How to draw a sphere (with the XYZ axis)

HOW TO DRAW A SPHERE NOTE: We saw previously how to draw a circle in perspective. (Which is represented by an ellipse drawing.) Sphere drawing Today’s tutorial, we see how to draw a sphere in a simple way using the XYZ axis. Before starting, make sure you have been through the lesson about the ghost…

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How to Draw Cast Shadow | Diverging Source Light (from Projectors)

How to draw Cast Shadow with Diverging source light easily! We saw previously at the 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). To illustrate both techniques, let’s consider the volumes in the videos to be…

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Cast Shadow | Parallel source of light from the Sun

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 (Example: The sun) the Diverging source of light…

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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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How to draw with Converging lines?

When you are a beginner and start sketching an object, you feel lost with Perspective.There is a high chance your converging lines get clumsy. To plan them well, you have to take care of multiple parameters at the same time: Horizon line Vanishing points Converging lines. And of course, the design of your product! Don’t…

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How to draw arrows in perspective |Part 1 |TIP105

In product Design we like to use arrows to express a movement, a path, an acceleration. It’s not only made to designate certain elements of a product. Today, I will show you how to decompose an arrow in simple shapes, and making sure to draw it with a good proportion and symmetry. The trick is…

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Sketch faster and better with he Contour lines |TIP 103

In design sketching, it’s essential to know how to represent ideas fast, especially during the preliminary phase of research of a project. We are not yet looking for “sexy drawings”. We want to allocate more time at thinking, and multiply the number of sketches. Less time we spend for one sketch, more sketches we’ll be…

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How to activate Photoshop brush pressure: Opacity and Size variation |TIP98

Today a Video tutorial of Photoshop interface and brush (Opacity and Size pen pressure). After this tutorial you will know how to make your first sketch on Photoshop with your graphic tablet.   00:10 Create a new document 01:10 Interface presentation: Tool bar, tool preset, Canvas, Windows 01:30 Toolbar 01:50 Tool preset 02:09 Window for…

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How to get a symmetrical sketch in perspective? Use the “Middle line”

Symmetrical sketch drawing the middle line

For a “symmetrical sketch”: The middle line is essential to any designer. Mother nature made most of the things on earth and outer space symmetrical. Humans naturally create objects mostly symmetrical as well. You may want to draw a spaceship, a razor, a lamp, a car, a fashion model…anything symmetrical, use the Middle line. It’s…

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How to draw in volume, 2 essential principles for beginners

Hi guys, today I recorded the first video of sketching tutorial ! To be honest that was not easy for me, as I am not used to speak alone in front of a camera. I plan to do more videos, so more I do more I should improve my video skills. Anyway, here we go…

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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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How to draw a sneaker

I made this video during the shoe design workshop I gave to my friends. You will see step by step how I draw a sneaker. You will also get an introduction to the basic vocabulary of shoe design. A- Start by drawing a last. When I first started to draw sneakers, I didn’t have any…

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When to Draw with 1 or 2-Point Perspective? (Taiwan)

urban sketching 1 point perspective Taiwan

Today around the world sketch take place in Taipei, capital of Taiwan. An island located south of China and Japan. Walking in the streets, you could breath the mix of so many influences. What surprised me most was the atmosphere. It was quiet, peaceful yet fun and vibrant. This wall seeing Ultraman playing this Chinese…

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How to draw pillars in perspective ? |TIP64

Let’s look at some inspiration pictures of Milan. I quite like the repetition of pillars along the shops. To sketch these one with accuracy, I will start by showing you a simple and very useful trick. I remember the day my teacher show me that trick I was amazed ! TIP 64 A must have…

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