Book Online Tickets for LEARN CAR DESIGN WORKSHOP  , Bengaluru. Welcome to the 2 day workshop on Automotive Styling and Sketching. Please go through this mail thoroughly and follow instructions carefully.
Location : Satish Dhawan Auditorium , Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore.Entry via Malleshwaram 18t



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About The Event

Welcome to the 2 day workshop on Automotive Styling and Sketching. Please go through this mail thoroughly and follow instructions carefully.

Location : Satish Dhawan Auditorium , Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore.
Entry via Malleshwaram 18th cross Gate (Maramma Temple circle) Only.
follow this link for directions .
Limited Parking is available at the venue. Please park outside campus as much as possible and walk in. Please avoid calling. 

Carrying of ID card is mandatory along with the event ticket issues. 
The registration process will start by 8 am, The Workshop starts at 9 am sharp.
Group Registrations are required to fill up this from with details of team mates or certificates will not be issued.

What to Get

!) Sketching/Exam baord (A4 is sifficient). This is mandatory
2) Ball point pen,pencils, sharpners,scale etc (stencil if you have), color pencils if you have
3) water bottle 
4) if you have a portfolio of previos sketches and art work, pelase get.

Food at the Venue
We would not be providing Lunch at the Venue. You can buy food at the IISc canteen nearby.
Tea and cofee will be provided however to keep your energy high :D

Accomodation for outstation students
No accomodation is arranged at the campus. Please look for hotels lodges in nearby areas of Yeshwanthpur/Malleshwaram.

Things to remember 
Strickt instructions ahve been issyed by IISc security. Do not loiter any where in the campus. Your movement should be restricted to the IISc campus.

Plese dress in decent clothes for for a educational event.. Shorts are banned. 

Hope you all are excited. We are sure you will learn many new things and have fun.


Team Launchpad


 AUTOMOTIVE SKETCHING AND STYLING is a 2-DAY HANDS-ON TRAINING for students and automobile enthusiasts. The workshop will give practical training in automotive sketching and expose the students to the latest developments in styling as well as the career opportunities in the automotive sector.




  • 2-day Hands-on workshop
  • Case studies
  • Career building sessions
  • Certificate of participation and special prizes will be given at the end of the workshop



NO THERE ARE NO PRE-REQUISITES or SKILLS or QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED! Anyone who is interested and is passionate about cars & bikes can attend this workshop.



Mr. Sathiyaseelan, Head of Styling - Ashok Leyland. He has an M.Des Degree from IDC, IIT Delhi. He has worked and led teams in automotive styling at Nissan(Japan), TVS, General Motors and TATA Motors before joining Ashok Leyland. He is passionate about teaching Design to young minds. Check out his LinkedIn Profile.




Session 1: The Foundation

What is Industrial Design?
Industrial design and the context of business
Design process
Automotive design – body styles, layout, proportions, themes
Design Communication

Sketching is communicating - intro
Basics of sketching - the tools, composition, light & shadow, perspective
Advanced sketching - rendering materials, textures, reflection


Session 2: Sketching Basics

Sketching a simple form
Sketch along and learn
Key to an expressive sketch
Sketching a Car

Sketch along and learn a side view
Develop a plan from the side view
Perspective sketch - demo



Session 3: Digital Design

Rendering a car in Photoshop
Quick side view shading - demo
Perspective render - demo
All this on the state of art tablet provided by our sponsor WACOM.


Session 4: Design Discussion

Digital Thinking & Design Philosophies
Session on Career in Automotive Styling
Interactive session on creative thinking and design DNA with the help of case studies.






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