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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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Create Infinite Drawing Ideas |with the Random Product Technique

    As a beginner, we often face the blank page. We just start a project that our mind suddenly seems so empty we could hear the crickets. 😛  Today,I share with you How your brain can think faster and generate unlimited drawing ideas. It is sometimes a source of stress or impatience. But don’t…

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How to Draw a Cube with 2-Point Perspective Easy | TIP 155 | VIDEO

We saw previously How to draw a Cube with a 1-point perspective and how to recognize whether you need a 1 or 2-points perspective. I hope you enjoy how easy it is to learn with this tutorial made for beginners. Today, it’s time to learn how to draw a cube with a 2-point perspective step-by-step.…

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How to Draw a Cube Easy (1-Point Perspective)| TIP 154 | VIDEO

Learn perspective easy 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. (And the relaxing way) In this…

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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 a perfect square. If you have done well in the previous tutorial about How to make straight lines, this…

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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 (Product Design)|TIP 139 |VIDEO

Today I show you a simple and powerful sketching technique from product designers on How to draw transparent bottles easily. It’s a powerful technique to learn because you can use the same method to draw any product that is using also the “Revolution”. (In other words, anything that the profile turns in 360 degrees around…

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

If you often wonder what to draw,today, let’s look at a 4 steps tutorial that will help you better draw any Product design in 3D. It’s 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…

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Sketch smarter with a marker |TIP136 |VIDEO

Today I show you a smart way to draw with the broad nib of the Pantone marker. After a quick review of the 3 nibs, I show you how that nib can actually replace the Ultra thin and brush nib. You will learn how to sketch faster, let your creativity flow and get more expressive…

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Why drawing with “UGLY DOODLES”? | Creative technique) | TIP135

Hello Design Sketchers! Some of you told me about facing these challenges when you start sketching: “My sketches don’t looks good” “It’s not easy to draw from imagination” “I lose my confidence and give up fast” If you are a beginner in Product Design Sketching, this challenging situation is actually pretty common. You feel that…

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7 steps to make dynamic sketches |Tip134 |VIDEO

Today I would like to share with you the method that is the most precious to me. Some people may say I should keep it SECRET– and keep it as my own style. But to me, this might change and greatly improve the way you sketch, as how it did for me when I was…

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Make engaging sketches to your audience| TIP132

I had a short and sweet conversation with David Zakarias-Weich on the Design Sketchbook’s Facebook page that I would like to share with you guys. Q/ Why are trainers always drawn in that position ? It’s rarely seen in real life. (Raised heel) Adidas sneaker sketch – You can find the video at 16 Tips…

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Why you shouldn’t draw the shield first? |TIP128

These days I have fun playing with the App Marvel, Contest of Champions on Ipad. Be aware, it’s pretty addictive. Looking for inspiration, I did a sketch of one of the Champion: Captain America. MARVEL – Contest of Champions For the TIP today, I would like to highlight a typical beginner mistake. Starting a sketch…

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