Facts about Car Design Books

Renowned car designer Thom Taylor returns to the drawing board to refresh his classic with all-new drawings in this long-awaited follow-up to the best-selling first edition of How to Draw Cars Like a Pro and to build on such topics as the use of computers in design today. Taylor starts with advice on choosing the right instruments and equipment, then goes on to perspective and scale, sketching and cartooning, different media, and light, shadow, reflection, colour, and even interiors. Written to assist enthusiasts of all creative levels, his book also contains more than 200 examples from many of the automotive industry’s top artists today. Updated to include techniques for computerised illustration.more info here

A 134-page car drawing guide in downloadable e-book format, jam-packed from cover to cover with all the tips and techniques previously known by only a small handful of experienced designers, is How To Draw Cars Fast and Simple. This software contains all the data you’ll ever need to quickly and easily draw perfect looking cars that will amaze your mates.

This book explores how, through the eyes of the most creative and influential automotive designers in the world, car design and technology work. The interviews offer a deep understanding of why we see what we are seeing on the world’s highways. Author Tony Lewin has been a highly respected magazine editor on the world stage for so long that just a few years ago, some of the top young guns disclosing everything in this book hung on his words.

This book is not about studying how some motoring journalists relate to drawing and painting trendy cars, super cars, tarted up street or ‘smart’ cars, it is about drawing and painting all styles of cars. The author has tried to distil several years of experience in making pictures on this subject into a book that will assist and inspire those who want to draw and paint cars, either for fun or as a profession. From its inception in 1885, the author takes you through the past of the car to current models with sketches and paintings made in a variety of media, with examples and step-by – step guides. Readers, whether raw beginners or experienced artists, are encouraged to improve their talents.