel inside Autodesk Maya.
A step-by-step video that shows how to model a five-spoke wheel in SolidWorks.
In this video demonstration Gary Fitzgerald goes over his method of “Slash Modeling” for design studies of an automotive door paneling/interior. Done with MODO 701.
A two-part video that shows an alternative workflow for designing a car seat, using polymodeling in Maya and digital sculpting in ZBrush.
A PDF tutorial on how to create a detailed 3D model of a tire using polygonal modeling techniques in modo by Luxology.
This detailed video tutorial show hot to model a brake caliper of a Porsche 911 and a Dodge Viper in Catia V5.
A tutorial that shows how to model a car tire in Cinema 4D, using the MakeThicker plug-in.
A series of video tutorials that show how to model eight car hoods in Rhino, explaining the basic principles of complex NURBS modeling. Requires free registration.
A 18-minutes long video tutorial that explains how to model a detailed Camaro headlight using NURBS surfaces in Rhino. Requires free registration.
A 1-hour long video tutorial that shows how to model a detailed Maybach wheel in Rhinoceros. Requires free registration.
A 47 minutes video tutorial that show the modeling process of a car rim in Rhinoceros.
This tutorial shows how to model a tire tread pattern as opposed to using textures for the final rendering. Done in Alias Studio.
This intermediate-advanced level video tutorial in two-parts explains how to model a detailed high-poly car wheel from blueprints. Part 2: tire modeling, UV mapping, bump map and final rendering.
This intermediate-advanced level video tutorial in two-parts explains how to model a detailed high-poly car wheel from blueprints. Part 1: blueprint setup, animated x-ray material.
This tutorial explains how to create rims for a sports car by using the “Bridge” feature in 3DStudio MAX 7 or higher.
This tutorial describes how to model a 5 spoke alloy wheel using Autodesk Alias, with the goal of creating a quick concept sketch model.