How to draw cylinders in any angles with the “Packaging box” technique

Hello ! Today I would like to share with you a simple technique to help you better visualise in 3D. We’ll go through the basics of perspective to draw ellipses in 3D, then cylinders. We’ll go straight to the point, so I recommend you to get started by downloading the Designer Starter Kit first.  Have fun…

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How to draw Sneakers in 3D (The express live demo in Madrid)

In visit to Madrid, My parents and I had the chance to meet up Pedro, Antonio and Amor eating Tapas. The whole night, we talk about design, sketching and many other topic related. During the conversation, Antonio asked me if I could show him how to sketch a sneaker in 3D. So we decided to…

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How to get started in Design Sketching (Question from Omar)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj4ZJDRAGKs&w=560&h=315]   Hello guys, I have received a question from Omar on The Design Sketchbook Instagram  about How to get started in design sketching. I will also share with you the common mistake from beginners that you should stop doing to progress much faster as a product designer. Feel free to comment, like and share…

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How to draw nice 3d planes to set up your perspective easily.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrb-4ASTo2s&w=560&h=315] Hello, it’s Chouchou ! Christmas is coming ! I hope you are having plenty of fun, and wish you plenty of great time in family and beloved one. 🙂If you did follow me on Instagram stories, I had fun looking for presents for my baby niece :). I am going to see her tomorrow !!I…

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9 sketching tips for beginners drawing a Power Bank

Hello guys, today I am in London visiting my friends, and also Vietdong, who is one of my new beginner student of Sketch Like The Pros. We are going to do a quick demo giving you 9 sketching tips for beginners, drawing a Power bank. 🙂 See you ! Cheers, Chou-Tac

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How to stop sketching flat in 2D and start drawing in 3d volumes

Ola from Madrid ! Como estas ? I am now writing to you from Spain, where I am visiting Madrid with my parents. And also preparing the next video vlogging I did in London last week-end – where I had a dinner with one of my student, VietDong. 🙂 Meanwhile, I have prepared for you…

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How to draw an infinity of products with ellipses and cylinders.

Hello guys ! My friends call me Chouchou, I am a Product designer 🙂 To get started in design sketching, I invite you to download the Designer Starter Kit : https://training.thedesignsketchbook.com/the-designer-starter-kit-lp FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/thedesignsketchbook INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/thedesignsketchbook To contact me, simply send me an email at [email protected] 🙂 What the Designer Starter Kit book will teach you ? The Book includes 4 simple…

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How about Vlogging for the Design Sketchbook ? :)

Hello !! It’s Chouchou, 🙂 I hope you had a great week-end plenty of fun ! 2018 is coming already, I started to plan the next year projects for The Design Sketchbook ! I am happy to say I am preparing more videos, more tutorials, designer interviews from around the world ! (Such as with Dwayne Vance,…

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The big mistake we all do during a design job interview.

Hello guys, As a designer we learn how to promote our projects. We put a lot of effort in our portfolio, but sometime we face difficulties to promote ourself for a job or internship interview. Too many junior fail at doing that following mistake during an interview, which is fortunately easy to solve. To illustrate this, let…

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How long should I practice per day to be good at sketching?

Hey guys, It’s Chou-Tac, A question I receive pretty often is: How long should I practice per day to be good at sketching ? I tell my students to draw at least 15 minutes per session to get into it. Which means it is the minimum needed to absorb the lessons and have a first practice…

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Big progress from Kasra: « I do not believe in innate talent. »

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, I remember how much important it was for me to be inspired from other student to boost my motivation. Because I wanted to reach their level, I was drawing more often and keep looking at what techniques they were using. This is why today, I would like to introduce you Kasra…

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How to draw Appealing Perspective with the CUBE MANIA Challenge Part 3/3 !

Hello Hello !! It’s Chou-Tac, My nose is running, so sooorry if you may hear my voice a bit like a duck in the video ! 😛 I hope everything goes well and happy on your side ! Today, is time to go further on the CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE Part 3/3. If you haven’t seen…

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Here we go for the CUBE MANIA Challenge ! VIDEO 2/3

Hello Hello !! Yesterday we saw the Part 1 of the Cube Mania challenge. We get familiar with drawing cubes in 2-point perspective, but also how to expand its dimension in all directions. You can click here to start with this video here. And if you are a true-beginner, remember to download the Designer Starter…

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Start drawing in 3D with The CUBE MANIA Challenge ! VIDEO 1/3

Hi guys, I sometime receive email from aspiring designers who wonder how to start drawing in 3D. If you also may wonder the same question. You also may face this situation:Whatever you draw looks flat. Even though you may use a reference product from real life or a picture, your sketch end looking flat like…

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How Parker became one of the top design sketcher of his class (and impress his classmates !)

Hi guys, I have just received an happy email from Parker, who is a member of my course Sketch Like The Pros. With great motivation and work, he now becomes one of the Top sketcher of his class ! YahoO !! How did he achieved this ? Here are some TIPS: First, When Parker acquire…

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