36 Sneaker Sketching TIPS | 7m. Drawing Challenge!

To make sure you receive news on the launch of the Sneaker Sketching course, make sure to Register to the blog! 🙂 It took me 10 hours and 30 minutes of sketching to complete the 7-meter canvas in 4 days. It’s an amazing experience I recommend you to do once in a while to sit, focus, and enjoy drawing…

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How to make big progress with Sketching Challenge ?

Hello ! It’s Chou-Tac, It’s 11am here in France. And before going to gym, I wanted to announce that this week: I am starting a 7 meters of “Sneaker Sketching Challenge” !  Yes ! it is about 4 times my height ! Ohoh !! (I am 1,80m) A while ago I even did a 18 meters roll of…

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Sneaker drawn by Amor Jiménez // Loveworks_design

A simple trick to draw sneakers more real | TIP 229

Hello Design Sketchers! Last year I met Amor Jiménez in Madrid. 🙂 I met him in real while eating croquetas in his home country! We were sketching on the coffee shop table with Antonio and Pedro Luis. We all have in common the passion for design and Sneaker sketching too. I even made a Live sneaker…

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How to draw Sneakers in 3D |live demo

In a visit to Madrid, My parents and I had the chance to meet up with the students of my course Sketch Like The Pros: Pedro, Antonio, and Amor. The whole night, we talk about design, sketching… Then, Antonio asked me if I could show him how to sketch a sneaker in 3D. We recorded…

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How Kasra progress fast in Design Sketching

Hello! It’s Chou-Tac, I remember how important it was for me to be inspired by other students to boost my motivation. Because I wanted to reach their level, I was drawing more often and keep looking at what techniques they were using. This is why today, I would like to introduce you to Kasra Sadeghian,…

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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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How to draw the Nike Air Max | The Sneaker 1 minute sketching tutorial

HOW TO DRAW NIKE SHOE AIR MAX (IN 1 MINUTE) These days, we have been talking about Footwear design with Mr. Bailey from Concept Kicks, so I felt it would be cool to publish the second 1 minute tutorial about How to draw a sneaker – and we’ll be using the Nike shoe Air Max,…

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How to become a Shoe designer? |with Mr. Bailey – Concept Kicks

Today we discover how Mr. Bailey’s experience can help you become a Footwear designer. Today’s interview is meaningful to me. When I was a student Mr. Bailey published (still) awesome sketches from sneaker designers on his blog. It was a huge influence for me to become a Footwear designer myself. I am so grateful for…

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Wanna get cool design sketches? (Don’t start with details)

Should I get an Ipad Pro for drawing cool sketches? I really like the idea of “On and draw”. That machine looks really cool. After so long, and deception with the previous Adonit Jot pen (Stylus for Ipad) – Apple seams creating something better than the Samsung Pro Note tablet. I was chillin’ in front…

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Make engaging sketches to your audience| TIP132

I had a short and sweet conversation with David Zakarias-Weich on the Design Sketchbook’s Facebook page that I would like to share with you guys. Q/ Why are trainers always drawn in that position ? It’s rarely seen in real life. (Raised heel) Adidas sneaker sketch – You can find the video at 16 Tips…

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How to draw a side view shoe in 3 tips | TIP119

Shoe drawing is difficult at the start.Wondering how to draw shoes, we often face these 2 issues: Bad shoe proportion, Difficulty to visualize the shoe in “3D”.

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Palette. A Sketchbook for shoe designer |TIP118

I am following a cool page about Footwear design on Instagram: @PaletteStudioCo Credit featured image on the home page from Rob Maston or @raw_mass @PaletteStudioCo on Instagram It showcased amazing works of pro, beginner or passionate of footwear design – drawing with the Sketchbook Palette. What is there so special in ? Palette offers 130+…

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Q/A How to become a footwear designer? | TIP111

Nymul has just sent me a question. I share here with you hoping to help more people. Send me your question in the comments or email at choutac@thedesignsketchbook.com. I will be glad to answer you and share the answer to all of you. Question from Nymul “Hi Chou-Tac, I am studying footwear engineering. I also…

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6 Tips to improve your quality of lines |TIP97

“Maxpower20” asked me if I would have any advise on How to improve the line quality. I think it could be helpful to share the info with all of you. I did this sketch on Photoshop with the Wacom Cintiq 22HD. I started it with the pen pressure activated. Then, I deactivated it to bold…

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16 TIPS – How to draw a shoe | Adidas sneaker design

Following the TIP 57  How to make your sketch stand out with a simple shadow, I am publishing an extra video tutorial on shoe drawing. Instead of giving you a single drawing TIP that I usually do daily, today I have prepared 16 TIPS on How to draw a sneaker for you. We draw together…

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