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 of my Private group: “Bring Your Sketch Alive”.   And I though it would be cool to share with you…




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How a passionate candidate “beat” skilled designers with years of experience.

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, In your opinion, who got more value:  Someone skilled with years of experience or a young passionate ?   In my previous company, (shoes and fashion industry in Singapore) my colleague needed to hire someone to join her team. But she had to go for a business trip in China. She…




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How I survived design school and get my dream job.

I still wonder how I survived my design school. . We had a ton of projects. I remember wondering if they put that pressure on us on purpose. . Maybe they wanted to make us overwhealmed, to see if we could manage the intense pressure and workload ? . I could not finish all my projects It was…




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How to draw a box with a hole inside in perspective ? TIP 208

Hey guys ! Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac These last 2 weeks has been full of emotion. Sketch Like The Pros 2017 registration are now closed, and we are now starting with members. And I wanted to thank you all of you guys support. The blog started in 2014, and I am alway  happy to keep publishing…




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How to succeed your design school or job interview.

Hello Design lovers ! Many of you may be preparing their portfolio to enter a design school, internship or a designer job position. But there is a huge and common mistake I want you to avoid. I divided this in 2 parts: First about the oral presentation of yourself, and second for when you will show your…




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Why you should start your industrial design sketches very light ? TIP 206 (especially for heavy wrist sketchers)

Hello Design Sketchers !   If you have a heavy wrist tendency, this article is gonna help you realise how much being gentle with you pen matter. If you have this tendency, many of your sketches may tend to look messy. You might have difficulties to finish your sketches, or giving them details and the overall may look…




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How drawing a sketch you feel ashame of, can matter 100.000 times more than nothing. – Interview with Kim, a baker from Seoul who sketch

Hello Design sketchers ! Too many beginners are afraid of sketching, being afraid of what other people may think. Feeling ashame of showing their clumsy drawings so much they decided to do not sketch at all. “It’s like Oh I can’t sing, so I don’t sing. But then how are you gonna learn how to…




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The Designer Coffee Chat#1 “I want to draw stuff from the future.” – Michael DiTullo

Hey guys! Today, I am super happy to share with you the 1st Design Sketchbook COFFEE CHAT ! 🙂 I hope interviewing more designers around the world to demystify the creative and design industry. Like what Michael DiTullo told me this morning: there is someone behind every object you see around you ! 🙂 Today I have…




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Draw for yourself. Not the number of likes or followers on Instagram.

Instagram is an amazing tool to publish your work online and get feedbacks, but especially likes and followers. You gain exposure, you gain popularity. It’s to me great, but there is an other side of the coin if you let yourself get hynotised by these “virtual numbers of glory”. It may affect your long term…




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Design Sketchbook Live #2 | How to draw a dog house in perspective !

Hello Design sketchers ! 😀 It’s my second time I do a Sketching live tutorial for you guys on Facebook! It was a real pleasure to help you, and intereact with you in Live! Below you can find the replay and practice! We’ll cover in 1 hour, these 3 main points.  Part 1- Why most beginners…




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How to level up your design sketches in 3D ? With 2-point perspective | TIP 201

Hello guys ! How are you doing today ? I am very happy to show you today an exercise that is to me just compulsory to go through if you want to draw well in 3D. It’s something I feel super fun and I love do it as a concentration game. I call this the “Move…




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Are you doing this sketching mistake ? TIP 200

Hello guys ! Today I wanna share with you a common mistake thay may damage your progress for long if you are not aware of it. You will see that it’s a very simple thing, but worth to mention. . I have received a video from Jasper who is a student of my course Sketch like the Pros. He…




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How to draw a sphere + an ellipse on its surface in 2 min ! (Light bulb) | TIP 199

  Hello guys, How are you today ? I was giving some corrections to one of my student Zhen Bian from China from my course Sketch like the Pros – and I though I could share it with you too ! The exercise is about drawing a light bulb. And here is a quick tutorial showing the first…




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Don’t play Pokemon Go! Go catch inspiration with your pen in your Sketchbook !!| TIP 198

Hello guys from Korea ! I am now in Seoul, and it’s super cold like being in a freezer. I went to find refuge in a caffe to warm myself and sketch. I sit, opened my sketchbook and found the unfinish fish below. I decided to complete it today, which is 7 months later. 🙂 I…




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3 techniques to give visual impact to your sketches | The Design Sketchbook Show! #1

Hi guys, Today I am in Seoul, Korea ! It’s amazing and also super cold here. About -7 degrees outside. Ohoh ! Getting warmer back in my room, I thought it would be cool to publish the replay of our Design Sketchbook Show here in the blog ! In case you missed it, I show you…




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