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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Struggling at drawing details? Draw them big! | Sketch from Amy | TIP 165

Hey guys, If your perspective on your sketches looks awkward, or they seam lacking of details, these today 2 sketching TIPS might help you. I’ve just received an inspiring sketch from one of my VIP student of [Sketch Like the Pros]. At first, she sketched a camera that was pretty ok – however the perspective was…

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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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Wanna get cool design sketches? Do not start with details | TIP 162

Should I get an Ipad Pro for sketching? 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. “Ipad Pro or not Ipad Pro? That…

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Anybody can sketch. Quick test in 4 steps.

I’ve just went to the money changer of Raffles place (in Singapore) to get some Thai Baht as I am flying to Bangkok tomorrow! 🙂 This afternoon, I stop for a while at a cafe Paul to sketch. I am preparing the next week course of [Sketch like the Pros]. I’ve just took a picture…

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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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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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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 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 draw as a beginner, you study and practice basic rules of perspective, 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…

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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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