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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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…

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