Vehicle & Mech Design

Vehicle & Mech Design

  • Price: $699 | Pay with installments.
  • Pre-Reqs: Dynamic Sketching 2 and Principles of Design Process or good drawing foundation and understanding of perspective.
  • Materials: Photoshop (any), Wacom tablet or equivalent, pencils, pens, markers

Course Description:

This master class on vehicles and mechs covers the benefits of ideation sketching, perspective, visual language, and design intent. Focusing on the fundamentals of drawing and design, student will learn a process to deliver stronger designs using established concept design processes. Subjects will include: developing design themes, thumbnails, visual vocabulary, and believability applied to literal and fantastical subjects), materials, lighting, and presentation.



  • Week 1: Concept Design Process: designing a concept ship, design fundamentals, reference gathering.
  • Week 2: Apply Design Language: thumbnails.
  • Week 3: Analysis of Students' Assignments: emphasis on reference, perspective, form.
  • Week 4: Funneling design intentions to maximize your finished result.
  • Week 5: Vehicle Design: The properties of a good vehicle concept.
  • Week 6: Finishing Vehicles: Review of students' vehicle concepts.
  • Week 7: Mech Design.
  • Week 8: Finishing Mechs: Review of students mech concepts.

Feb. 4th, 2017 - Apr. 2nd, 2017 + 2 weeks for content review

In 2012, Michal started his career officially and full-time as a concept artist for ISOTX in Utrecht, Holland. Since then he worked for different kinds of projects mostly in the game industry. Clients include, Jellyfish Picutres, EA Games, Disney, Marvel, Platige Image.Currently Michal is focusing on sharing his knowledge and tries to spend more time on his own personal project ''Project: 1952'' and ''Project Verdas'' while he enjoys his job In Germany with Good Game Studios as a Senior Concept Artist.

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