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RECOMMENDED RESOURCES FOR

VEHICLE AND MECH DESIGN

While we hope these resources get you started in the right direction, but by no means do they represents the entire spectrum of those available to you.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

These are the websites, tutorials, books and other media that we think every aspiring artist ought to know about. Start here when looking for help.

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  • Intro to Vehicle Design: Basics
    by John Park
    Why We Like It
    John Park shares his vehicle design knowledge by going over thumbnail drawing and design basics, composing compound shapes, blocking in rough compound vehicle designs, and creating a final drawing.
  • Vehicle and Mech Concepting Parts 1-12
    by Kemp Remillard
    Why We Like It
    Kemp Remillard's full course from CGSociety.org shows his process and techniques from start to finish for vehicle and mech design.
  • Mech Workshop
    by John Park
    Why We Like It
    John Park shares his techniques and process in his 4-hour mech workshop starting from intial design sketches, working with value, knowing locomotion, to more finished designs.
  • Mech Design
    by Justin Goby Fields
    Why We Like It
    Justin Goby Fields takes you through his process of designing a mech by using kitbashing techniques in ZBrush before taking it into Keyshot and Photoshop.
  • Mech Design Package
    by John Park
    Why We Like It
    John Park spends 7-8 hours using digital and traditional media introducing and explaining the basics of mech design, form language, mech rendering, and kitbashing.
  • Modo for Concept Art
    by Vaughan Ling
    Why We Like It
    Vaughan Ling designed this 6 project based video tutorial course in order to take anyone from absolute beginner to advanced level modeling using Luxology Modo.

PAID STREAMING TUTORIAL VIDEOS


Tutorial videos are a great way to learn new skills in tandem with your main education. Artistic progress is measured in slow, steady improvements in your work and work ethic. Even if you only learn one new thing from a tutorial video, you are still headed in the right direction.

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MODO
PHOTOSHOP
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MECH
VEHICLE
WEAPON

FREE STREAMING TUTORIAL VIDEOS


Tutorial videos are a great way to learn new skills in tandem with your main education. Artistic progress is measured in slow, steady improvements in your work and work ethic. Even if you only learn one new thing from a tutorial video, you are still headed in the right direction.

ALL
2D
3D
3DS MAX
BRAND NEW!
PHOTOSHOP
TRADITIONAL
MECH
VEHICLE