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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How to draw hatching and rise your Speed of sketching / TIP 235

Hello ! I hope you are having a great week-end ! : ) In product design sketching there is something essential you need to have: It is your Speed of sketching. That’s what I’m going to help you with today. I do use Hatching in all my sketches : Faster you draw, more ideas you can drop on…

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36 sketching TIPS from the “7 meter Sneakers Sketch Challenge” !

To make sure you receive news on the launch of the Sneaker Sketching course, make sure to Register to the blog ! 🙂 It took me 10 hours and 30 minutes of sketching to complete the 7 meter canvas in 4 days. It’s an amazing experience I recommend you to do once in a while to sit, focus, and enjoy…

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Drawing with ARTBOOKS CHALLENGE #1 / Inkwork by Darren Quach

  As a Product Designer, I find plenty of inspiration in Sci-fi movies such as Star wars and Concept art sketches. * You can discover Edward Eyth interview who created plenty of sketches and innovation for Back To the Future II, Disney, MARVEL… that inspire nowadays creation such as the kitchen robot ! Recently I asked…

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How to draw New products in 3 steps with this simple creative technique

Today we are going to cover a sketching technique to draw more creative sketches in few minutes only ! I love using it when I have no idea what to draw. : P If you face the blank page or feel afraid of sketching, I invite you to try this technique that will give you…

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5 reasons why you should NOT start learning to sketch with a Graphic tablet (but with a ball point pen)

How are you today ? . . Summer holiday period is starting ! : ) I hope you are crazy boosted for enjoying this free time for what you love: Sketching ! And get a great practice before going back to your Design school in September. . If you have any question during your journey about…

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No time for sketching? How designers draw anywhere!

Hello ! It’s Chouchou ! Do you feel having no time for sketching ? Let me help you on that. Today, let me show you the behind the scene of a daily designer routine. You will see that it is actually plenty of fun when you stop looking for perfection ! One of the main…

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21 Drawing tips to make a Super cool Designer Sketchbook (with Antonio member of Sketch Like The Pros from Madrid)

  Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How are you doing today ? I am now at the bar of the airport hotel Ibis. Tomorrow early morning I fly to Tokyo ! From where I will take inspiration like a sponge and keep bringing you guys more and more values on the Design Sketchbook blog. As a…

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How to draw a Go Pro Hero 5 |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. And I though it would be cool to share with you one of the video of the week! But first,…

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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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Start your sketch with a light pen pressure |TIP 182

It’s late at night, it’s quiet and I suddenly saw a small booklet I handmade with watercolour paper and a golden pliers I bought at Tokyu Hands shop. I grab the closest ballpoint pen I see and sketch. Sketching is like practicing sport. Start with a warm up! My first lines are a bit rigid. So…

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Doodle on receipts at Starbucks | TIP 167

My girlfriend and I went to Starbuck last Tuesday. She likes to go there to work without distraction. So I was pretty much bored. I took a pen and draw on her receipt what I saw around me. Basically, the shop Nubox and Subway. What I like with doodling on receipt is that you do…

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Before / After 3 months of [Sketch like the Pros] course| Lucas Hippolyte, 15 yo | Big progression

I am preparing the reopening of the registration of Sketch Like The Pros design course. To help you build your motivation and self-confidence, I want to show you that anyone who start as a true-beginner can succeed. No matter your age and initial skill. Lucas is a great example (See more below). Remember, if you…

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New sketching pens ! Love the Signo Uni-Ball colours from Mitsubishi.

Tonight I was chilling in the shopping mall NEX at Serangoon, and “randomly” went to the pen shop! In this article below, you will see few quick sketches I made with the Signo Uni-Ball gel pen showing you some Tips about circles on cubes. If you want to glearn more from a video tutorial, you…

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What is your favourite Ball point pen ? | TIP 145

Arpithooda asked me on Instagram : What is my favourite black ball point pen ? I though you guys may ask yourself the same question about it. So let me share with you our discussion. Beside that, I would be curious to know which one is yours ? Tell us in the comments. 🙂 My…

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