Sketching on National TV in Vietnam !

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How are you today ? . Last month, I had the chance to present a national TV SHOW called: VIETNAM DISCOVERY where I make a Travel Sketchbook ! . Let me share with you what I learned from it, and how it can help you sketch more often and get result. . When…

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Why to become a Product Designer is now the Greatest time! – Jongho LEE from SAMSUNG Art and Design Institute

Hello, it’s Chou-Tac, Today we travel to South-Korea to discover the Samsung Art & Design Institute (SADI), a great Design school from Seoul !  Let’s meet up with JONGHO LEE ! I am glad he accepted today interview as he has a precious point of view about design. He has the willing to share with us his experience…

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Drawing with ARTBOOKS CHALLENGE #1 / Inkwork by Darren Quach

  As a Product Designer, I find plenty of inspiration in Sci-fi movies such as Star wars and Concept art sketches. * You can discover Edward Eyth interview who created plenty of sketches and innovation for Back To the Future II, Disney, MARVEL… that inspire nowadays creation such as the kitchen robot ! Recently I asked…

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How to draw New products in 3 steps with this simple creative technique

Today we are going to cover a sketching technique to draw more creative sketches in few minutes only ! I love using it when I have no idea what to draw. : P If you face the blank page or feel afraid of sketching, I invite you to try this technique that will give you…

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How to start drawing in perspective with this New drawing tool ! (for beginners)

I am publishing something new for you guys. It’s to introduce you a Kickstarter Campaign for beginner designers ! It is a New drawing tool that help you draw basic volumes using ISOMETRIC perspective: The MICRODOT®. 🙂  If you love it and wanna receive your own MICRODOT® (international delivery) from £3 (about $4USD) you can join and support…

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How a Designer become more creative looking for “Problems” !

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, Today I got a Designer creative routine for you to implement daily. So you’ll generate thousands of new ideas !  I am writing to you from the 24-hours Automatic laundrymat. My clothes are turning in the machine like inside an infinite rollercoaster. It’s pretty hypnotic. When I see the colourful clothes…

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How bad do you want to be a Product designer ?

15th July 2018: France won the World Cup !!! Last night I discovered 2 players from the French team come from my hometown, Troyes ! I feel so happy that YES people from my small town can rise to become Champion of the Football World cup !   It always reminds me how much Success…

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How to draw Straight lines with confidence as a Designer/ The 4 exercises

Hello guys ! Many beginners wonder how to get started in design sketching. You may tend to have clumsy sketches no matter how much effort you put in. A good way to improve from start is to work on your quality of lines. So you will gain confidence using the basic movement of sketching. And…

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5 reasons why you should NOT start learning to sketch with a Graphic tablet (but with a ball point pen)

How are you today ? . . Summer holiday period is starting ! : ) I hope you are crazy boosted for enjoying this free time for what you love: Sketching ! And get a great practice before going back to your Design school in September. . If you have any question during your journey about…

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How to make your character design attractive and interesting ?

Vivek Rai was sending me by email a pretty cool picture from a school task he had about creating characters. He asked me some tips about: How to generate ideas to create Character design ? The whole idea is to make interesting features pop out. To do so, we need a story. A good story gives…

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How to be more creative daily ? From an artist point of view, with Renata.

  Hello guys ! Today I would like to share with you a video I made with my friend RENATAShe’s an artist, and draw daily for pleasure with a ball point pen.She has a blog in French: https://lesimages2renata.com/ We know each other for quite a while and I really enjoy how she does push her…

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2 reasons why a mom encourages her son to become a designer

Today I would like to share with you an inspiring discussion I had. While many parents push their kids to become a Doctor, Lawyer, Engineer… I met a mom who support her son’s interest for drawing to become a Designer. But before sharing with you the 2 main reasons she do so, let’s see why…

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No time for practice ? How a designer sketch anytime, anywhere !

Hello ! It’s Chouchou ! Do you feel having no time for sketching ? Let me help you on that. Today, let me show you the behind the scene of a daily designer routine. You will see that it is actually plenty of fun when you stop looking for perfection ! One of the main…

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21 Drawing tips to make a Super cool Designer Sketchbook (with Antonio member of Sketch Like The Pros from Madrid)

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How are you doing today ?  I am now at the bar of the airport hotel Ibis. Tomorrow early morning I fly to Tokyo ! From where I will take inspiration like a sponge and keep bringing you guys more and more values on the Design Sketchbook blog. As a designer,…

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How to draw a Go Pro Hero 5 Camera Tip 211

Hello ! I often receive messages of aspiring designers who do not dare sketching, worried of making mistakes. To help you overcoming this fear, I am giving a 7 day sketching challenge to my students.   And I though it would be cool to share with you one of the video of the week! But…

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