How to draw the 3 basic forms of design sketching (Cube Sphere Cylinder)

Today is a wonderful Sunday! Sunny and happy like I love!Last night, I have prepared a video tutorial about the basics of design sketching: the cube, the sphere and the cylinder. At the end of this video, you will know how to draw them in an easy way.Remember to go through the Designer Starter Kit first. You can find it here. Get some paper…

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How to draw an electric Shaver Philips (with the Pilot Twin Marker)! / TIP 258

Hello guys! I am working on the release date of my course: Sketch Like The Pros. I will confirm it to you by email by this week! Make sure to register to the Waiting list to get the latest news. Today we are going to draw an Electric shaver Philips with a Pilot Twin Marker.…

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How to progress faster using the Copy-Doodle technique! / TIP 257

  First of all, I’m thinking of reopening the doors of my sketching course soon! (I open only 1 or twice a year only) In the next few days, I’ll send you an email asking for your personal input. :)) Stay tuned!One of the “Super power” of a designer is to draw form imagination FAST.But before being able to create, it is essential to learn how…

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Drawing on a coffee cup / TIP 256

This morning, I went to the World Coffee Museum at Buon Ma Thuot, the capital of Da Lak (Vietnam). It has a small-town feel and I liked it so much! The architecture design of the museum is sensual with its curvy shape. Isn’t it? You can see on the picture below the small model size…

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Sketch better (and faster) your product design in perspective using the Y-axis / TIP 255

>> Click here to join the CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE today! https://thedesignsketchbook.activehosted.com/f/3   Hey guys, welcome to thedesignsketchbook.com. And today we get inspired from this JOBY Tripod, for our tutorial of the day: how to draw with the Y-axis. I’m going to use my iPad and I’m opening the app Concepts. And we are going to…

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My first “Concepts app” sketching Tips on iPad Pro / TIP 254

You can download concepts app here for iPad Pro or Microsoft: https://concepts.app/en/ Hey guys, Welcome to TheDesignSketchbook.com. And today we discover the app Concepts on iPad Pro! But first of all, I have here a very special glove which is going to help me to solve one of the major problems that issue that has…

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Sketch at night to find inspiration / TIP 253 (Concepts app on iPAD Pro)

Last night, I was sketching a bit of concept arts at midnight (See sketch below). I am new at the app CONCEPTS. It can be a bit frustrating to learn the new functions and trying to adapt or change our sketching habits. But sketching at night makes that moment peaceful. It reminded me my design…

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How to draw with Contour lines and draw faster, cleaner, better (Your first steps) TIP 252

Hey guys today let’s see how to do contour lines. Your first steps. I am Chou-Tac. So welcome to the Design Sketchbook. And before getting started, I would like to invite you to download the designer starter kit. And you can get the link in the description below. http://www.thedesignsketchbook.com/sign-up-and-receive-the-ebook-the-designer-starter-kit/ So to get started this, what…

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Participate to #Productober (Inktober for Industrial Designers)!

 Do you know Inktober? What is #inktober It is a 31 days drawing challenge created by Jake Parker in 2009, a comic artist. He wanted to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits.  Since his challenge has been deployed worldwide! Every October of the year, Jake Parker publish an official list of drawing…

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How to make “Luck a skill” and get amazing Design opportunities / TIP250

  At my first year of design school,  I remember my classmates and I said “Oh they are so lucky!” about great students going to the best design companies for internship or job. They went to Nike in Portland, Louis Vuitton in Paris, Toyota in Tokyo, Adidas in Germany… Students who started like us traveled…

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Hang out with better student designer than you! / TIP 249

You are a beginner? You feel lonely and you can’t progress? That’s normal. Most beginners feel shy when they start. If you are in this case, Do you hide your design drawings and creation? So no one can see your things? Hiding is the best way to protect ourselves from critics. As you can’t possibly fail if nobody sees…

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NOISLI: The app to boost your productivity with zen using the sound of nature and coffee shop! / TIP 248

When you are a design student or a freelance, you need self-discipline to get things done. You have no boss to “scold you” 😛 You have no one to make sure you’ll respect the deadline. You finish your task last minute with intense stress as you may: Not deliver on time to your client Propose a superficial work…

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What music to draw for hours with concentration? / TIP 247

Today, I wanna share with you a simple TIP, yet essential for your drawing routine as a designer. Do you listen to music when you draw? If yes, what’s your favorite selection to find concentration and gain in productivity? Tell us in the comments! Because music can also be distracting.  I realize others help me…

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7 Clichés about Designers / TIP 246

Hello !! If you are a designer or a student designer. What does your friend, family think about your activity? What are the questions people ask about your job? You realize the same questions come up. That there is plenty of clichés about you as a designer. I dig today for you the 7 clichés I…

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Is it hard to create for a designer? / TIP 245

Yesterday 12.00pm, I went at the French restaurant L’Usine. It was my second meeting with my “Tinder date” Ngoc. *Pronounced “Gnop” in Vietnamese with a bit inflated cheeks like a pouting baby. I was very excited to meet her again because we are very different​, but have essential things in common. I felt I could…

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