Learning how to draw cars is a very popular hobby as of late, so I decided to dedicate a post that lists some great resources online to help you learn. Drawing cars may seem like a very difficult thing to accomplish, but as you will see from the links and resources below, it is not as difficult as you might think. The trick is to break things down into smaller, easy to understand parts.
Just a heads up. The first two resources below aren’t free. They are both courses that you will have to purchase before being able to view them. I am an affiliate of these courses, so if you purchase these resources from the links below, I will receive a small commission. If you do decide to purchase these resources, I do thank you for your support. Your purchase helps me to maintain this website. Enjoy!
This first resource is not free but is well worth the small investment.
This is a great downloadable ebook and highly recommended if you truly want to learn how to draw cars fast and easy like a pro.
It was written by Tim Rugendyke who has worked as an automotive designer for 15 years for large companies like Ford and General Motors. Tim also does lectures at an Australian Design School where he teaches students how to draw cars like the pros do.
This ebook contains over 135 illustrations that include step by step instructions on drawing cars like the experts.
This is truly an invaluable resource for car drawing enthusiasts and will save you hours of searching for tips and step by step lessons online.
This resource will require a small investment on your part, but it is well worth it! This second resource on how to draw cars was also created by Tim Rugendyke, the same person who wrote the ebook above. How To Render Cars in Photoshop Fast and Easy is a video based learning program that will teach you how to render perfect looking 3Dimensional cars in Photoshop quickly and easily! This video learning program contains over 4.5 hours of step by step instructions that will make you an expert and drawing cars digitally using Photoshop.
This tutorial is from the television network TLC. This is actually a series of step by step tutorials that will show you how to draw everything from a 1957 Chevy to a Motorcyle.
This resources is another series of tutorials from a popular drawing website called DragoArt. It includes step by steps on how to draw everything from a Cadillac ELR to Mach 6 from Speed Racer. I feel they could have broken the lessons down a little further, but still an overall great resource.
This link contains a series of step by step lessons on how to draw cartoon style cars. This is a great resources for kids especially.
Wonderful online guide to help you draw cars step by step.
Here is a brief description of this guide taken from the site:
“The aim of this guide is to enable anyone wanting to know how to draw cars to do it without having to become a mathematical genus or expert draftsperson in the shortest amount of time possible, easily and accurately.
Following these guidelines will also give you the basics to progress your ability and skills faster than any other system I know.
This guide will also help you to develop your drawing skills into any area you wish not just drawing cars.”
This is a great step by step demonstration on how to draw a Jaguar XF. Jaguar’s top designer takes you though his process of drawing this beautiful car in 6 easy steps.
Another great Ferrari drawing tutorial using a ball point pen and a layout marker..
This is a large format step by step demonstration explaining how to draw a car using markers, colored pencils and chalk.
This step by step tutorial explains techniques that will help you create quick sketches of cars.