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… stop Procrastination as a Designer

Do you face Procrastination as a Designer? 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…

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How to Draw an Electric Shaver Philips! (Pilot Twin Marker)

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”!

  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 (Vietnam)

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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How to sketch better and faster your Product Design (with the Y-axis)

How to get better at sketching (Drawing with Concept App) Transcript: Hey guys, Welcome to thedesignsketchbook.com. DRAWING THE JOBY TRIPOD on iPAD And today we get inspired by this JOBY Tripod, for our tutorial of the day: how to draw with the Y-axis. I’m going to draw on my iPad and I’m opening the app…

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Sketching Tips on iPad Pro | with CONCEPT APP

You can download concepts app here for iPad Pro or Microsoft: https://concepts.app/en/ Hey guys, Welcome to TheDesignSketchbook.com. And today we discover the app Concepts on iPad Pro! But first of all, I have here a very special glove which is going to help me to solve one of the major problems that issue that has…

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Sketch at Night to Find Inspiration | (Concept app on iPAD Pro)

Last night, I was sketching a bit of concept arts at midnight (See sketch below). I am new at the app CONCEPTS. It can be a bit frustrating to learn the new functions and trying to adapt or change our sketching habits. But sketching at night makes that moment peaceful. It reminded me my design…

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Participate in #Productober | Inktober for Industrial Designers!

What is #inktober? Do you know Inktober? It is 31 days drawing challenge created by Jake Parker in 2009, a comic artist. He wanted to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. Since his challenge has been deployed worldwide! Every October of the year, Jake Parker publishes an official Inktober list of drawing topics…

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How to make “Luck a skill” and get amazing Design opportunities

  At my first year of design school,  I remember my classmates and I said “Oh they are so lucky!” about great students going to the best design companies for internship or job. They went to Nike in Portland, Louis Vuitton in Paris, Toyota in Tokyo, Adidas in Germany… Students who started like us traveled…

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Hang out with better student designer than you!

You are a beginner? You feel lonely and you can’t progress? That’s normal. Most beginners feel shy when they start. If you are in this case, Do you hide your design drawings and creation? So no one can see your things? Hiding is the best way to protect ourselves from critics. As you can’t possibly fail if nobody sees…

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NOISLI APP: Boost your Productivity with Artificial Sound

When you are a design student or a freelance, you need self-discipline to get things done. You have no boss to “scold you” 😛 You have no one to make sure you’ll respect the deadline. You finish your task last minute with intense stress as you may: Not deliver on time to your client Propose a superficial work…

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What music to draw for hours with concentration?

Today, I wanna share with you a simple TIP, yet essential for your drawing routine as a designer. Do you listen to music when you draw? If yes, what’s your favorite selection to find concentration and gain in productivity? Tell us in the comments! Because music can also be distracting.  I realize others help me…

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7 Clichés about Designers

Hello !! If you are a designer or a student designer. What does your friend, family think about your activity? What are the questions people ask about your job? You realize the same questions come up. That there is plenty of clichés about you as a designer. I dig today for you the 7 clichés I…

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