How to draw straight lines + the Common mistakes | TIP 150 | VIDEO

Today is the 1st video of a series of 6 videos illustrating the exercises from the Designer Starter Kit. If you haven’t done it yet, you can download the book. You will find there the essentials information needed such as how to hold you pen, the body posture, the ghost drawing… Oh, the book is…

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8 Student tips to succeed in your art & design school

I’ve just received a happy message from Lola Lalic! She has been accepted into one of the best Design schools in her country! And I am glad the Design Sketchbook Tips got helped her to pass her entrance exam. My Design School Dream I still remember the day my Design school called me to announce…

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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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How to draw perspective easy (with this Sketching Exercise)! | TIP 201

Hello guys! How are you doing today? I am very happy to show you today a drawing exercise on the perspective that is to me just compulsory for any designer or artist to go through if you want to draw well in 3D. It’s something I feel super fun and I love to do it…

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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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Car design Tip | Sketch with the “Happy Accident”!

Hey guys, Today I would like to share with you a Tip I learned at my Design school. When I was student in Product design, I was so fascinated by Car design that I went to ask for information to the transport design students. One of them shared with me that his teacher one day…

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How to Draw a Cube with 2-Point Perspective Easy | TIP 155 | VIDEO

We saw previously How to draw a Cube with a 1-point perspective and how to recognize whether you need a 1 or 2-points perspective. I hope you enjoy how easy it is to learn with this tutorial made for beginners. Today, it’s time to learn how to draw a cube with a 2-point perspective step-by-step.…

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How to Draw a Cube Easy (1-Point Perspective)| TIP 154 | VIDEO

Learn perspective easy Pretty often beginners feel overwhelmed in front of perspective. There are so many lines going here and there that you even don’t know how to start. So I made this video to show you stroke-by-stroke how to draw a cube in an easy and simple way. (And the relaxing way) In this…

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Sharpen your sense of proportion | TIP 153 | VIDEO

Let’s continue with the video tutorials exported from the exercises you can find in the book: the Designer Starter Kit. Feel free to download it and find the right elements for a good start in Design sketching. This week we already saw in the video: How to draw straight lines How to draw perfect squares…

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How to draw perfect circles | TIP 152 | VIDEO

This week we already saw: How to draw straight lines How to draw perfect squares To carry on your progress on your sketching daily routine, let’s look at How to draw awesome circles ! Video tutorial in pictures below Start drawing a circle Visualise a point of connection Connect a circle at this point Do…

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How to draw perfect square + the common mistakes | TIP 151 | VIDEO

Today we carry on with the 2nd video of the series of 6 – illustrating the Designer Starter Kit book (Feel free to download it and start from there. It’s free.) VIDEO 2/6 How to draw a perfect square. If you have done well in the previous tutorial about How to make straight lines, this…

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Wonder what to draw? Look in your house! | TIP 149 | VIDEO

We often wonder what to draw. Today, I share with you a simple solution to get started – and create that “spark of inspiration” that will fill that blank page of plenty of your drawings! Draw your house! If you are looking for drawing cool ideas, pick up anything you like in your house, and…

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What is the best Ballpoint pen for drawing? | TIP 145

Arpithooda asked me on Instagram: What is your favorite black ballpoint pen? I thought you guys may ask yourself the same question about it. So let me share with you our discussion. Besides that, I would be curious to know which one is yours? Tell us in the comments. 🙂 My answer to Arpithooda: Hard…

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How to Draw a Bottle Easily (Product Design)|TIP 139 |VIDEO

Today I show you a simple and powerful sketching technique from product designers on How to draw transparent bottles easily. It’s a powerful technique to learn because you can use the same method to draw any product that is using also the “Revolution”. (In other words, anything that the profile turns in 360 degrees around…

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How to start drawing anything better in 4 steps | Random Product technique |Tip138

If you often wonder what to draw,today, let’s look at a 4 steps tutorial that will help you better draw any Product design in 3D. It’s perfect training for whom face the Malediction of the Blank page, where you may face these challenges: No inspiration, no ideas Even if you have ideas, you can’t visualize…

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