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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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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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” to know what to draw. So you will fill that blank page of plenty of your drawings! Draw your house! If you are looking for drawing cool ideas, pick up anything…

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Drawing Tips you should know about the ballpoint pen

I am completely a ballpoint pen person for drawing. Bics, felt-tipped pens, markers, double-tipped pens, pens with nibs large and small; I have tried hundreds of different types and styles. I especially like to try out the test papers in stores. It’s a relaxing shopping venture. Here is a selection of my best pens of…

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How to Draw Straight Lines

HOW TO DRAW STRAIGHT LINES | THE 4 CONFIDENCE EXERCISES Hello guys! Many beginners wonder how to get started in Industrial design sketching. You may tend to have clumsy sketches no matter how much effort you put in. A good way to improve from start is to work on your quality of lines. It all…

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How to Draw a Plug Easy (Block Sketching Technique)

How to Draw a Plug Easy (with the Block Sketching Technique) Today, we draw a plug design by APPLE. And you learn the Block Sketching Technique. Study it and it will open in front of you a door with an infinity of Product sketching possibilities! To follow this tutorial, you need to go through the…

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How to Draw a Sphere | Easy Shadow

How to draw cast shadow on sphere step by step

There are plenty of complex explanations of “How to shade a sphere” on the Internet. And they are overwhelming! This following 6 steps shadow drawing tutorial is made easy:I made it simple for Industrial design beginners to start gaining confidence in sketching with “How to draw a sphere with easy shadow”. I believe in learning…

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Is it hard to create for a designer?

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 a Cube (1-Point Perspective)

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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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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Perspective Drawing (Easy Workshop)

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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