Proportion of a CITY CAR
The purpose of this tutorial is to give you an idea of how to best start a new project in the world of automotive design. Both beginners, students and even professionals feel the same difficulties whendrawing a car type that they have never drawn before. The purpose of this tutorial is to give you an…
Pick up Truck in 5 days
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a complete pickup truck design in 5 days! As a student, it has always been a great challenge for me to create a design proposal from three different views. Not only must the same idea be presented from three different perspectives, but all three views should…
Step-by-Step Rendering of a Sports Car
This is a step-by-step tutorial that will teach you how to create a digital car rendering yourself. We start by clarifying what a good basis for each rendering is and how best to start. Next, we will use a digital brush to define the shapes. In the end, we will apply reflections and details to…
Happy Yuletide Holiday!
Happy holidays to you all! I have an interesting treat for you on this Xmas holiday. I often mention that my very full time career means a lot less posts appearing here. During 2021 an interesting solution to this appeared – in the form of another contributor. I was very pleased to be contacted by…
Rush Magazine- issue 2 featuring thoughts from Automotive Styling.
Floating on the C.
For around 10 years we have seen a trend for elaborate C-pillar dressage and floating roofs, along with abrupt changes in window/belt lines. Let me try to explain…
Rush car magazine | issue 2 imminent- featuring Automotive Styling content!
Free digital car magazine featuring the worlds best affordable performance cars, iconic modern classics & epic road trips— Read on www.rushmagazine.co.uk/
Speedsters. There are a few around suddenly… and the reason? Rivals are reacting to Ferrari and their Monza SP1/SP2. I want to quickly write this post about probably my favourite production car design right now (in 2021) and it’s the now 3 year old design of the Ferrari Monza SP1. The single seat version is…
e(M)barrassing or i(M)pressive?
When the new BMW M3 and M4 were announced it sent car Twitter into commentary not seen since the days of Bangle Butts. We all know about those massive upright grilles, but those are really not the controversial part of the design. My first instinct was that this felt like a turning point in German…
Practical cars. Rationalism, or not.
Consumerism and useless product design… This blog is titled autoSTYLING for a reason. I couldn’t get a car design URL…. but seriously it is important that the word styling was used. I am a design lecturer, but when I started this blog I just wanted to talk about cars as a passionate hobby and only…