2D Tutorials

Front-end replacement tutorial

Front-end replacement tutorial

How to replace both the front spoiler and headlights with different ones. In the example the author creates a Bentley with a BMW front-end.

Photoshop side rendering

Photoshop side rendering

This tutorial shows a technique for using Photoshop in order to achieve very realistic side view renderings. The author is Neil Bottrill, a Coventry University graduate.

Veilside Fortune RX7 Vector Tutorial

Veilside Fortune RX7 Vector Tutorial

This tutorial covers the process of creating a detailed toon version starting from a car photo. Includes many useful Photoshop tips.

Quick Photoshop rendering

Quick Photoshop rendering

Jamie Seymour shows how to do a quick side view rendering using photoshop, starting from a scanned sketch and using cool and warm tones.

Sedan-Coup

Sedan-Coupé transformation tutorial

This short tutorial shows how to transform a four-doors sedan vehicle into a 2-doors sports coupé in an image-editing software.

Airbrush rendering

Airbrush rendering

In this tutorial Leonardo Castilho will guide you through the technique he uses to produce quick air brush renderings. For this kind of artwork he was inspired by the work of Chip Foose.

Sketching video tutorial

Sketching video tutorial

This video tutorial shows the perspective and sketching process with Corel Painter. It is divided in four parts and is available in downloadable high quality wmv format.

Quick marker rendering

Quick marker rendering

This tutorial shows step by step how to make a quick marker render (about 1 hour total time). Materials used include copic markers, fineliner and a thick black whiteboard marker.

Watercolour rendering

Watercolour rendering

This tutorial shows a technique for producing sketch renderings using watercolour paints, an unusual technique that is not often seen in the car industry. The author is Max Shershnev, a Russian student of the College of Art in Smolensk.

Car proportions tutorial

Car proportions tutorial

This articles explains how to give correct proportions when drawing a car. In particular it covers the study of a four doors saloon layout and offers several guidelines on how to proportion the different body parts.

Concept rendering tutorial

Concept rendering tutorial

A visual tutorial that shows how to create a quick concept rendering in Photoshop starting from a plain sketch.

Sketching with pen and markers

Sketching with pen and markers

This tutorial shows how to draw a concept car using traditional media (pen and markers). It is a technique useful for doing fast sketches with a little speed coloring.

Quick sketch in Photoshop

Quick sketch in Photoshop

This tutorial shows a technique for creating a sketch in Photoshop very quickly (max 15 minutes) and includes some general tips about digital sketching in Photoshop. The author is Giangiacomo Barbero, an Italian designer graduated at the Istituto Europeo di Design.

Marker + Photoshop rendering tutorial

Marker + Photoshop rendering tutorial

How to combine a traditional markers technique with digital composition in Photoshop to create a complete rendering. The author is Joshua Hoffeld, a graduate from Art Center College of Design in Transportation Design.

Quick render tutorial

Quick render tutorial

Through 10 steps this tutorial gives an overview of the quick rendering process, starting from a sketch. A basic knowledge of Photoshop or Painter is required.

Sketching with Photoshop

Sketching with Photoshop

This tutorial will explain how to obtain a half-an-hour sketch by using a superposition technique. This is an easy way to explore the volumes and shapes without worrying about reflection and colours, but only about light and darkness.

Photoshop Tape drawing tutorial

Photoshop Tape drawing tutorial

In this tutorial Allan Macdonald will guide you through a technique he has developed to produce easily adjustable tape drawings using Photoshop. The final images are easily scalable and can be used to refine proportion and check packaging.

Polished Rendering

Polished Rendering

This tutorial will take you through the process he uses to create polished Photoshop renderings. The author is Jonathan Tatum, a BA graduate from Coventry School of Art and Design and MA graduate from Umea Institute of Design.


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