Get ready for an earphone Doodle-storm! |TIP108


We all know about Brainstorming. I was thinking about making a “Doodle-Storm”. Try, and send me yours !


It’s a real pleasure to get absorbed by the “Doodle-Storm” session – Drawing some free form of an Earphone. I didn’t give myself a time limit (I had the whole night in front of me). However, my aim was filling the full canvas of Sketchbook Pro before I fall asleep on my Wacom screen tablet Cintiq 22.

To avoid distraction (Facebook, Twitter, Emails…), I plug some
earphone in my ears and watch a movie while drawing. I realized that I could get more productive and creative that way linking pleasure of drawing with pleasure of watching a comedy.


00:26 I am sketching on Sketchbook Pro
00:32 Many Designers love that software
00:37 It’s light, and reproduce a natural feel of a pencil
00:47 Sketch your first lines with a light pressure
00:54 Then, bold the lines with more confidence
01:10 Vary the size of your sketches
01:50 Fill the blank space of sketches
02:14 Train your vision, drawing in multiple views
02:28 Press Ctrl-Z (Undo) to explore different lines
02:34 Add a POP of colour
02:40 To direct the viewer eye through the board
03:01 Music from, India

I invite you to take a pen, traditional or digital and make a try !
It’s fun.

Use colour Pop to make sketching stand out - Design sketching
Use colour Pop to make sketching stand out- Design sketchingUse a COLOR POP ! to make your sketches stand out.

Send me your artworks ! at [email protected]. 🙂

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If the sketching methods I’ve acquired aid me in my life and in my career, I believe that they can also help you to learn, and help you with your projects. Whether Design is a job or a hobby it doesn’t matter, so long as you do what is important to you.


  • Jay-Ahn

    Reply Reply May 29, 2015

    I want to know your brush setting:)

    • Chou-Tac Chung

      Reply Reply May 29, 2015

      Ahah, it’s very simple. It’s the setting by default of the pencil tool. I draw the earphones with Sketchbook Pro, not Photoshop. 🙂

  • les images 2 Renata

    Reply Reply March 10, 2015

    nice drawings, nice storm! I love also the color!

  • Carlos T

    Reply Reply February 19, 2015

    Great video! What settings do you use for the pencil tool? Do you change the pencil thickness yourself or is it just the pressure sensitivity settings?

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