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.

Total Course, for ones who desire to improve

You will learn car designing skills in about 48 weeks. Professional car designers give you one-on-one instructions. CDA's unique method supports you on various topics ranging from basics of sketching to creating attractive final works. If you wish to focus on your special needs, we could create personalized curriculum for you; our motto is to always think how to have you get better. You will be satisfied with the skills you have learned.

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What you learn in this course

  • Perspective theory
  • Correct proportion
  • Marker technique
  • Digital Paint Technique
  • Concept Creation
  • Package Layout
  • Rendering Technique
  • Concept board
  • Portfolio

Features of CDA

CDA’s unique method that accelerates your growth

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Online access to more than 500 student video tutorials Access anytime even after completion of the course

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The CDA Competition Competed by students from all over the world

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Second Period 24 Weeks

Create a portfolio that displays your charm and get selected

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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.

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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.

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