DRAWING VEHICLES ● JOHN FRYE
Come learn how to draw vehicles.
During this two-week intensive with John Frye, you will learn the fundamentals of industrial design for creating vehicles and accessories.
You’ll study cars (from the early 20th century to today and beyond) as well as airplanes and other types of vehicles to understand their design and evolution.
Topics such as shape, surfaces, balance, proportions and material rendering will be covered. The course will include theory, demonstrations and exercises.
Fundamental ● Intermediate ● Advanced
Have a solid foundation in drawing.
> Marker paper pad approximately A3 size (29.7 x 42.0cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches)
> Tracing paper pad approximately A3 size (29.7 x 42.0cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches)
> Copic or similar broad/chisel tip warm or neutral grey markers several very light values #1-#3 or 10%-30% and black
> 1 dozen black soft colored pencils (Prismacolor or similar) NOT Verithin (too hard)
> Pencil sharpener > Straightedge around 12″ or 300mm long minimum
> White paint marker (test for good opacity)
John Frye is a modeler and illustrator specializing in vehicle design.
After graduating from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena with a major in automotive design, he worked as a freelance illustrator and designer.
He currently works as a senior designer for Honda and has also taught classes for several years at the Concept Design Academy in Pasadena, California.
Monday, October 02nd, 2023
- Day - 1
- Early 1900s cars
Tuesday, October 03rd, 2023
- Day - 2
- Illustrating basic vehicle materials
Wednesday, October 04th, 2023
- Day - 3
- Early 1900s airplanes
Thursday, October 05th, 2023
- Day - 4
- Illustrating vehicle materials on compound and more complex surfaces, monochromatic
Friday, October 06th, 2023
- Day - 5
- Automobiles 1930-1948, rounded body forms
Monday, October 09th, 2023
- Day - 6
- Airplanes 1930s and 1948s: prop driven aluminum skin
Tuesday, October 10th, 2023
- Day - 7
- Modern cars
Wednesday, October 11th, 2023
- Day - 8
- Plein Air automobile sketching
Thursday, October 12th, 2023
- Day - 9
- Other common vehicles
Friday, October 13th, 2023
- Day - 10
- Characterization of vehicles, vehicle interiors