Car Vector Illustration Tutorials
Car Render Tutorial in Illustrator and Photoshop
This tutorial by automotive designer Darren McKeage shows how to build a car illustration by creating a clean linework in Illustrator and rendering it in Photoshop.
Hot Rod Drawing Tutorial
A quick tutorial in Flash that explains the steps for creating a hot rod vector illustration using paths, the Airbrush and the Dodge/Burn tools.
Lamborghini Photoshop Tutorial
This tutorial describes how to render a Lamborghini Gallardo with a photo realistic effect from a side view image using Adobe Photoshop.
Car rendering using paths
This tutorial shows how to turn a handmade sketch into a vector illustration using the Path tool in Photoshop.
Mustang Illustration tutorial
This visual tutorial shows how to use and organize layers in Photoshop to create a car illustration.
Bugatti Veyron illustration tutorial
How to crete a detailed car illustration in Photoshop starting from a simple car sketch or a photo and using paths, layers and styles.
Porsche illustration tutorial
This tutorial shows how to create a Porsche illustration in Photoshop starting from a scanned hand drawn sketch.
Chibi Car Tutorial – part 2: line art
The second of four tutorials explaining how to create a ‘chibi’ (small and super-deformed) vehicle from sketching to inking and colouring.
Automotive Cutaway Illustration Tutorial
This tutorial shows how to create a 3-Point Perspective-view drawing of a generic car, working from plan and elevation view reference only. This type of angle is referred to as a 3/4 Perspective or Angular Perspective view. The techniques used are applicable to any 3 dimensional perspective drawing.
Drawing a Car Lineart in Photoshop
Lineart is the very first step in creating a car vector illustration. Creating lineart is basically the process of drawing guidelines for your piece to help you identify the various areas of its colors. This tutorial shows how to draw the lineart of a Mclaren F1 using paths in Photoshop.
Retro Car Vectors
This tutorial shows how to turn a photograph into a vector illustration using Adobe Illustrator, some inks and some brushes. Pdf format, includes downloadable support files.
Vehicle Vector Tutorial
A flash animated tutorial that shows how to create a vector illustration starting from a reference photo. Some basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is required.
Car illustration tutorial
This tutorial shows a layering technique for creating a template that can be used for making technical illustrations with different paint schemes. It is written for Corel v.9.0, but also applies to other vector graphics software.
Retro car illustration tutorial
A beginner-oriented tutorial that shows hot to create a simple retro car illustration starting from a plain drawing.
Vector car in Flash tutorial
How to create a vector vehicle in Flash MX 2004. A basic knowledge of Flash is required. Includes general tips on vectorizing images.
Car caricature tutorial
A short walkthrough of the creation process of an original caricature illustration, starting from a 3D blueprint.
Vectors in Photoshop tutorial
How to create a vectorial illustration in Photoshop entirely using paths so that the image can be resized without loss of quality.
Vector Art tutorial
This tutorial covers the basic vectoring technique in Adobe Illustrator, starting from the line art until the final coloring stage.