DRAWING VEHICLES ● John Frye

Come learn how to draw vehicles.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

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.

LEVEL

Fundamental ● IntermediateAdvanced

PRE-REQUISITE

Have a solid foundation in drawing.

REQUESTED MATERIAL

> 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)



THE TEACHER

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.

https://www.instagram.com/fryewerk

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Program

Monday, September 19th, 2022

Day - 1
Early 1900s cars

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Day - 2
Illustrating basic vehicle materials

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Day - 3
Early 1900s airplanes

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

Day - 4
Illustrating vehicle materials on compound and more complex surfaces, monochromatic

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

Day - 5
Automobiles 1930-1948, rounded body forms

Monday, September 26th, 2022

Day - 6
Airplanes 1930s and 1948 prop driven aluminum skin

Tuesday, September 27th, 2022

Day - 7
Modern cars

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

Day - 8
Plein Air automobile sketching

Thursday, September 29th, 2022

Day - 9
Other common vehicles.

Friday, September 30th, 2022

Day - 10
Characterization of vehicles, vehicle interiors

Date

Mon 19 Sep 2022 - Fri 30 Sep 2022
Ongoing...

Time

- Paris Time UTC+1
13:00 - 18:00

Price

1039€ (for a 50h workshop)

Location

50 rue Sébastien Mercier
75015 Paris