Emre Husmen is a 20 years old Turkish design student who lives in Toronto,
Canada. He is planning to apply to ACCD next year. He is also one of the main
Hot Wheels illustrators in Mattel Inc. Emre has taken part in the 2004 Peugeot
Design Contest and was one of the first ten finalists out of 3800. He also got a
mention in the 2000 Motor Trend Design Contest. In this tutorial, he is showing
us his rendering techniques with Adobe Photoshop CS2. You can check out more of
his works at:
First of all, open
your sketch on Adobe Photoshop and make it 2000 pixels wide. I usually work in
high resolutions, because it allows me to create high quality renderings.
Open a new layer on
your sketch and fill it with white colour. Make it's opacity about 85%.
Let's start with
selecting the body shape. I always use Pen Tool for that. Select the shape, open
a new layer, fill it with grey tone. And try to keep your paths for future
Select window shapes,
open a new layer and fill it with black.
Do the same thing for
Make wheel ellipses
above the body layer and put shadow under all of them.
Select the headlights
and chrome parts (separate layers). Fill them with white.
Select the basic body
parts and fill them with darker or lighter grey depending on where are they