Automotive design is a highly specialized field, incorporating various types of engineering, safety, business acumen, and creative talents. The industry is not limited to automobiles but includes all other forms of wheeled-transportation. Auto design involves teamwork; each member contributes from his or her specialized knowledge base. The field is dynamic and ever-changing, offering the designer a high-powered and progressive work environment.

For the most part, an automobile designer will work with a styling team during the design process for each specific model. The team typically consists of a chief designer, exterior designers, and interior designers. There may also be a trim and colour designer involved in the process, as well as a clay model team and digital model team. Sometimes all these roles are fulfilled by one designer, but that is very unusual. Aside from these roles, there will be a studio head, managers, prototype engineers, and others involved in the overall design of each automobile.


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Program Objective

The automotive sketching course teaches students to apply various techniques and materials in order to make informative and also pleasant, easy to read sketches. The course set up stresses the importance of observing (and copying) shapes, cars and perspectives, and consequently the ‘construction’ of complex car shapes. The ultimate goal is to accomplish expertise and comfort and fluency (pace as well) when designing and drawing vehicles. This course specifically addresses the automotive design field, however, it provides very helpful knowledge, skills and reference materials for the broader field of industrial design as well. In other words, automotive sketching offers an advanced course for understanding and visualizing complex shapes, in an automotive context. Students of this course can apply for designer jobs at automobile companies, auto-ancillary units, tier-one suppliers to work on the concept and design departments. Sketch artists, concept illustration artists, concept artists are some of the exclusive job positions available in this domain.

DIYguru presents a certification program on Automotive Sketching and Drawing. This program provides you with the most flexible learning environment possible. This program is offered as a self-paced program often referred to as an asynchronous online program which is time-independent, meaning that it can be accessed 24X7 within the tenure of 90 days. This program can be accessed from multiple devices which makes it easy to learn on the go. Lectures that are pre-recorded or slide presentation with voice-over commentary, interactive discussion boxes that foster student to student interaction, Email communication with the instructor are part of this process.

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Vehicle architecture – A historical perspective
  2. Automotive body layout, proportions, packaging, and themes
  3. Introduction to freehand sketching of simple geometries
  4. Sketching in perspective: 1-Point, 2-Point, and 3-Point Perspectives
  5. Sketching Car block in 1, 2, and 3 point perspectives
  6. Sketching car side view proportion
  7. Sketching car front view proportion
  8. Sketching car ¾ front view; ¾ rear view
  9. Concept car sketching
  10. Shading and Rendering best practices
  11. Digital rendering using Sketchbook pro

Main Highlights

  1. Learn without a career break with online classes available 24*7.
  2. One can access the course at their own pace, but with the investment of 3-5 hours/week, it can be finished within a month.
  3. The program uses a Continuous Evaluation System that assesses the learners over convenient and regular intervals. Such a system provides timely and frequent feedback and helps busy working professionals stay on course with the program.
  4. The education delivery method is a blend of classroom and experiential learning.
  5. This course was designed with the “Learn by Doing” principle in mind so just follow along the design process..

Eligibility Criteria

The program is designed for students or professionals who are:

  1. Having a Diploma, BE / B.Tech or equivalent in domains such as Automotive, Mechanical, EEE, ECE, Instrumentation, Mechatronics.
  2. Designing enthusiasts (No academic qualification mandatory)
  3. Working in industries such as Automotive, Auto component, Design, Manufacturing, etc.
  4. Working in Functional areas such as R&D, Analysis, Maintenance, Projects, component design, etc.
  5. Interested in pursuing further studies on the part-time or full-time basis in Design and Engineering Sector.

Technical Requirements

The program to give its best will need the following requirements:

  1. Computer/ Laptop will provide you with the best experience, but this program is quite compatible with smartphones to make it feasible for students worldwide.
  2. High-speed internet for crystal clear experience, but this program can also run without buffering with below-average connectivity for reaching out to students from suburban and rural areas.
  3. A student should make their notes for future reference.
  4. A student should have basic knowledge about high-school physics and chemistry, and maths even though the pre-requisite of this program will brush up one’s basic concepts.



Competency Certificate 

DIYguru will feel proud to awards the certificate of competency in ‘Automotive Sketching and Drawing’ to only those aspirants who have 100% completed their online module.

DIYguru proficiency Certificate is highly valuable by industry giants namely Robert Bosch; Maruti Suzuki; Hyundai Motors, are the name of few, which is why DIYguru earned certificates are secured with a unique certificate ID. To check the validation of the certificate, check out the footer section of the home page.   

Certificate provided to you is an online certificate, which means there is no need to download, after completion of the course, aspirants are requested to check their profile to view their earned certificate. In case the certificate is not issued feel free to write us a certificate@diyguru.org, our team will help you out.






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Course Curriculum

Using Pen & Paper
Intro 00:00:00
Introduction FREE 00:02:55
Tools you need 00:02:08
Ground & Wheels 00:03:27
Outline & DLO(Window Surround) 00:03:24
Adding Design Elements & Surface Basics 00:04:48
Door Shutlines 00:03:51
Basic Reflections 00:03:23
Shading 00:04:50
Advanced Shading, Tips & Tricks & Wheel Detail 00:04:45
Final Touches 00:04:34
Personal Touches & Some Additional Touches 00:06:01
Using Marker Renders
Introduction FREE 00:04:59
Tools you need 00:06:03
Skills you need 00:02:10
Marker Basics 00:03:31
Your Base Sketch 00:03:31
Layer 1 00:03:00
Layer 2 00:03:14
Layer 3 00:02:03
Layer 4 00:02:28
Details. Layer 5 00:08:20
Fixing Mistakes, Refining Lines 00:08:08
Final Touches 00:05:11
Summary 00:05:01
In 3D
Introduction & Tools You Need FREE 00:02:43
Important things on getting started 00:02:00
Ground & Wheels 00:03:59
Outline, DLO, Surface basics 00:04:36
Midsection, Front Perspective, Headlights 00:03:54
3D Design Elements, Door Shutlines 00:03:23
Reflections, Shading(Side) 00:07:18
Reflections, Shading(Front) 00:03:45
Wheels 00:05:49
Final Touches 00:08:20
How to see & Fix Mistakes, Final Things 00:03:18
How to Draw Series
Drawing & Sketching Using Imaginations 05:00:00
Stay in Touch 00:10:00

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  1. Great


    DIYguru’s certification was excellent. The trainer covered all the topics and had a great knowledge.

  2. Fantastic


    The trainer was fantastic. He was very supportive and was always there to clear the doubts by giving examples. Training was perfect. Overall, it was a great a great experience.

  3. Excellent


    I had enrolled for the course from DIYguru. It was an online classroom course. DIYguru has great trainer with good experience in teaching. Training material prepared by DIYguru was also excellent.

  4. Very Good


    Trainers are really very good, customer support and teaching staff support is excellent. I have completed training from DIYguru and planning for some other courses as well. Go for it. Thank you team and Good Luck!

  5. NICE


    I learned a lot about sketching. The instructor, was excellent in explaining things clearly. The support team is also accommodative and resolves issues instantly.

  6. Easy to understand


    Thank you to provide simple and easy training

  7. Satisfactorily


    I have attended the program from DIYguru. The concepts were well explained and the sessions were useful. All questions were answered satisfactorily. I would strongly recommend this program to anyone who wishes to get to the depths. Thanks.

  8. Convenient


    DIYguru’s trainers are patient, clearing any confusion and answering all questions without impacting the course timeline. DIYguru is the most convenient platform for those who want to grow in the fields of Industry 4.0 Revolution.

  9. 5

    gives good understanding of how to sketch the vehicles





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