Been very busy lately, and loaded a ton of new work to my site... Along with the start of some tutorials, if you're interested (you may have seen some of these featured on Car Body Design).
Basic drawing/sketching: http://www.problemchildkustoms.com/learn-to-draw-hot-rods.html
Line weight: http://www.problemchildkustoms.com/balancing-act.html
Basic Rendering: http://www.problemchildkustoms.com/car-drawing-tutorial.html
If you have the time (or interest), please tune in this Saturday (9/24, at 12:00 Eastern) to Spike TV's Powerblock, and the show Search and Restore. If you've never seen the show, it's brilliant. My good friend Tim Strange is the host, and it's a drama-free car building show, where they take one deserving person, and create a killer ride from their car. Sort of like Overhaulin', minus the trickery.
I was called upon to create the project design rendering for the Mustang in this build, and had a blast throwing ideas around with Tim... We've done this dozens of times over the years, but the vibe on this project was so different (all in the bes
I'm asked quite often how I create a drawing or rendering... what the technique is, what tools I use, and so-on... But the most common question and comment seems to fall back on "What programs do you use? How can I get my work to look like yours?" There's a simple reply to that:
The secret isn't in software. It's in the sketches that come well before that stage. I was taught early on that observational drawing is the greatest skill any designer or artist can have, and I took that to heart. I took a number of life drawing classes, and sketched a LOT as a kid, and later in life. Developing this skill makes any software use in your tool set tha
I know you only pop in like once a year or so Brian but I really hope you're taking care and you come back again one day. So to all sum it all up: Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Chrtistmas and Happy New Year! 2015-2016. HG
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