How to get a more sensitive pen with Sketchbook Pro? | MAKE YOUR SKETCH CHANGE THE WORLD | TIP 8 – 9

Earphone is a great subject for sketching various forms. They could be organic or minimalist. Today is just a quick sketch of an earphone which got a flat wire. The plus is that you could easily customize or replace the wire color. Simple. Did you notice that most of defectuous earphone come from the wire…

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Sketch with keyboard shortcut | TIP 6 – 7

Being not satisfied of the previous “Sketch 5 | Concept diving mask”, I decided to sketch a new version of it. Before starting, I keep in mind the mistakes I mentioned in that previous post. Chung Chou-Tac – Concept diving mask, 2014 TIP 6 Sketch with keyboard shortcuts Use the zoom in [Ctrl +]  and…

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Set up a high resolution file with Sketchbook Pro |TIP5

Even if I have spent quite some time on that sketch, I am not really fan of it. I was trying too hard hiding my mistakes by overloading it of details. I guess I blind myself and didn’t realize early enough that the sketch base was not right. It naturally gives a clumsy result. The…

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How to assemble a women body armour |TIP4

TIP 4 Assemble a body armour An armour can cover and hide a high percentage of the body. Visualize well the body below, it will help you to assemble that armour. You can leave a comment in the box below.

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DRY YOUR MARKER |TIP3

Today I’ve just get a set of 30 twin markers. The brand is TOUCHLIIT. My friend gave me a warm recommendation of them. Let’s try them! The sketches are done with the thick tip only. Unfortunately I didn’t get the “Layout paper” for markers. Be aware that by using normal paper, more ink will be…

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BE INSPIRED BY UNEXPECTED EXPERIENCES |TIP2

At Cuc Gach Quan, Saigon – I discovered a mix modern  and antique restaurant. The walls, props decoration has been preserved from decades. Bowls, spoon, wood chopsticks are authentic. You could see some cracks on the bowl edge, which was actually charming. Today generation loves to go there to find back some nostalgia, as they…

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SKETCH THE WORLD ! |TIP1

Last  night I received a call. My friend told me that I should draw something that I am not used to. That it would be a great start for the “365 keep sketching challenge”. That night he was playing football. He asked me to join them to sketch them playing. I told him that I…

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LEARN 1 TIP A DAY WITH THE 365 KEEP SKETCHING CHALLENGE !

Being a designer means spending your entire life learning from the things around you. Observe, analyze, and imagine as often as you can in order to better understand your environment. And above all, put your ideas down as sketches. Whether in snow, wind, or the middle of a storm, I draw anywhere: at my home,…

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Use a killer perspective for your sketch

A thorough understanding of perspective is indispensable for a solid foundation in drawing. Remember: Perspective is a highly effective tool for visual communication Perspective establishes a 3D image, representing volume in space by simulating the way a human eye sees. As with a camera, perspective can be manipulated or skewed to distort reality. This is…

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How to get your sketches convince your audience

A designer needs to be good at visual communication in order to defend his ideas and convince his audience.  Best presentation boards are the one which doesn’t needs the presence of anyone to give explanation. We want to be efficient, attracting and giving a path to people’s eyes on your presentation boards.* The technique that…

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“A man paints with his brains, not with his hands.”, Michelangelo

It’s often said that the artist Michelangelo was a genius. If his art is so impressive, it’s because he had an artistic approach that was, above all, scientific and pragmatic. Michelangelo was fascinated by the study of anatomy. To draw a body, he didn’t sketch just the visible muscles, but strove to understand all the…

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25cm straight lines without ruler

Before beginning this tutorial, I suggest you to refer to “Be a pro at dot-to-dot mastering straight lines” HOW DO I DO 25 CM STRAIGHT LINES Turn the paper 45 to 60 degrees. Adjust it to your convenience. Before drawing the line, simulate the gesture just above the paper*. Draw using the movement of your…

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How do I draw good hatching?

Remember, draw your lines in a clean way. Begin cleanly, and end cleanly. Meaning, try to keep even pressure and speed from beginning to end. Chou-Tac Chung – Hand sketch, 2008 HOw to get evenly spaced lines Count in your head steadily, like a metronome. For each beat, you draw a line. Keep a steady…

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How to draw straight lines (without ruler)

The straight line WITHOUT RULER It may seem easy to some people, and downright difficult to others. Nevertheless, try not to ignore its importance, because the straight line will be one of the basic skills that you must absolutely master. After this tutorial, at very least you’ll be a pro at Dot-to-dot! Monkeying around –…

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4 Simple steps From sketching to Photoshop rendering

A NIKE Tennis ware fashion illustration. Below is a quick tutorial of a Nike Tennis ware fashion illustration from sketching to Photoshop rendering in just 4 steps. All was done with a graphic tablet.   From left to right: – 0 Final result – 1 Body movement – 2 Body structure – 3 Clothing and…

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