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 on iPad (Vietnam)

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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How to draw a Bag in 4 steps (Creative Doodle Technique)

Let’s draw a Bag using Product Design Sketching method! Concept app on iPad PRO.   RECOMMENDED SKETCHING 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…

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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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Go Out Sketch with your iPad (Museum in Cambodia)

Hello Design Sketchers! Please, go Museum to draw 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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24 Drawing Tips to raise your Product Design skills

Today, I would like to share with you how you can start drawing from a reference picture to create your own product design! I started to search on Google pictures about tools and found out an interesting cordless grinder. I like its mechanical features. I share with you a series of 24 sketching tips to…

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How to be in the top 10% student (School of Art and Design)

You aim for an interior, architecture, fashion, transport, or product design school… Great! But When you sign one of these schools of art and design, you know you will sleep less… and you will face plenty of obstacles on the way to graduation. Let me show you how I survived my design school and target…

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

HOW TO DRAW DYNAMIC SNEAKER DESIGN Transcript: How to draw from static to Dynamic Sneaker Sketch 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 draw sneakers from…

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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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