How to draw Amazing 3D Cubes!|CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE 3/3

How to draw 3D cubes | Part 3 (last part) My nose is running, so sorry if you may hear my voice a bit like a duck 🦆in the video! Today, It is time progress even further on the last part of the CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE (Part 3/3). Let’s train your quality of lines like…

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Draw hundreds of cubes easy|CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE 2/3

Draw so many 3D cubes in perspective | Part 2/3 Yesterday we saw Part 1 of the Cube Mania challenge. We get familiar with drawing cubes in a 2-point perspective, but also how to draw them in all directions! If you are a true-beginner, remember to download the Designer Starter Kit! to start drawing in…

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How to draw 3D cubes | CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE 1/3

If you want to improve fast and make a change, get ready for the CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE! We are gonna draw a LOT of cubes following the simple and easy techniques I’ll show you stroke by stroke. They are so simple that anyone can understand and put in practice on the spot. How to draw…

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How Parker Liang became one of the top design sketcher of his class (and impress his classmates!)

Hi guys, I have just received an happy email from Parker, who is a member of my course Sketch Like The Pros. With great motivation and work, he now becomes one of the Top sketcher of his class ! YahoO !! How did he achieved this ? Here are some TIPS: First, When Parker acquire…

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The softwares industrial designers use ?

Hello guys ! I received an email from Pio Tran about which softwares to learn to become an industrial designer. There is no unique answer to this. However here is my response. First of all, depending on which field you choose among the industrial design, you may need more the 2D software type than 3D…

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Anyone with GOOD LOGIC can learn how to sketch. See why.

Hello from Osaka ! I am travelling with my good friend Eliane and her big family in Japan. We are a group of 10 people travelling all over Japan ! :). Last night, we arrived at a new apartment near Namba area, we rented for few days. After unpacking my things, I sat on the…

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No time for drawing? How to unlock 5 months per year!

Hello! It’s Chou-Tac, How are you doing today? I know how we all have a busy life, and how many beginners have little time to pursue their passion for sketching. Have you ever said: “I have no time to draw.” – “I feel guilty, I procrastinate and stagnate.” “Damn… I wish I could make it…

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What matter more than sketching or creativity skills to grow like crazy.

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, How things going today ? At noon, I met Eugene and his wife Mandy for lunch at Ho Chi Minh City. They are such a lovely couple. Vietnam is the 3rd country I met in real life people who follow the Design Sketchbook blog. It’s meaningful to me and I feel…

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Don’t be precious with your sketches | TIP 215

Hello! It’s Chou-Tac How are you today? Last day I was at Panam, a French pub in Ho Chi Minh owned and driven by my franco-viet friends Khiem and Remy. I enjoy going there to chill and eat Kebab. They make the greatest Kebab in town with amazing Belgium fries. YUM !! When you reach…

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Introvert designer? How to make people remember you at networking.

Hello! It’s Chou-Tac A lot of designers happened to be introvert (included me), and we may suffer from not being able to socialize with people as easy as we would like to. Networking is not natural for us. Let me share with you a simple trick I practice that starts giving results for me. 🙂…

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“Is the best Pho in France or Vietnam?” How a chat with a local inspires me as a designer.

Hello guys from Vietnam ! How are you doing today ? Here is pretty rainy (Raining season), and I just came back from lunch. I am thinking to start sharing with you more about my daily inspiration thoughts or inspiration as a product designer. As I believe that design sketching techniques are just one piece…

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At Basheer Graphics bookstore (Singapore) with John|VIP Sketch Like the Pros member

I have just met John in Singapore. He’s one of my VIP member of Sketch Like The Pros. It happenned we were both in Singapore, so we decided to meet up and say hello. 🙂 He’s from China, and moved to Singapore for work. It is the first time I have the chance to meet one…

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How a young candidate “beat” skilled designers – and get hired.

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, In your opinion, who got more value:  Someone skilled with years of experience or a young passionate ? In my previous company, (shoes and fashion industry in Singapore) my colleague needed to hire someone to join her team. But she had to go for a business trip in China. She asked…

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How I survived my design school and get my dream job.

I still wonder how I survived my design school. We had a ton of projects. I remember wondering if they put that pressure on us on purpose.   Maybe they wanted to make us overwhelmed, to see if we could manage the intense pressure and workload? I could not finish all my projects It was…

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How to draw a box with a hole in perspective |TIP 208

Hello! It’s Chou-Tac The blog started in 2014, and I am always happy to keep publishing plenty of free content, articles, and drawing tutorials on the blog giving you even more TIPS, advice, insights from designers, and interviews to help you during your design journey. I do believe designers contribute to making our world exciting.…

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