How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, 2nd Edition

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Thom Taylor, Lisa Hallett

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.

PRICE: $27.99 / Can$37.99 / £19.99

MEDIUM: Drawing & Illustration,

SERIES: Motorbooks Studio

FORMAT: Paperback

ISBN: 9780760323915

SIZE: 8.25 in x 10.625in / 209.55mm x 269.88 mm

PUBLISHED: May 31, 2006

“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