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Coupe Lines by Omar-Dogan Coupe Lines by Omar-Dogan
I am a very plain person, so never expect me to do crazy ass swoopy lines insofar as car design goes. Most of the concept drawings I see of cars as of late just outright upset me, so here is something more traditional.

No, it doesn't have 22" spinners, nor is it slammed to the ground so that the camber has to be at an over 10° tilt to let the wheels under the wheel wells.

I am designing a car that i would actually buy if i could make that happen.

I see a few cars mixed up in this one: Looks like a first gen Toyota Solara for the lower window line, almost Saturnish rear lights, but overall very traditional lines. That rear hatch splits vertically between the top part of the rear light on either side of the integrated spoiler.

Are there mistakes, of course yes. I didn't reference off any pic, I just plotted the perspective lines and drew what was on my mind. For the record though, i do start with the wheels and then build it from there. As i start colouring this one i will fix it as i go.


Rough: So i started with a just a piece of cheap ass printer paper and plotted some perspective lines. I was originally going to draw a sedan, but it turned into a coupe.

Pencil: I put it on my light box and traced it off with a super sharp 2H pencil.

Final lines: I want this one to be clean so i blew it up and traced it over with a 1 px brush. All those lines with exception of the wheels are with the line tool. Yes it took some time to do, Corel Photopaint 8 doesn't seem to have a good curve tool. One note witht he rims, I did draw only the top half and flip it and copy it for the front wheel slightly altering it.

This was alot of fun so far, now on to the colours.
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MR2guy Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
Omar, you're my kind of guy- simple and realistic! I'm trying to build a "slightly different" car from a donor car myself.
CosmOSmocker Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Student General Artist
-dont slam'em,
-don't get'em on 24's
-don't put'em on 13' with 14 camber to fit'em under da body,
-you get'em realistic like hell
-you make fucking good tyre sculptures
-you make them realisable....IRL....

this is not ultra-kool-roadscraper-custom, but it simply works... greatly.
Omar-Dogan Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks man, i keep it somewhat practical...
fca182 Featured By Owner May 14, 2011
Great detail, I just love your cars!
THE-ART-OF-CHAOS Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2011
Wayyyy better than any of those far out designs, keep it simple is in this case keeping it good man. My favorite cars are Corvettes, I Dig the simple but appealing lines, not to mention it's a fucking corvette. lol :D
LostIdentity1110 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011   Traditional Artist
this is excellent, lines look perfect!
doomiest Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2010
this are the kind of drawings I think is most inseghtful.. I mean, they help me understand your creative process. Wish you made some tutorials on that
Omar-Dogan Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Professional General Artist
Will keep that in mind....
arturguitelar Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
A simple word to resume: WOW!

Gratz =]
satriaberkuas Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010
there is good work brother...assalamualaikum....
ultrachicken Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
cool! did you using mechanic pencil?
guessmartin Featured By Owner May 19, 2010   Photographer
mate, i really like ur concept...i was wondering if i could use this on my website? please let me know.
BerberP Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2010  Professional General Artist
looks awesome!! also reminds me of the audi tt!
designeralaa Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2009   Writer
nIcE ..
edesr Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very nice car - like the rear lights pretty much
freckled-kid Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2009
Very nice :thumbsup: :+fav:
bluekipod Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009
its simply beautiful! precise, elegant and i am just thrilled with keep looking and examining it still.
did you use a graphic pen for the digital trace? ..
Omar-Dogan Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009  Professional General Artist
No just a 1 pi brush, nothing fancy.
b-r-o-w-n Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009  Student
Great ;)
StormyHotWolf88 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2009  Professional Filmographer
Thanks a lot for the info, I've been learning a lot from you X3
BrutalWaffle Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2009
you can draw cars so well, that's so epic!
egriz Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2009  Student Filmographer
I think your concept is functional and gorgeous, and that's important! The tail lights are a nice depart from what's common in today's new cars, it's no longer that strange clunkly shape that melds into the trunk. I like it.
litoflow Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2008   Digital Artist
IMO the back looks like a modified 00-03 Accord coupe with some high bad ass looking acura integra's front.
VictoriaViolet Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2008  Professional General Artist
I love it*____*
oscen Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2008
awesome! The design is simple yet elegant, I'd buy it =)
Phoenix-61 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008  Student General Artist
incredible work, but why didn't you just go straight to the pen tool in photoshop rather to save time?
Omar-Dogan Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008  Professional General Artist
I drew it out so as to know I can still draw it on paper.

If i can, i don't like to be over reliant on computer, it dumbs down the art and the artist.
Phoenix-61 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008  Student General Artist
you seriously think it will dumb our way that we usually do it?

BUt anyway its amazing!
Phoenix-61 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008  Student General Artist
incredible work, but why didn't you just go straight to the pen tool in photoshop rather to save time?
RexLokus Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
wow man, thats nice!
joverine Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2008  Professional General Artist
this is where the dogan SHINES!
this and making the super deformed versions!!! that should be next! after the front view of course ;)
EmrahSerdaroglu Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
tebrikler... güzel çalışma ;)
spoo6224 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008
Wow, beautiful!
LiSwtSLaS Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008
I like how simple it is, it looks like a good reliable car.
aaronius Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008
Really nice. Realistic lines, it reminds me of a Skyline, an Aston, and a Holden. Good work. :)
dark-dreams- Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008
wow, that is one sexy car, the back end of it is amazing! will you be doing a front end concept?
Yunosh Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
sweet :D
Voyska-PVO Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2008
Very nice car design.
Though I must point out that most coupes I've seen don't come with rear wiper blades.
ScribblePrincess Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
Dude, If I ever saw a car like this, I would sell my house to buy it.
Very beautiful car! I want it! haha.
Beautiful work done here
nekope Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
stinky5-0 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
I think most modern cars are either ugly, or have too many pointless features to cost as much as they do.
ajha100 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
Amazing is all I can say!
LinarutheBlue Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
kaede-kit Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
Whoa, simple, nice and neat.
It looks so easy to draw but complicated at the same time.
JasonScholte Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008  Professional General Artist
Looks like a good mix of a short skyline body with an old corolla hatchback top and a solara rear minus the tailights. Make a 3/4 front end shot.
turbosuo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
Those lines are amazingly clean! Hey, if you have too much trouble with Photopaint, the GIMP has a pretty good line/curves tool. It's free to download and is pretty good.
AfroBlade Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
coool :D
Gunmetalblack Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
Nice work, man! With linework that clean it doesn't need a lot of flourish, really. As I am forever being defeated by drawing cars, I really admire anyone who can pull it of successfully. :) Excellent work! Very well done!
RobotMaster3 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
Looks very nice, Omar. Is this a straight outta-your-head custom design, or an actual concept car design for an actual company? Either way, it looks straight up pimpin'.

I can see some Solara influences in it, and yeah, the taillights look a bit like from an Ion or so, but it seems to have a Honda-ish side (specially lookin' at the door and front wheel panels).

You should make this one in supreme silver. I'd buy it.
Metroid-Tamer Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2008
Okay I like this design. xD I hate it when people over do things to their cars (concept art or to real cars). It just looks so gaudy and unneeded.

The design in this is simple and yet sleek. It's what I really like to see in a car design. A lot of the time in car designs (as far as looks go anyways), less is more.

I'm looking forward to seeing how you finish this off. The colors I'm sure will be astounding.
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