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 a 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 in 4 exercises) | BASIC SKETCHING

HOW TO DRAW STRAIGHT LINES | THE 4 CONFIDENCE EXERCISES Hello guys! Many beginners wonder how to get started in Industrial 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. It all…

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5 reasons why you should NOT start learning to sketch with a Graphic tablet (but with a ball point pen)

How are you today ? . . Summer holiday period is starting ! : ) I hope you are crazy boosted for enjoying this free time for what you love: Sketching ! And get a great practice before going back to your Design school in September. . If you have any question during your journey about…

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How to make your character design attractive and interesting ?

Vivek Rai was sending me by email a pretty cool picture from a school task he had about creating characters. He asked me some tips about: How to generate ideas to create Character design ? The whole idea is to make interesting features pop out. To do so, we need a story. A good story gives…

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How to become more creative? (Tips from the artist: Renata)

HOW TO BECOME MORE CREATIVE Sometimes, we lack inspiration. We wonder what to draw and we face the blank page.  Junior artists to seniors artists, we all search for creative ideas. That’s our topic of the day in the artist interview above! I made this video with my friend RENATA. She’s an artist and she…

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2 reasons why a mom encourages her son to become a designer

Today I would like to share with you an inspiring discussion I had. While many parents push their kids to become a Doctor, Lawyer, Engineer… I met a mom who support her son’s interest for drawing to become a Designer. But before sharing with you the 2 main reasons she do so, let’s see why…

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No time for sketching? How designers draw anywhere! (TOKYO, JAPAN)

Hello ! It’s Chouchou ! Do you feel having no time for sketching ? Let me help you on that. Today, let me show you the behind the scene of a daily designer routine. You will see that it is actually plenty of fun when you stop looking for perfection ! One of the main…

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21 Drawing Tips on How to Make a Designer Sketchbook

Today, I wanna share with you about How to Make a Sketchbook! During one of my recent trip to Spain, I met Antonio who is one of the students of my online course Sketch Like The Pros. Antonio did show me one-to-one his sketchbook, and he generously accepted to share with all of us 21…

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How to draw a Camera | Go Pro

HOW TO DRAW A CAMERA | GO PRO | BALLPOINT PEN SKETCHING Hello! I often receive messages of aspiring designerswho do not dare to sketch and are worried about making mistakes.   To help you overcome this fear, I am giving a 7-day sketching challenge to my students!   I share with you the videos…

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Portfolio application for Design school // with Art Center LIVE Q&A CHAT // Take some notes !!

START (0:00) Hey guys! How you doing? Today, I’m pretty excited because we have done something which is pretty new. So for the first time we have organized a Live Q and A chats. We have the followers of the Designs Sketchbook Blog and we have ART CENTER College of Design where we are meeting…

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Live chat with Art Center College of Design Pasadena |Portfolio, school, career.

Hello! It is Chou-Tac, How are you today? If it is so-so. Then this coming Saturday I got a BIG SURPRISE for you to get back your natural pretty smile you are so beautiful with. 😀 Live Chat with Art Center College of Design I remember how plenty of questions about Design school I used…

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Interview with a Toy Designer | Dwayne Vance (Hot Wheels) | Designer Coffee Chat #2

I had the great honor to chat with Dwayne Vance! Together we share about what it takes to become a designer. I am a super fan of Dwayne’s work, especially because of a sentimental attachment for the products he created at Hot Wheels! To know more about Dwayne, here are the links to his work.…

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