Let’s sketch Harley Quinn ! (Demo and drawing Tips)

If you follow me for a while,
you know how I invite you to explore diverse sketching style
to build up your own as a Designer.

If like me you like the Marvel and DC, you might like today video :).

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How to make big progress with Sketching Challenge ?

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, It’s 11am here in France. And before going to gym, I wanted to announce that this week: I am starting a 7 meters of “Sneaker Sketching Challenge” !  Yes ! it is about 4 times my height ! Ohoh !! (I am 1,80m) A while ago I even did a 18 meters roll of…

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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 make your character design attractive and interesting ?

Vivek Rai was sending me by email a pretty cool picture from a school task he had about creating characters. He asked me some tips about: How to generate ideas to create Character design ? The whole idea is to make interesting features pop out. To do so, we need a story. A good story gives…

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How to be more creative daily ? From an artist point of view, with Renata.

  Hello guys ! Today I would like to share with you a video I made with my friend RENATA She’s an artist, and draw daily for pleasure with a ball point pen. She has a blog in French: https://lesimages2renata.com/ We know each other for quite a while and I really enjoy how she does…

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Portfolio application for Design school // with Art Center LIVE Q&A CHAT // Take some notes !!

START (0:00) Hey guys! How you doing? Today, I’m pretty excited because we have done something which is pretty new. So for the first time we have organized a Live Q and A chats. We have the followers of the Designs Sketchbook Blog and we have ART CENTER College of Design where we are meeting…

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What it takes to become a Designer: The Designer Coffee Chat #2 with Dwayne Vance

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/N5L2-kdnZDI” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe> I had the great honour to chat with Dwayne Vance ! Together we share about what it takes to become a designer. I am a super fan of Dwayne’s work, especially because of a sentimental attachement for the products he created at Hot Wheels…

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How to draw a Super-Hero (Photoshop) |TIP 140 |VIDEO

Hey today is a sketch of a Super-hero made with Photoshop. Actually I did that video just for myself and for fun. But I though I could add some Tips to share with you through this sketch. 1- The vertical axis here is here a symmetry axis of reference of the body. I want my…

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Concept art collaboration Choutac x Adrien Wira |TIP99

My friend Adrien Wira and I tried something new, a Collaboration. It’s something I never though about till Adrien suggested the idea. We know each other for a while. We was classmate at Creapole-ESDI, in Paris studying Product design. Adrien is a talented Footwear designer at Adidas, in Germany. We used to work in the…

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How to get a symmetrical sketch in perspective ? Use the “Middle line” |TIP 94

The middle line is essential to any designer. Mother nature made most of the thing on earth and outer space symmetrical. The human, then creates object mostly symmetrical as well. You may want to draw a spaceship, a rasor, a lamp, a car, a fashion model…anything symmetrical, use the Middle line. It’s mostly applicable for…

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18 meters of sketches in 7 Days >> Roll of Paper Challenge |TIP93

7-days Roll of paper challenge I started without knowing the lenght of the roll. But I needed to set up a time limit to the challenge. I took 7 days, fair enough. The challenge is not about making each sketch a piece of art, but a design journey to study and explore “new sketching territories”.…

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Roll of paper challenge – Day 2 – How to regain motivation at drawing ? |TIP91

Second day of the Roll of paper challenge. My mood is not there. I sit and carry on drawing on the roll of paper. About 1.50meter later, I am not much happy with the results. I feel inefficient. I realised that I am not focused, and my imagination is dry. I don’t want to give…

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Roll of paper challenge: 7 days to fill the roll of sketches | Concept art |TIP90

To improve we need to regularly get out of our comfort zone. It’s something that we don’t do naturally. Relax, in sketching we can only improve. Even a little, it’s still a step forward. So keep in my mind your goal, and keep going. A friend of mine, passionate of concept art recommended me to…

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Study mechanical pieces for credible Concept art engines |TIP88

I would like to create more “credible” concept art engines. For that, I need to study mechanical pieces having a basic understanding of the functions. That will be my “raw” material. To increase my creativity while I sketch Concept art engine, I feed my memory of forms. It’s good sometime to select my own inspiration…

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Get inspired from human or animals to draw concept art |TIP87

A great trick to make concept art engine more fascinating, is to give them a “soul”. How ? By giving them hands, eyes, head, skeleton, anything related to human or animals, your engine won’t be just a robot anymore. You give “him” the ability to think, and being able of self decision of movement. Yesterday…

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