Rise your perspective skills dividing a box

Hello!! I have prepared for you a cool VIDEO tutorial introducing the 3rd point perspective! It will give your sketch an extra level of realism!  This tutorial will help you visualise simple volume in 3D space. We’ll be using simple rule of geometry (division and subdivision) that will help you to trim your volume with precision, but…

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Car design Tip | Sketch with the “Happy Accident”!

Hey guys, Today I would like to share with you a Tip I learned at my Design school. When I was student in Product design, I was so fascinated by Car design that I went to ask for information to the transport design students. One of them shared with me that his teacher one day…

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

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 Air Max, the lady version. I have a personal preference for lady shoes as their…

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How to draw a coin? | The 1minute tutorial!

Hey guys, Because you are super curious at discovering new things, I am trying a new format of SUPER SHORT video tutorial and I would like to get your opinion about it. After watching it, let me know in the comment if you would like to see more of these. 🙂 I will carry on with…

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How to draw 3D volumes | TIP 172

There is common mistakes that everybody do as a beginner. The flat sketch. We draw what we see and it’s obvious there is something wrong. But we can’t figure out how to solve it. If you are today at this stage, no panic. It’s nothing related to having talent or not. The solution is actually pretty simple. It’s…

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How to draw multiple cylinders in perspective |Part B

We saw in the Part A how to solve a common mistake about drawing “dual ellipses” – showing the top surface of camera lens for example. Today, let’s draw multiple cylinders on the same scene, like the Buren’s column in Paris.              

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How to draw multiple cylinders in perspective | Part A

Let’s look at how to draw cylinders in perspective. For this Part A, we will get interested in the top surface of a tube – which is actually “a cylinder within a cylinder”. You can see similar case for a camera lense for example. Below are the steps in picture ! 🙂

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How to draw a sphere (with the XYZ axis) |TIP 166

Last day we saw how to draw a circle in perspective. Which gave us an ellipse drawing.  Today it’s time for a bit more advanced tutorial where we’ll draw a sphere with a minimum of lines. If you like challenges, your goal will be drawing the XYZ axis from a sphere! Before starting, make sure you…

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The 9 benefits of the 1 minute Sketching Challenge

Hello! I invite you to play at the new challenge I call: The 1 Minute Sketching Challenge!  It’s fun to sketch. I have just tried today and I can already see how it will help me improve my skills. I warmly invite you to make a try. Post your sketches on Instagram and tag me @thedesignsketchbook #1minutesketchingchallenge ! …

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How to draw ellipses in perspective in 7 steps | TIP 158

Hey, today I would like to share with you some TIPS about How to draw ellipses in perspective step-by-step. It will be a great start for later on drawing things such as glasses, bottles, bowl, wheels… basically cylinders and offset. However, you will need to know how to draw a box in perspective. If you…

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Draw more ideas with the random product technique + Photoshop quick render

Personal note: ”This past week has been very exciting with the launch of the course |SKETCH LIKE THE PROS|. It’s a real pleasure to see such enthusiasm from so many people around the world who share the same passion for Design Sketching. I would like to thank all of you for your awesome support for…

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Why does a designer need to sketch? | With Nick Huber – Mesh01

Why sketching is so important for a designer ? Nick gives us also precious advices about how a student or junior designer can rise his chance through his abilty to sketch to be spotted and get hired by the brands. We have today the privilege to receive Nick Huber, who is the Director of Design…

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How to draw a cube with 2-point perspective easy | TIP 155 | VIDEO

Last week we saw How to draw a cube with a 1-point perspective and how to recognize whether you need a 1 or 2-points perspective. I guess you also saw how easy it is to draw by just following the steps. So today, it’s time to draw a cube with a 2-point perspective. You can…

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How to draw a cube with 1-point perspective easy| TIP 154 | VIDEO

Learn stroke-by-stroke Pretty often beginners feel overwhelmed in front of perspective. There are so many lines going here and there that you even don’t know how to start. So I made this video to show you stroke-by-stroke how to draw a cube in an easy and simple way. In this video, you will realize it’s…

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Sharpen your sense of proportion | TIP 153 | VIDEO

Let’s contniue with the video tutorials exported from the exercises you can find in the book : the Designer Starter Kit. Feel free to download it and find the right elements for a good start in Design sketching. This week we already saw in video: How to draw straight lines How to draw perfect squares…

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