12 tips to make your design presentation a success – even if you are an Introvert

I used to be crazy afraid to talk in public. While it is so essential for a designer to communicate verbally to defend and promote our own projects. I remember at my design school. When I had to talk in front of my classmates, it was so intimidating. I knew it was a training to get…

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36 sketching TIPS from the “7 meter Sneakers Sketch Challenge” !

To make sure you receive news on the launch of the Sneaker Sketching course, make sure to Register to the blog ! 🙂 It took me 10 hours and 30 minutes of sketching to complete the 7 meter canvas in 4 days. It’s an amazing experience I recommend you to do once in a while to sit, focus, and enjoy…

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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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A simple trick for Amor Jiménez to draw his sneaker more real (Feedbacks) / TIP 229

Sneaker drawn by Amor Jiménez // Loveworks_design

Hello Design Sketchers ! Last year I met Amor Jiménez in Madrid. 🙂 I met him in real while eating croquetas in his home country ! We were sketching on the coffee shop table with Antonio and Pedro Luis. We all have in common the passion for design and Sneaker sketching too. They asked me if…

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7 TIPS to stop procrastinating in 2019 and start your designer dream with love !

To be happy, you got to visualize your dream and make it happened ! 1st January 2019, I realised something.  Too many people want something “NOW” so bad – they don’t even wanna look for “HOW” to get it. : /  Do they really want it ? I don’t know. What I know is that Dreaming…

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How long should I sketch per week ? Question from Tim B. / TIP 227

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, I received an email from Tim B. asking me how long should he sketch per week ? (Tim is one of my VIP student of Sketch Like The Pros.) As you may also wonder the same question, I wanted to share with you my 5 recommendations to become more productive. TIM…

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10 Easy tips to get your drawing started with your sketchbook

Hello ! Before started the topic of the day, met me share with you something. 2 weeks ago, we started Sketch Like The Pros course, and I enjoy how the VIP members are already making progress. It is still very basic though at this early stage, however they gain their first key confidence in sketching…

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I’m doing Urban Sketching on National TV in Vietnam !

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How are you today ? . Last month, I had the chance to present a national TV SHOW called: VIETNAM DISCOVERY where I make a Travel Sketchbook ! . Let me share with you what I learned from it, and how it can help you sketch more often and get result. . When…

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Why to become a Product Designer is now the Greatest time! – Jongho LEE from SAMSUNG Art and Design Institute

Hello, it’s Chou-Tac, Today we travel to South-Korea to discover the Samsung Art & Design Institute (SADI), a great Design school from Seoul !  Let’s meet up with JONGHO LEE ! I am glad he accepted today interview as he has a precious point of view about design. He has the willing to share with us his experience…

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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 draw New products in 3 steps with this simple creative technique

Today we are going to cover a sketching technique to draw more creative sketches in few minutes only ! I love using it when I have no idea what to draw. : P If you face the blank page or feel afraid of sketching, I invite you to try this technique that will give you…

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How to start drawing in perspective with this New drawing tool!

  I am publishing something new for you guys. It’s to introduce you a Kickstarter Campaign for beginner designers ! It is a New drawing tool that help you draw basic volumes using ISOMETRIC perspective: The MICRODOT®. 🙂  If you love it and wanna receive your own MICRODOT® (international delivery) from £3 (about $4USD) you can join and support…

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How a Designer become more creative looking for “Problems” !

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, Today I got a Designer creative routine for you to implement daily. So you’ll generate thousands of new ideas !  I am writing to you from the 24-hours Automatic laundrymat. My clothes are turning in the machine like inside an infinite rollercoaster. It’s pretty hypnotic. When I see the colourful clothes…

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How bad do you want to be a Product designer ?

15th July 2018: France won the World Cup !!! Last night I discovered 2 players from the French team come from my hometown, Troyes ! I feel so happy that YES people from my small town can rise to become Champion of the Football World cup !   It always reminds me how much Success…

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How to draw Straight lines with confidence as a Designer/ The 4 exercises

Hello guys ! Many beginners wonder how to get started in 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. So you will gain confidence using the basic movement of sketching. And…

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