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bernie walsh drawon

Friday, March 30, 2012

More hot coupe concepts

Once you have done one sketch it's easy to quickly evolve the design.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Hot coupe sketchbook pro demo

Thursday, March 22, 2012


Last night RMIT industrial design graduates Dean Benstead and Tate Anson have taken out top honors at the Graduate of the Year Awards in the industrial design category of the Victorian and Tasmanian section of the Design Institute of Australia's GOTYA awards. Tate was awarded the colorways GOTYA award and Dean won both the industrial design GOTYA award and was the overall winner of the GOTYA for Victoria and Tasmania. Congratulations to Dean and Tate pictured with myself and Ian Wong their lectures,both were outstanding students in my concept design electives.

Dean was employed in February by leading industrial design consultancy Charlwood Design and Tate is a member of Melbourne Movement and will travel to Milan in April to exhibit his 'Stretch' range at Salone Satellite.

Vehicle concept sketching class

We have been very lucky to have Ryan Fonceca and Glen Tay two young designers from Holden design drop in to the class every Tuesday night and help the students with their sketching Glen has also shared some of his sketching with them.This makes for a very creative class.

1st Year Sketching

Last week I told my 1st year students to open their eyes and observe how objects really are two very good examples of shiny cylinders

Saturday, March 17, 2012

RMIT Engineering

It was a busy week I also visited the the RMIT Bundoora campus to give an automotive styling lecture to the engineering students

Friday, March 16, 2012

Creative Speed Sketching

My vehicle concept sketching elective started with a full class as usual with most of the students off and running and eager to create new concepts. Glen Stephenson did some quuick speed sketches

Drawing mice Sketchfest

This semester I have started teaching at Swinburne University and for a change we are learning to Sketch with markers pastels and pencils.These are simple sketchfest sessions as part of their project work. One of the lessons was sketching computer mice to learn how to show form and surface.

Colour and Form

Well another year starts and another new group of 1st year Industrial Design students learn to draw digitaly in the RMIT Wacom lab.They start off getting used to drawing on Cintiqs using Alias Sketchbook with some basic form and colour hue lessons.

Sunday, March 4, 2012


Congratulations..... Ryan Fonceca starts his new job at Holden Design tomorrow we all wish him well....attached is some of Ryans latest sketches the top coupe sketch is Ryans take on my masterclass brief.Ryan and myself in the RMIT Wacom lab.