How to draw perfect circles | TIP 152 | VIDEO

This week we already saw: How to draw straight lines How to draw perfect squares To carry on your progress on your sketching daily routine, let’s look at How to draw awesome circles ! Video tutorial in pictures below Start drawing a circle Visualise a point of connection Connect a circle at this point Do…

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How to draw perfect square + the common mistakes | TIP 151 | VIDEO

Today we carry on with the 2nd video of the series of 6 – illustrating the Designer Starter Kit book (Feel free to download it and start from there. It’s free.) VIDEO 2/6 How to draw perfect square. If you have done well the previous tutorial about How to make straight lines, this tutorial will…

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How to draw straight lines + the Common mistakes | TIP 150 | VIDEO

Today is the 1st video of a series of 6 videos illustrating the exercises from the Designer Starter Kit. If you haven’t done it yet, you can download the book. You will find there the essentials information needed such as how to hold you pen, the body posture, the ghost drawing… Oh, the book is…

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Wonder what to draw? Look in your house! | TIP 149 | VIDEO

When we face a blank page, we often wonder what to draw. There is a simple solution to get started – and create that “spark of inspiration”. Draw your house! If you are looking for drawing ideas, pick up anything you like in your house, and draw it. You can turn it around, analyze it…

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How to draw an hostel with good proportion | VIDEO |TIP146

I was browsing my picture library, looking for a subject to draw for you guys. I ended with that hostel front I took in picture in Taipei few years ago. I stayed there a couple of night. All the mattress was covered with leopard and zebra print… Pretty wild right ? 🙂 In this video…

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How to make your sketches more real |TIP141

When you start learning how to sketch, you study and practice basic rules drawing line of perpective, line of geometry and simple shapes such as square, circles… and so on. We are going to see something that will change your daily habit when you draw. At the end of the video you will know how…

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How to draw a Super-Hero (Photoshop) |TIP 140 |VIDEO

Hey today is a sketch of a Super-hero made with Photoshop. Actually I did that video just for myself and for fun. But I though I could add some Tips to share with you through this sketch. 1- The vertical axis here is here a symmetry axis of reference of the body. I want my…

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How to draw a bottle easily with digital tablet|TIP 139 |VIDEO

Today we explore a simple and powerful technique of How to draw bottles easily. I believe it’s powerful because you can use the same method to draw anything that is using a “Revolution” technique. In other words, anything that the profile turns in 360 degrees around a vertical axis. You may think of pottery. How…

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How to start drawing anything better in 4 steps | Random Product technique |Tip138

Today, let’s look at a 4 steps tutorial that will help you better draw any Product design in 3D. It’s a perfect training for whom face the Malediction of the Blank page, where you may face these challenges: No inspiration, no ideas Even if you have ideas, you can’t visualize them on paper. So you…

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

Drawing shoes is not that easy at start. We often face some issues about proportion, and how to visualize the shoe in “3D”. As well as Palette (Sketchbook for sneakers and lady shoes), I like to use templates before creating a new design of shoe. My template is not an existing basic design of sneaker,…

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Cast shadow | Diverging source light from projectors |Tip112

We saw at the TIP 109 How to draw Cast Shadow using PARALLEL source light (such as the sun). Today let’s see more about DIVERGING source light (such as 1 or multiple projectors). You are free to use any of these 2 techniques. To illustrate both techniques, let’s consider the volumes in the videos to…

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Cast Shadow | Parallel source of light from the Sun |TIP109

To make your sketch pop out from the background, it’s essential to add a Cast shadow. The “cast shadow” projects the shadow of an object on a surface (basically the ground surface). I basically use 2 methods at drawing the cast shadow: the Parallel source of light the Diverging source of light Let’s see today…

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Get ready for a SONY earphone Doodle-storm! |TIP108

We all know about Brainstorming. I was thinking about making a “Doodle-Storm”. Try, and send me yours ! It’s a real pleasure to get absorbed by the “Doodle-Storm” session – Drawing some free form of an Earphone. I didn’t give myself a time limit (I had the whole night in front of me). However, my…

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How to draw arrows in perspective |Part2 |TIP 107

Today, a tutorial on How to draw arrows using 1 and 2-point perspective. With practice, you will be able to take some shortcuts and draw arrows without tracing the whole set of: Horizon line, vanishing points and converging lines. Take this video as a basic exercise that will train you to draw in 3D space.…

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Perspective | How to visualize and spot the converging lines? | TIP106 | VIDEO

When you sketch an object, most of the time you can’t possibly draw the full set of Perspective: Horizon line Vanishing points Converging lines. However, it’s SUPER ESSENTIAL to always keep in mind the perspective rules to make sure that your sketch is correct. With practice, your brain will end visualising the converging lines intuitively.…

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