Learn how to use simple 3D tool to model and design hard surface mechanical props and vehicles for a believable world.


This is an advanced course on modeling and designing vehicles, robotics and mechanical props for concept art. Following thorough research into the world will give us the setting and constraints for the effective design of technology. We will go over Vehicle chassis, robotics, suspension, hard surface design, and shape language. Students will design and fabricate mechanical systems using 3D software and create believable designs that simulate the real world application.

Students will need their own laptop + digital tablet to fully benefit from this live course.

It is recommended that students have strong knowledge with Photoshop and basic 3D sketchup modelling experience before taking this course.

You will need to submit a portfolio of your work to apply for this advanced class.

Portfolio deadline Feb 10.


-How to model robotics with Sketch Up

-How to paint over low poly 3D

-How to light and render an image

-How to design with clear research.

-How to depict materials, textures and visual effects

-How to use composition to better communicate your ideas



Cost: $750

Start Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Duration: 10 Weeks

Seats: 10 Seats per Class





Oscar Cafaro is a concept designer for Entertainment industry specializing in characters, props, and set design.

He has an immense passion for vehicles, trains, star ships, monsters, and creatures. In many years of concept art experience Oscar has contributed to the success of many productions, including Adrift, Disney's Cinderella and Overwatch.

His expertise made him an incredible asset to the teams. Oscar has worked as a concept artist for Gameloft, Ubisoft, Framestore, and freelanced for Blizzard and Riot Games. He continues to produce thought provoking artworks with convincing design ideology.


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