Car Wheels and Parts 3D Modeling Tutorials
3D modeling pockets and bumps in Rhino3D
An official tutorial by McNeel technical trainer Kyle Houchens who shows a method for modeling a clean, single-span car handle recess in Rhino.
Modeling car tires in Blender
How to model a detailed tire in Blender using modifiers. A free chapter from the upcoming course “Master Car Creation in Blender” by Chris Plush from CG Masters. Project files are included.
Car roof 3D modeling tutorial
A video tutorial that shows the detailed workflow for modeling a high-quality car roof surface in Autodesk Alias AutoStudio 2015.
Engine Cover 3D modeling tutorial – Part 1
In this first part of video tutorials, senior instructor Phil Cook explains how to set up the main construction curves and basic slab surfaces and a number of tested strategies for making the corner blends.
Sketch to 3D Model – Detailing your model in Rhinoceros
A 50 minute webinar that shows the design workflow process for turning a 2D drawing into a detailed 3D model, taking as example a car wheel concept design.
3D Wheel and Tire Tutorial
A video tutorial in three parts covering the entire creation process of a car wheel and tire, from the 3D modeling to the texturing and rendering. It was done using MODO, but includes general tips applicable to any 3D software.
3D modeling a car rim in ZBrush 4R7
A video that shows how to model a car wheel using the ZmModeler brush tool in ZBrush 4R7.
Modeling a Lamborghini wheel in Autodesk Alias Surface
A two parts video tutorial narrated in Russian covering the modeling process of a car rim in Autodesk Alias Surface. Includes a downloadable scene file.
Modeling a Wheel using Zmodeler and ArrayMesh – Part 3
The final part of the wheel modeling tutorial shows how to create the rim using ZBrush R7’s Zmodeler and ArrayMesh tools.
Primitive Blockout in ZBrush
This video tutorial demonstrates how to block out an automotive concept car seat using a low-poly primitive in ZBrush 4R6.
Modeling a tire tread in ZBrush – Part 2
This second part shows how to finalize the tire using the ArrayMesh for applying the tire tread and doing some modeling work on the sidewall.
Modeling a tire tread in ZBrush Zmodeler
This first part of a wheel modeling video tutorial shows how to model the tire tread pattern using ZBrush 4R7’s new Zmodeler tools.
Modeling a car light in Rhino
This 44-minute video shows the 3D modeling process of a car stop light, done in Rhinoceros. A 3dm file is available for download.
Modeling a Lamborghini Wheel in Alias Surface
Two video tutorials in Russian showing the modeling process of a Lamborghini wheel in Autodesk Surface 2012.
Steering Wheel concept ideation in ZBrush
A new video by automotive designer Aaron Walker, who explains how he explores new designs and ideas for a steering wheel using ZBrush’s digital poly sculpting tools.
Fast 3D wheel design in ZBrush
A video tutorial that shows the creation process of a car wheel using ZBrush and its 3D sculpting tools.
Modeling an Automotive Tire in Rhino V5
In this tutorial, Brian Oltrogge shows how to model a tire in Rhino version 5 using FlowAlongSurface and FlowAlongCurve.
Modeling an Automotive Rim in Rhino V5
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.
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