How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, 2nd Edition (Motorbooks Studio) (Paperback)

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Description


In this long-awaited follow-up to the best-selling first edition of How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, renowned car designer Thom Taylor goes back to the drawing board to update his classic with all-new illustrations and to expand on such topics as the use of computers in design today. 

Taylor shares his artistic insights and techniques for creating captivating renderings of any kind of automobile. From information on how to draw from a photo or from observing a vehicle in real time, the step-by-step instruction covers all you need to know to become a master at drawing cars. The comprehensive advice includes:
  • Selecting the proper tools and equipment
  • Perspective and proportion
  • Sketching and cartooning
  • Various media
  • Light, shadow, reflection
  • Color
  • And even interiors. 
Written to help enthusiasts at all artistic levels, his book also features more than 200 examples from many of today’s top artists in the automotive field. This edition has also been updated to include computerized illustration techniques.

About the Author


Renowned car designer Thom Taylor is an inductee into the Hot Rod Hall of Fame. He has designed cars for industry-leading builders like Boyd Coddington, Roy Brizio, and SO-CAL Speed Shop, and for individuals like Eric Clapton, Tim Allen, and Billy F Gibbons. He is the author of the MBI bestseller How to Draw Cars Like a Pro.

Lisa Hallett is a writer and editor based in Southern California. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Emmy, and Westways.

Praise For…


“Whether you’re a notebook doodler who wants to develop some skills, an expert illustrator looking to take it to the next level, or someone who doesn’t even own a pencil but loves excellent hot rod illustrations, How to Draw Cars Like a Pro is your book.” - Rod Custom

“Cracking artwork in there, both of actual chopper designs and some cartoon stuff, which emphasizes the fun aspect.” - American Car World



“A boon for every stylist and budding enthusiast.” - Classic and Sports Car



“Regardless of whether you intend to have a go yourself, this 143-page softback helps you understand why the best motoring art is so captivating and why so much of it just doesn’t look right.” - Classic Cars



Product Details
ISBN: 9780760323915
ISBN-10: 0760323917
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication Date: May 31st, 2006
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Motorbooks Studio