How to Draw Cars with Sections

by Arvind Ramkrishna on April 24, 2013

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How to Draw Cars with Sections

Drawing cool cars from memory means you have to take a pragmatic approach to drawing.  One of the tips in the automotive design industry to is to define your shapes using sections so I am going to show you how to draw cars with sections.

So what are sections? Sections are “slices” of the vehicle body that describe the shape of the vehicle.  If you have a sphere, the section describing the shape would be a circle.

So the challenge is to develop a series of sections that will help you to build the forms of your vehicle illustration.  Check out the video below to see how sections can help you to perfect your drawing skills.

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  • memotor

    great stuff……thank you.

  • dv

    감사합니다. I’m from korea

  • disqus_aXAVxjTRD2

    which software u r using??

    • Arvind Ramkrishna

      Painter 12 on a Fujitsu Tablet

  • Hesam

    How to watch video؟

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