Go Museum to Sketch (After Coronavirus is beaten!) / TIP 270

Hello Design Sketchers! Please, go Museum to sketch when the Coronavirus will be beaten. At this time, I recommend you to stay home and sketch! I am publishing this article with about 3 weeks late. I was in quarantine for 14 days with a limited connection in a military camp in Vietnam – since I…

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How to be in the top 10% student of your Design school.

  When you sign to join a design school, you know you will sleep less…  Let me show you how I survived my design school.  More than that, how I boost my motivation and get my Master degree in Product Design with honors. : ) #1 Learn Fast and Happy to get first at your Design…

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How to stop procrastinating

Today, I wanna give you a simple trick to stop procrastinating your homework for your design school.  You know when your school project deadline is coming, but your mind tells you “It’s ok. I’ll start tomorrow”. You know tomorrow will be tomorrow again and again… The power of momentum Let’s talk about housekeeping. We all…

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From sketching 3 Simple Forms to Product Design!

—— Hey guys, I’m Chou-Tac. So let’s see how to draw simple forms to products. I’m going to show you in this video, one of the main principle of Product Design Sketching on how to create your own products from scratch. So remember to Click on the bell to subscribe to the channel. So today…

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How to Draw Sneaker design with a Dynamic style! (with your ballpoint pen)

“How to draw from static to Dynamic Sneaker Sketch”. So welcome to TheDesignSketchbook.com so feel free to go on the blog to get some more free tutorials. From Static to dynamic Sneaker Sketch Design Okay so in today’s video we are going to see how to go to the left sketch which is static to…

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As a designer, always back up your work station with that…

Hey guys,  Today, I’ve just face an unexpected driver issue with my Macbook laptop and Wacom Cintiq 22HD tablet.  If I were no prepared, it could be highly damaging…  Lucky I could prevent it, and I wanna share with you how you can protect your work station as well. Installing a new Wacom driver This afternoon,  I…

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Create your own luck to “get your ticket” to become an Industrial Designer

“Oh! you are so lucky!” Sometimes, people say:  “Oh! You are so lucky! You can draw as a living!”. So far I remember, when I used to be a design student people told me:  “You are so lucky! Your are very creative studying in a design school!”.  Before my design school:  “Wow you are so…

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1 Tip (nobody do) to stand out for your Design job application

Hello!  Christmas is coming next week already. I hope you are having a great time in family with the happy mood floating all around us like falling snow. : ) I wish you to accomplish all your projects that you heart so much. Today, I wanna share with you 1 big TIP to stand out…

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Get your motivation lifted with book title starting by: “The art of…”

Last week-end I went for a very short trip to Singapore with my dad. And I couldn’t resist to visit my favourite bookstore: KINOKUNIYA at Orchard road. I went straight away to the Movie corner under “Entertainement” and find the hidden gems for designer inspiration! Every time I go there, I feel like hunting a treasure. I…

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How to draw a USB Charger on iPad Pro (with the app Morpholio Trace)

Hey guys so today we see how to do a USB charger. So welcome to thedesignsketchbook.com, I’m Chou-Tac and I invite you to download the Designer Starter Kit. You have the link in the description below to make your first steps in perspective. All right to get started I put my glove which is especially…

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5 TIPS to disconnect… focus better and eliminate procrastination as a designer

Hello, Design Sketchers! I was born in 1981. And I realize I am among the last generations born without the Internet. I grew up without wi-fi or 4G. No iPhone, tablet, computer, at home. But color pencil, paper and a TV with 6 channels. Oh… I am not going to say: “Life was better before.” I…

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How to draw a 3D Cube, Sphere and Cylinder step-by-step

Today is a wonderful Sunday! Sunny and happy like I love!I have prepared a video tutorial about the 3 basics of design sketching: The cube The sphere The cylinder I show you a step-by-step method so you learn how to draw them easily! If you are a true-beginner, remember to download the Designer Starter Kit first to…

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How to draw an electric Shaver Philips (with the Pilot Twin Marker)! / TIP 258

Hello guys! I am working on the release date of my course: Sketch Like The Pros. I will confirm it to you by email by this week! Make sure to register to the Waiting list to get the latest news. Today we are going to draw an Electric shaver Philips with a Pilot Twin Marker.…

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How to progress faster using the Copy-Doodle technique! / TIP 257

  First of all, I’m thinking of reopening the doors of my sketching course soon! (I open only 1 or twice a year only) In the next few days, I’ll send you an email asking for your personal input. :)) Stay tuned!One of the “Super power” of a designer is to draw form imagination FAST.But before being able to create, it is essential to learn how…

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Drawing on a coffee cup / TIP 256

This morning, I went to the World Coffee Museum at Buon Ma Thuot, the capital of Da Lak (Vietnam). It has a small-town feel and I liked it so much! The architecture design of the museum is sensual with its curvy shape. Isn’t it? You can see on the picture below the small model size…

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