[No.1:Key Lines!] Most Frequently Used Car Design Terminologies


Hello to all. We listed some of essential terms for studying car design. Car Design Academy recommends memorizing or understanding at least these. They are described with some illustrations for making the meaning clearly understandable. We are going to give you those terms and definitions in 6 parts! It is also helping beginners to learn! Today’s topic is “Key Lines!” appearing below. [ Character Lines, Belt Lines, Door Parting Line, Cross Section Lines ]  

Key Lines

– Character Lines A line creased into the side of a car to give it visual interest. Character lines will directly create vehicle’s image. There sometimes upper and lower character line, or more. Let’s look at some photos. – Belt Lines  Belt Line is the line under windows. 1 2 – Door Parting Line Door Parting Line is an indispensable element of car and door mechanics. Simply it is a line dividing door and body, or front door and rear door.  7 – Cross Section Lines It is an imaginary line to show where cutting plane divides the car body.  8 Can you describe following terms? We are going to give you those terms and definitions in 6 parts! DON’T MISS OUT – follow Car Design Academy’s Facebook page or on Twitter for all the latest news and exclusive offers. Don’t forget to “Like” or “Follow” us! We post on Facebook & Twitter every day.
  <No.1> Key Lines  Character Line, Belt Line, Door Parting Line, Cross Section Lines <No.2> Key Structures and Items Pillar, Axis, Wheel Base, Grill, Hood, Cabin, Body, Roof, Trunk, Bumper <No.3> Views Side, Front, Rear, Plan, and Quarter <No.4> Fender Area  Wheel Area, Fender Panel, Fender Flair, Lip, Wheel, Spoke, Tire, Tire House <No.5> Window Area  Black Ceramic, Quarter Glass, Six Light <No.6> Elements in Front & Elements in Rear Tumblehome, Plan Curve, Fog Lamp, Rear Combination Lamp, Rear spoiler, Rear Bumper

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