About the Author
Scott Robertson has almost two decades of experience teaching how to design, draw, and render at the
highest college level. He has authored or co-authored 11 books on design and concept art. In addition to books, he has
co-produced over 40 educational DVDs with The Gnomon Workshop, of which nine feature his own lectures. For several
years, Scott chaired the Entertainment Design department at Art Center College of Design. He frequently lectures around
the world for various corporations, colleges, and through his own workshop brand, SRW. In addition to teaching, Scott
has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from vehicle and alien designs for the Hot Wheels animated series
Battle Force Five, to theme park attractions such as the Men in Black ride in Orlando, Florida for Universal Studios.
Some of his clients include the BMW subsidiary Design-works/USA, Bell Sports, Giro, Mattel Toys, Spin Master Toys,
Patagonia, the feature film Minority Report, Nike, Rockstar Games, Sony Online Entertainment, Sony Computer
Entertainment of America, Buena Vista Games, THQ, and Fiat to name just a few.
Thomas Bertling has an extensive background as a successful industrial designer and engineer, with a varied array of
clients such as Disney, Samsung, and Whole Foods, and a diverse portfolio of completed products on the market, from
state-of-the-art medical innovations to combat-ready military vehicles. This hands-on expertise gives him a distinct
approach and remarkable edge in addition to being an acclaimed design educator. With substantial experience teaching all
levels of perspective sketching and construction to both university students and corporate clients, he has created
comprehensive and proven curricula rooted in practicality and real-world application. He currently serves as Director of
Entertainment Design at Art Center College of Design as well as teaching several courses and training faculty members.