CDA Total Course
Acquiring necessary skills for car design and creating a work sample for job hunting
Course Start Date Feb. 1,2020
Application Deadline Jan. 31,2020
- Duration: 48 Weeks
- Mentoring Supports by Instructors*
- 24 Feedback Videos (Advice & Corrections) from Instructor
- The CDA Design Competition
*Besides the video feedback, students are able to attend 3 video conference with instructors as follow-up support.
This course is
for someone who...
wants to acquire skills to become professional.
If you don't know where to start from, our staff will support you on technical support to creating an environment in which you can show your best performance.
wants to improve your value as designer.
If you improve necessary skills as designer, it would expand your field of work much bigger. It is a tested program used for job training a at major car companies. We may incorporate some of insider information of the industry.
wants to create a work that can be used as sample for job hunting.
We provide precious information from instructors who have worked at human resources office and car makers and design studios. We also provide acute feedback on your portfolio.
Free Individual Information Session is a great way to ask questions to CDA instructors and find out more about studying with CDA.
What you learn in this course
- Perspective theory
- Correct proportion
- Marker technique
- Digital Paint Technique
- Concept Creation
- Package Layout
- Rendering Technique
- Concept board
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Q. How long does it take to finish one class?
A. It depends on students' sketch level and learning speed. We ask students to secure at least one hour on weekdays and two hours on weekend. Also, your access to other students' works and video tutorials will be active even after your completion of the course.
Q. Are beginners accepted?
A. The content of this course is constructed in a way beginners can also learn the basics from scratch. Also, we have a system that you can always ask questions. We will assist you until you get necessary skills.
Q. Are we allowed to take in-person lessons?
A. We limit the opportunity to online lessons, however, we hold summer school so that fellow students can meet and get motivated from each other.
Q. Can I attend CDA course while I am learning product design at the college?
A. Yes. There are many students who are attending CDA while studying at other school or working. We are proud to say that our course materials are used for some companies’ employee training. You can manage both learning in CDA and current school you are going.
Q. Can I take this course from abroad?
A. Yes, you can. This is an online car design school. As far as you have an internet connection, there is no restriction of time and location in taking the course.
Q. What do I prepare for?
A. You need a computer, marker digital paint software, and a pen tablet. You will need all of these within first two months. Marker: Copic Classic, or Copic Sketch (colors* C1,C2,C3,C5,C7C10,RV29,B41) As for digital tool, Photoshop or SAI is recommended. Wacom is recommended for pen tablet.
Tuition & Fees
CDA offers you the option to pay your tuition in one-time payment or through installments using a payment plan.
If you select an installment plan, you can pay by ten installments of 330 dollars for CDA Total Course.
If you want to check the course before you enroll, you’ll find out how the courses work at CDA in our 4 week Trial.
Let's begin the course!
Click 'application' and send the online application form.
Wire-transfer your tuition or pay by Paypal (installment ok)
Log into our Learning System
After we receive payment, you will be informed log-in information for the Learning System.
Orientation and Q&A session through webcam. And you are ready to start!
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