How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, 2nd Edition

Overview

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 begins with advice on selecting the proper tools and equipment, then moves on to perspective and proportion, sketching and cartooning, various media, and light, shadow, reflection, color, and even interiors. Written to help ...

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Overview

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 begins with advice on selecting the proper tools and equipment, then moves on to perspective and proportion, sketching and cartooning, various media, and 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. Updated to include computerized illustration techniques.

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Editorial Reviews

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Classic Cars (UK), December 2006

“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.”

Rod & Custom, February 2007

“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.”

American Car World (UK), September 2006

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

Classic and Sports Car, October 2006

“A boon for every stylist and budding enthusiast.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760323915
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Publication date: 5/15/2006
  • Series: Motorbooks Studio Series
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 178,121
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Thom Taylor is a four-time winner of the coveted America's Most Beautiful Roadster award and an inductee into the Hot Rod Hall of Fame. A graduate of Pasadena's Art Center College of Design, he has designed cars for builders like Boyd Coddington and Roy Brizio, and for celebrities Eric Clapton, Tim Allen, and Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ Top. In addition to creating signature die-cast lines for Racing Champions, Revell, and Testors, Thom is the author of Motorbooks' How to Draw Choppers 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.

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