“Bring your sketch Alive!!” launch + 36 answers to your questions !

Hello ! Today, it’s time to publish the 2nd part of the questions you have sent to me these last few weeks! (We’ll cover 36 questions) Because I want you to progress much faster but also happier, I have prepared an online course where you will learn how to sketch within a community of passionates! You will…


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73 Things you asked about Design sketching | Part 1 (+ New upcoming Creative program 2017)

Hi guys, I hope you had a great day ! Here in Asia, it feels like Chinese New Year already. So everybody is happy and in a good mood the meet relatives. 🙂 I have prepared for you 73 little secrets (we’ start with 36 today, the rest tomorrow!) in response to your questions from…


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Edward Eyth (Marvel, S.Spielberg, Disney, Back to the future II…) | How he kept going to become a designer despite of the obstacles.

If you are in love with sketching and creativity, today is your lucky day! I would like to introduce you an amazing designer and professor: Edward Eyth.  He worked on projects for Steven Spielberg, Marvel, Disney, and he did concept design for the movie “Back to the Future II !! I was born in the 80’s and…


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Wanna grow your sketching level up? Surround yourself with passionate people who cares.

Hello ! Hello ! It’s ChouTac, How are you ? It’s Saturday, and Saturday is a Happy Day ! Why ? Because tomorrow is Sunday : D  Today, I got a little survey for you: https://goo.gl/forms/hOhjfzpaFci86fpM2 I believe we can achieve anything being happy. However, when we are beginner at something, we tend to see…


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Invest in yourself first. You don’t have to “chase” the latest designer tools.

Hey guys, I have just received a message from Krishna who told me a senior students offer her a Graphire tablet (It’s the early generation of graphic tablet from Wacom). She doesn’t have yet the budget for a Cintiq but she’is interested in an Intuos 3.  Let me show you why as a junior student, you may…


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Take this simple habit to attract design inspiration when you go for shopping :)

Sometime we wonder how to get more inspiration daily for our project at school. We may be tempted to buy books but they are pretty expensive as a student. Your teacher tell you to go to library, exposition and/or to be observant and get inspired from your daily surrouding wherever you go – which I…


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My new tech accessory: the Ergotron for Wacom Cintiq 22 !

Hey guys, Today I am super excited as one of my dream has been realised ! As a user of the Wacom Cintiq 22HD, I did myself a little present: The Ergotron arm ! If you are also a Wacom Cintiq user, I think you are gonna love it !  What is this about ? The Ergotron…


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7 Colour and Graphic websites to get inspired from for your mood boards

When I was student, we made a lot of mood boards to visually communicate on the brands, users and products. We spend hours looking at relevant pictures to convey our ideas on our presentation board. One of the main issue we faced was finding great websites where we could get unique pictures – so our…


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How to choose a ball point pen for sketching ? With Brent George pen test selection.

Hey guys, Which pen are you drawing with ? (Tell me in the comments !) If you are still wondering with which pen to start with, let me share with you the series of test from Brent George, one of my student at Sketch like the Pros did during the Module 1. I hope our today article will…


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Show all what you got in your design portfolio!

It’s 4:58 am and I can’t sleep. I guess I am still a bit Jetlagged after my 28 hours journey door to door from France to Singapore. I was in bed with my mind fully awake thinking about writing to guys. And I remembered something when I was at school, there was an interesting debate about:…


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Interview with Vincent Védie, who never gave up to follow his dream as a designer

Hey guys, Many of you told me it’s valuable to discover more about the profession of a Product designer – knowing more about the real life out there after your design school. Today, I am very happy to introduce you my friend, Vincent Védie. We are good friends and he has been my classmate for 4 years…


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Should I start learning to sketch on paper or Ipad Pro? | TIP 185

Hello from Paris Airport! It’s 6.19am, and I am waiting for my flight to Singapore with a transit at Ryhad. Today I wanna share with you a question I received from Yanik, who left a message on one of my video tutorial on Youtube. Oh, I will keep you updated about the preparation of the online…


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7 ways to build confidence in yourself as a designer

Hey guys!! I have been travelling these last 3 weeks in France, Boston and New York visiting family. Today, I am pretty excited to share with you something only a few know about. I tell you more at the end of this article! 🙂 But first, the topic of the day is something that matter more than anything: it’s self-confidence.…


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12 tips to progress faster as a student designer

  Erwan who is an upcoming student product designer, has just send me an email. He’s from France, 20 years old and will join soon the ISD Rubika design school at Valencienne (in France). How to start in great condition and progress fast? Hey Erwan, Your question is pretty interesting as it’s a sign that you are proactive, which…


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Start your sketch with a light pen pressure |TIP 182

It’s late at night, it’s quiet and I suddenly saw a small booklet I handmade with watercolour paper and a golden pliers I bought at Tokyu Hands shop. I grab the closest ballpoint pen I see and sketch. Sketching is like practicing sport. Start with a warm up! My first lines are a bit rigid. So…


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