How to draw with proper standing posture

How to Draw with Proper Standing Posture

DRAWING TIP-A-DAY CHALLENGE 5/30 You love going out drawing urban sketching, statues in a museum, people in the street, do product observation in shops… But you struggle to draw on the go? To solve this, I found a great accessory to make drawing outside fun and comfortable. So you can draw anything you see standing…

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5 Tips to find your best ballpoint pen for drawing!

5 Tips to find your best ballpoint pen for drawing!

This morning, I arrived 1 hour early to the Consulate of France. I walked around to kill time and I found a pen shop! Let’s test some pens to look for one with good comfort and that will bring higher results in drawings for your sketchbook! 5 good practice to choose the best ballpoint pen…

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How to Draw an Ellipse Freehand

DRAWING TIP-A-DAY CHALLENGE: 3/30 “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee If you are a beginner, drawing basic forms is difficult. You lack confidence, and no matter how much you try, you fail at drawing freehand ellipses.…

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How to draw Cylinder forms (to create many products)!

DRAWING TIP-A-DAY CHALLENGE: 2/30 TIP 1| Draw with a Papermate Flair M Learning a new technique is often intimidating at the start. As a beginner, we lack precision. This is why I recommend you to practice with a thicker felt nib: The Papermate Flair M is my favorite. Draw without looking for perfection and enjoy…

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How to draw BackPack thumbnails

How to draw multiple backpack designs with thumbnails

DRAWING TIP-A-DAY CHALLENGE 1/30 How to find ideas drawing with thumbnails? If you wonder what to draw, thumbnails are great to generate ideas. I love drawing with thumbnails. It’s a fast sketching method to come up with multiple and creative ideas in a very short time. Multiply ideas fast. You don’t want to make 1…

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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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How to draw 3D Cube (with Round Edges)

Let’s learn how to draw round edges from a square base. TOday video tutorial helps you to make more realistic sketches. We will go from the flat study first, so we can extend to perspective easily and step-by-step.
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The 5 mind shifts to keep up and succeed in your Design school!

New project upcoming! Before starting, I am happy to share with you I’m working on a New blog specific on Shoe design! If you follow me for a while, you may know I did work for Adidas and other shoe design companies in other countries. I will be able to tell you more soon and share with you more on Footwear design over…

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How to become an Industrial designer | in 7 questions

Hello, It’s Chou-Tac, I’m very happy to have this conversation with you about Industrial Design. I received a series of 7 questions from Jimmy Huynh who has also a YouTube channel about Industrial Design. And he also has shared these questions with other YouTube channel designers. Alright, so let’s start. So with the 1st question!…

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A trick for artists and designers to beat the blank page

Hello guys! It’s raining. I stay home and I’m in the mood to sketch something. But what could I sketch? I don’t know what to sketch, and I’m facing my blank page on the screen. How to beat the Blank page syndrome? For years, I thought copying was Cheating. “Cheating is bad.” I told myself.…

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6 steps to be Extra-Ordinary

Hello guys, Have you ever see great sketches people do on Internet. You try. You Fail. You get angry. You give up. It happened to me so many times. We’ll see today how to get rid of this failing repeating pattern to get into a virtuous loop to keep learning and progressing. “How to become Successful…

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Sketch people with loose lines (drawing with my Ipad)

Hello sketcher! I show you the time-lapse of today’s sketching session at a cafe called Phuc Long in Ho Chi Minh City. I took a cup of Milk Tea with ice and sit outside to sketch with my Ipad Pro and Pencil. I put the earphone with music I love in my ears, and I…

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How to Start Drawing now | Overcome Procrastination

The biggest obstacle at learning a new skill such as drawing, playing music, singing, speaking a new language is… “Never starting”. We need to overcome procrastination. We feel like that “Resistance“. Something that pulls us away from our goal or passion by making excuses. “I start tomorrow! But…” Have you ever told yourself: “I start…

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4 Steps to draw “Creative Doodle Bags”

EXTRA SKETCHING VIDEOS TUTORIALS: How to start drawing anything better in 4 steps | the Random Product technique: https://www.thedesignsketchbook.com/tip-138-how-to-start-drawing-anything-better-in-4-steps-with-the-random-product-technique/ Draw more ideas with the random product technique (+ Photoshop quick render): https://www.thedesignsketchbook.com/how-to-multiply-your-ideas-with-the-random-product-technique/ Chou-Tac Chung: Hey guys, So welcome to Thedesignsketchbook.com and today we will draw 4 in steps creative doodle bags. So we are going…

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Go from bored at home to Creative drawings

When I ask my friends how things going with the confinement due to Covid-19, they tell me: “Home is boring. Help!”  And Yes, I agree. It is! But I believe there are 2 kinds of boredom: The “Passive Boredom” when you watch movies and scroll social media all day. The “Creative Boredom” when imagination activates…

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