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How to Draw a Car: Mustang Gt500 Hot Rod 2012
How to draw a car in stages with grid reference using squares or rectangles.
The fist image to the right is the outline construction drawing of the car it is what you might consider to be the plan drawing.
If you click on the images you should see them a little bit bigger which will give you a little bit more to see.
The second image shows where the rear wheel and rear end of the car has been drawn showing the initial stages of how to draw a car using the grid reference method of drawing. With this method you only draw one square at a time until you complete the whole drawing. Using this method of how to draw a car makes it much easier because each square is is only a small area to draw.
The grid enables you to identify where all the marks go more easily because you can line them up with the edges of the grid and each grid is the same as the one in the image you are copying from. If the grid squares on the image you are copying from are in proportion and the same as the grid square on your drawing are there should be no difference between your drawing subject and the drawing area you are working into.
Drawing a car, step by step instructional video.
Please find some progress drawings of the car below, showing stages of the drawing.
Drawing a car using a box method of construction.
Just follow along with the diagrams by first copying the rectangle that has been drawn around the car. You can then use the dimensions of the rectangle to calculate where you draw your line on the drawing area. Follow the diagram below to help you understand better the lines and shapes, and where they all go in relation to the box around the car giving you reference points. This is similar to the grid method of drawing which is also shown above on the page.
How to draw a car 1960's Corvette Sports Car.
More information about drawing cars.
This car has been drastically altered from the original Ford Mustang GT500 Shelby, the roof has been lowered, along with sides of the body and the front end making it into a concept, custom hot rod, unique to me and my design. This is something that can be done to any car that you draw, with some careful redesign, remember this does not have to work in real life, it only has to look good as nobody is going to drive it unless, they actually build there own in real life, which they might well do if it looks good. If you want to find out more about drawing cars then you can by following the links below.