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CONTOUR LINES | Drawing Tips and Tricks for Designer 10.02minutes

When I started as a beginner designer,
I wondered how professional designers come up with sketches so fast!
(and so good!)

One of their main secrets is The Contour lines. 
We cover that today! Take a pen!

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Contour Lines | Tips & Tricks

Contour lines to show flat and organic surface fast

Contour lines and basic cross sections

Subdivide volumes if necessary

Create 3D Organic forms fast with contour lines

Organic form basic section and Larva cartoon 🙂

Contour lines for cylinders

Contour lines wireframe

Practice drawing 3D volumes using the wireframe

Cylinder oblique cross-section
Study with a “stiff sketching style”.
Then only you can start drawing with a “smooth sketching style”

Practice drawing contour lines as much as you want!

Let me know in the comments or by email
if you want to learn more about this powerful technique, so I can create more video tutorials on it.

  • I remember how much easier drawing became for me using contour lines.
    And I believe it will be for you too!

Chou-Tac

Hello! I am a Product Designer from France.

If the sketching methods I’ve acquired aid me in my life and in my industrial design career, I believe that they can also help you reach your design goal as a student or professional.

My aim is to help you all along with your design projects and journey!

Leave a comment in the blog or send me an email at choutac@thedesignsketchbook.com : )

Chou-Tac

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