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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What (2D and 3D) software for industrial designer ?

Hello guys ! I received an email from Pio Tran about which softwares to learn to become an industrial designer. There is no unique answer to this. However here is my response. First of all, depending on which field you choose among the industrial design, you may need more the 2D software type than 3D…

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Why anyone with GOOD LOGIC can learn how to sketch ?

Hello from Osaka ! I am travelling with my good friend Eliane and her big family in Japan. We are a group of 10 people travelling all over Japan ! :).Last night, we arrived at a new apartment near Namba area, we rented for few days. After unpacking my things, I sat on the sofa,…

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“I have no time for sketching. » >> A simple trick to save 5 months of practice for your degree!

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How are you doing today ?I know how we all have a busy life, and how many beginners has little time to pursue their passion for sketching.Have you ever said: “I have no time to sketch.” – “I feel guilty, I procrastinate and stagnate.” “Damn… I wish I could make it…

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What matter more than you sketching or creativity skills to grow like crazy.

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How things going today ? At noon, I met Eugene and his wife Mandy for lunch at Ho Chi Minh City. They are such a lovely couple. Vietnam is the 3rd country I met in real life people who follow the Design Sketchbook blog. It’s meaningful to me and I feel…

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To progress faster, don’t be precious with your sketches | TIP 215

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac How are you today ?Last day I was at Panam, a French pub in Ho Chi Minh owned and driven by my franco-viet friends Khiem and Remy.I enjoy going there to chill and eat Kebab.They make the greatest Kebab in town with amazing Belgium fries. YUM !! The pub is hidden…

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“I am a designer and introvert.” A simple trick to socialize and make people remember you. : )

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac A lot of designers happened to be introvert (included me),and we may suffer from not being able to socialize with peopleas easy as we would like to. Let’s me share with you a simple trick I practice, and start giving results. 🙂 Have you ever met nice people and forgot their…

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Is the best Pho in France or Vietnam ? How this little chat inspires me as a designer.

  Hello guys from Vietnam ! How are you doing today ?Here is pretty rainy (Raining season), and I just came back from lunch. I am thinking to start sharing with you more about my daily inspiration thoughts or inspiration as a product designer. As I believe that design sketching techniques are just one piece…

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Meeting John in Singapore at Basheer Graphics| Sketch Like the Pros VIP member

I have just met John in Singapore. He’s one of my VIP member of Sketch Like The Pros. It happenned we were both in Singapore, so we decided to meet up and say hello. 🙂 He’s from China, and moved to Singapore for work. It is the first time I have the chance to meet one…

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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 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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