24 Tips to improve your Product Design sketching skills with a Cordless Grinder

Today I would like to share with you how you can start drawing from a reference picture to create your own product design !

I started to search on Google pictures about tools and found out an interesting cordless grinder. 

I share with you a series of 24 sketching tips to improve your sketching skills !


Below the screenshot of the series of tips from the video.
You can download the Jpg of this series here.

Sketching TIP 1: Take inspiration from existing products

Sketching TIP 1 Take inspiration from existing products

Sketching TIP 2: Choose a wider angle of perspective

Sketching TIP 2 Choose a wider angle of perspective

Sketching TIP 3: Draw the main sections

Sketching TIP 3 Draw the main sections

Sketching TIP 4: Import existing details

Sketching TIP 4 Import existing details

Sketching TIP 5: Sketch Roughly the shape of the focus point

Sketching TIP 5 Sketch Roughly the shape of the focus point

Sketching TIP 6: Use construction lines to visualise better

Sketching TIP 6 Use construction lines to visualise better

Sketching TIP 7: Always start with light lines

Sketching TIP 7 Always start with light lines

Sketching TIP 8: Use bolder lines for the product itself

Sketching TIP 8 Use bolder lines for the product itself

Sketching TIP 9: Think about functions

Sketching TIP 9 Think about functions

Sketching TIP 10: Draw a minimalist handle to see throught it

Sketching TIP 10 Draw a minimalist handle to see throught it

Sketching TIP 11: Make sure the handle follow the same perspective

Sketching TIP 11 Make sure the handle follow the same perspective

Sketching TIP 12: Draw like if the handle was not there

Sketching TIP 12 Draw like if the handle was not there

Sketching TIP 13: “Scult” removing or adding material

Sketching TIP 13 Scult removing or adding material

Sketching TIP 14: Make sure details follow also the perspective of the main volume !

Sketching TIP 14 Make sure details follow also the perspective of the main volume

Sketching TIP 15: Use hatching to block some areas

Sketching TIP 15 Use hatching to block some areas

Sketching TIP 16: Add some writing to space up !

Sketching TIP 16 Add some writing to space up

Sketching TIP 17: Think “inside” the box !

Sketching TIP 17 Think inside the box

Sketching TIP 18: Experiment

Sketching TIP 18 Experiment

Sketching TIP 19: Think of the user’s needs

Sketching TIP 20 Take your time to refine and relax

Sketching TIP 20: Take your time to refine and relax

Sketching TIP 20 Take your time to refine and relax

Sketching TIP 21: No need to be perfect. But make sur the perspective is correct

Sketching TIP 21 No need to be perfect. But make sur the perspective is correct

Sketching TIP 22: Add a logo using a frame.

Sketching TIP 22 Add a logo using a frame

Sketching TIvP 23: Add extra axis and circular curves for dynamism !

Sketching TIP 23 Add extra axis and circular curves for dynamism

Sketching TIP 24: Add a quick shadow below

Sketching TIP 24 Add a quick shadow below

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About The Author

Chou-Tac

Hello ! My name is Chou-Tac. I am a product designer from France. If the sketching methods I’ve acquired aid me in my life and in my industrial design career, I believe that they can also help you reach your design goal as a student or professional. My aim to help you all along with your design projects and journey. Anytime, feel free to leave a comment in the blog or send me an email at [email protected] : )

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