Designing and rendering a sleek, shiny vehicle is a tough challenge. Keeping the design clean and having a clear understanding of reflective surfaces are key.
For this demo, I’d like to show you one effective technique for rendering shiny machines. I’ve used this method with traditional art materials in the past. Here I’ve updated it for use with the computer. The multiwing design will provide plenty of shiny surfaces to render.
Premium white 28-lb. (105gsm) color copier paper, 11" × 17" (28cm × 43cm)
8-inch (20cm) 45°/90° plastic triangle with inking edge
Blue line pencil
Computer with Adobe Photoshop
Fine-tip black pen
Small and large ellipse ...