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Sketching a Sports Car Using Autodesk Alias

by Cornelis Steenstra

Make your dreams come true and learn from the pros how you can create a sports car using Autodesk Alias. You'll learn about the Alias Paint Workflow, specific car design considerations, and how to sculpt your 3D model.

What you'll learn

Ever wanted to design your own sports car? Well, now you can. In this course, Sketching a Sports Car Using Autodesk Alias, you'll learn how to use Autodesk Alias to create the vehicle of your dreams. While getting you acquainted with the Autodesk Alias interface, professional car designer Cornelis Steenstra will help you open up your creative mind and introduce you to the various aspects of designing a car. You'll learn about the Alias Paint Workflow and interface and how to draw basic shapes such as lines and ovals, all in perspective. Next, you'll move onto considerations specific to car design, such as the occupants and technologies you want to incorporate. Finally, you'll discover how to make an aerodynamic, functional, and aesthetically-pleasing 3D sculpture as well as define your design concept. By the end of this course, you will know how to use Autodesk Alias to design fantastic cars that you could eventually bring to life.

Table of contents

Course Overview
The Alias Paint Workflow
Understanding the Fundamentals
What Goes Into Designing a Car?

About the author

Cornelis Steenstra, is an award winning car designer and entrepreneur with 33 years experience at the top level of automotive design for Volvo, Mazda, and Mercedes-Benz and was the main American design consultant for Porsche in Germany for well over 6 years. Steenstra is a design consultant for many global OEM's and has also been involved as consultant with 8 separate automotive start-ups, runs an Online Car Design School, is the named designer of the Professional Car Designer Kit, and has been ... more

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