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Automotive Clay Modeling

Updated on April 15, 2015

The resource for Automotive Sculptors, Design Students and anyone interested in three dimensional objects made from industrial styling clay. Studio locations, materials and invaluable information for the newcomer to this fascinating world of clay sculpting.

 This is where the next generation of automobiles start!

Books for the Auto Enthusiast

Build Your Own Electric Vehicle
Build Your Own Electric Vehicle

With gasoline at an all time high this could be the answer.

 
Auto Legends: Classics of Style and Design (Auto Legends Series)
Auto Legends: Classics of Style and Design (Auto Legends Series)

All important designs that influenced todays vehicles

 
American Car Design Now: Inside the Studios of America's Top Car Designers
American Car Design Now: Inside the Studios of America's Top Car Designers

The book is built on interviews with key designers and design managers at Ford, Chrysler and General Motors.

 
The Winning Solar Car: A Design Guide for Solar Race Car Teams (Premiere Series Books)
The Winning Solar Car: A Design Guide for Solar Race Car Teams (Premiere Series Books)

This book provides an introduction to all aspects of designing, manufacturing, and racing solar cars.

 
Modern Chrysler Concept Cars: The Designs That Saved the Company
Modern Chrysler Concept Cars: The Designs That Saved the Company

Chrysler's incredible run of attention-getting show cars started with a cast-off that was gathering dust in a back room of the company's Pacifica Design Studio in Carlsbad, California.

 

Design Reference Magazines - Expert reviews and opinions

All good design stems from research, these links will keep you up to date.

Blogs/Webs to Watch

What the man on the street has to say.

Design Schools USA

These premier design schools offer the education needed to succeed in the field of Automotive Design and Clay Modeling. The majority of Automotive Sculptors have a Design Degree from one of these institutes.

Southern California Design Locations

Southern California is regarded as the hub of automotive design. Nearly all mainstream manufacturers have a presence there with design facilities trying to break into the next hot theme to hit the market.

Design Centers

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A markerHyundai Design Center -
81 BUNSEN IRVINE, CA 92618
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B markerCalty Design Research -
2810 JAMBOREE RD NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92612
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C markerMazda Design Center -
1421 REYNOLDS AVE IRVINE, CA 92614
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D markerHonda R&D North America -
1900 HARPERS WAY TORRANCE, CA 90501
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E markerGeneral Motors Advance Design California -
5350 BILOXI AVE NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA 91601
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F markerBMW designworks USA -
2201 CORPORATECTR DR NEWBURY PARK, CA 91320
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G markerVolvo California -
700 Via Alondra, Camarillo, CA 93012
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H markerNissan Design International -
9800 Campus Point Drive, San Diego, CA 92121
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I markerMitsubishi Motors America -
6420 West Katella, Cypress, CA 90630
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J markerFreightliner -
Corporate Test Center, 5116 North Lagoon Ave. Portland, Oregon 97217
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K markerKen Okuyama Design -
17742 Cowan Street, Irvine, CA 92714
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L markerMercedes - Benz Advanced Design -
2250 Rutherford Road, Carlsbad, Ca 92008
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