How to Draw a Cube (2-Point Perspective)

A cube is a 6 sided 3D form like a dice or a Rubik cube. Artists and industrial designers learn how to draw in perspective drawing a series of cubes from any angles. It helps to build their 3 dimension visualization skill. So they can learn how to draw any products with good proportions. Perspective…

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How to draw cylinders in any angles with the “Packaging box” technique

Hello ! Today I would like to share with you a simple technique to help you better visualise in 3D. We’ll go through the basics of perspective to draw ellipses in 3D, then cylinders. We’ll go straight to the point, so I recommend you to get started by downloading the Designer Starter Kit first.  Have fun…

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9 sketching tips for beginners drawing a Power Bank (with Vietdong)

Hello guys, today I am in London visiting my friends, and also Vietdong, who is one of my new beginner student of Sketch Like The Pros. We are going to do a quick demo giving you 9 sketching tips for beginners, drawing a Power bank. 🙂 See you ! Cheers, Chou-Tac

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How to Draw an Infinity of Products (with ellipses and cylinders)

How to Draw an Infinity of Products (with ellipses and cylinders) Transcript below Hey guys Welcome to the “Sketching Mini-Tutos”! Sketching from Chouchou from me, Chou-Tac. So how to draw an infinity of products using ellipses and cylinders. Alright, we are going to draw some quick doodles right here to see what we can draw.…

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CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE 1/3: BASIC CUBES

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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CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE 2/3: ASSEMBLE CUBES

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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CUBE MANIA CHALLENGE 3/3: AMAZING CUBES!

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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How to draw a box with a hole in perspective

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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Are you a heavy wrist Design sketchers?

Hello Design Sketchers !   If you have a heavy wrist tendency, this article is gonna help you realise how much being gentle with you pen matter. If you have this tendency, many of your sketches may tend to look messy. You might have difficulties to finish your sketches, or giving them details and the overall may look…

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Design Sketchbook Live #2 | How to draw in perspective!

Hello, Design sketchers! 😀 It’s my second time I do a Sketching live tutorial for you guys on Facebook! It was a real pleasure to help you, and interact with you on Live! Below you can find the replay and practice! We’ll cover in 1 hour, these 3 sketching points:  Part 1- Why most beginners lose…

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How to Draw Contour Lines (Fast Sketching Technique)

Today let’s see how to draw contour lines. Your first steps, the easy way!With this simple technique, you will draw any volume super fast. Your speed of sketching is essential for a designer to developp his ideas smoothly and communicate them fast. I am Chou-Tac. So welcome to the Design Sketchbook. Before getting started, I…

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Do you make this sketching mistake (with your posture)?

Today I wanna share with you a common body posture mistake that may damage your sketching progress for a long if you are not aware of it. It’s a very simple thing, but worth adjusting if you are concerned. I have received a video from Jasper who is a student of my course Sketch like the Pros.…

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3 techniques to give visual impact to your sketches | The Design Sketchbook Show! #1

Hi guys, Today I am in Seoul, Korea ! It’s amazing and also super cold here. About -7 degrees outside. Ohoh ! Getting warmer back in my room, I thought it would be cool to publish the replay of our Design Sketchbook Show here in the blog ! In case you missed it, I show you…

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Start your sketch with a light pen pressure

It’s late at night, it’s quiet and I suddenly saw a small booklet I handmade with watercolour paper and a golden pliers I bought at Tokyu Hands shop. I grab the closest ballpoint pen I see and sketch. Sketching is like practicing sport. Start with a warm up! My first lines are a bit rigid. So…

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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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