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4 ipad apps for designers

4 iPad Apps for Artists and Designers

I'm hunting for new apps for artists and designers to spice up my learning journey.
It's a great feeling when you upgrade your skills using an iPad! 4 iPad Apps for Artists and Designers I searched ...
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how to draw like a concept artist

How to draw like a Concept artist | BIKE TECH

How to draw like a Concept artist | BIKE TECH
  1. Warm-up your hand
  2. Test your color pencil
  3. Warm up with the basics
  4. Draw product grooves
  5. Use reference pictures
  6. Draw your "intention"
  7. Draw from general to details
  8. Start with light pen pressure
  9. Add crispy ...
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how to draw people with loose lines - chung chou tac

Sketch people with loose lines (iPad Pro)

Hello sketcher! I show you the time-lapse of today's sketching session at a cafe called Phuc Long in Ho Chi Minh City. I took a cup of Milk Tea with ice and sit outside to ...
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go museum to draw with ipad

Go Museum to Sketch with your iPad!

Hello Design Sketchers! I was in quarantine for 14 days in a military camp in Vietnam.My 76 years old dad is living in Ho Chi Minh. And I couldn't be with him.
Lucky I have ...
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24 tips to boost your id sketches

24 Tips to Boost your ID Sketches! (Industrial Design)

24 Drawing Tips to raise your Product Design skills Today, I share with you
how to start drawing from a reference picture
and create your own product design! I started to search on Google pictures ...
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back up macbook design time capsule apple

Designers, Back up your Workstation with that…

Today, I've just faced an unexpected issue because of a faulty driver
with my Macbook laptop and Wacom Cintiq 22HD tablet.  If I were not prepared, it could have been highly damaging... 
and not being able to ...
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how to draw charger USB

How to draw a USB Charger on iPad (Morpholio Trace App)

Today we draw a USB charger! Welcome to thedesignsketchbook.com,
I'm Chou-Tac and I invite you to download the Designer Starter Kit. ...
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concept app iPad - sketching tip

My CONCEPTS APP Sketching Tips (iPad Pro)

Download Concepts app here for iPad Pro or Microsoft.
The basic version is free, and is very complete! Concept app iPad - Sketching Tips for designers Hey guys, Welcome to TheDesignSketchbook.com.
And today we discover the ...
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how i graduated design school drawing at night

Sketch at Night to Find Inspiration | (Concepts app)

Last night,
I was sketching a few concept arts at midnight, looking for creative ideas. I am new to the app CONCEPTS APP.
When you are used to your own sketching apps,
it can be a bit ...
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Sketcha drawing app for designers

A minimalist sketching app for designers: SKETCHA

Hello Design Sketchers! My student Oliver Esther recommended a new sketching software called:  SKETCHA.
I couldn't wait to try and show it to you! Hehe. The software is minimalist. And it helps you draw with ...
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How to Draw Hatching (and Rise your Speed of Sketching)

How to Draw Hatching (and Rise your Speed of Sketching)

Hello!   I hope you are having a great day! : )   In product design sketching there is something essential
you need to have: It is your Speed of sketching.   That's why I'm going to help you ...
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Sketching Tips with Harley Quinn! (Photoshop)

Sketching Tips with Harley Quinn! (Photoshop)

If you follow me for a while, you know how I invite you to explore diverse sketching style to build up your own as a Designer. If like me you like the Marvel and DC, you might like today video 🙂 ...
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Do Not start learning with a Graphic tablet (but with a ball point pen)

Do Not start learning with a Graphic tablet (but with a ball point pen)

How are you today ? . . Summer holiday period is starting ! : ) I hope you are crazy boosted for enjoying this free time for what you love: Sketching ! And get a great ...
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Invest in yourself first. Don't always "chase" the latest designer tools.

Invest in yourself first. Don’t always “chase” the latest designer tools.

Hey guys, I have just received a message from Krishna who told me a senior students offer her a Graphire tablet (It's the early generation of graphic tablet from Wacom). She doesn't have yet the budget ...
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How to install the Ergotron arm on your desk for Wacom Cintiq 22

How to install the Ergotron arm on your desk for Wacom Cintiq 22

Today, I am super excited as one of my dream has been realized. As a user of the Wacom Cintiq 22HD, I did myself a little present: The Ergotron arm! If you are also a ...
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Should I start sketching on paper or Ipad Pro?

Should I start sketching on paper or Ipad Pro?

Hello from Paris Airport! It's 6.19am, and I am waiting for my flight to Singapore with a transit at Ryhad. Today I wanna share with you a question I received from Yanik, who left a ...
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How to draw faster with your Wacom Cintiq 13HD (with a simple IKEA accessory)

How to draw faster with your Wacom Cintiq 13HD (with a simple IKEA accessory)

Last week I bought some felt pad to stick under a table so it wouldn’t scratch the floor. I realized then that the heavy table actually slide easily on the ground. So we wouldn’t even ...
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How to choose:  Markers or Wacom tablet?

How to choose: Markers or Wacom tablet?

Daniel has just started Design sketching. Yesterday, he let me a public comment asking me a question that you may wonder as well: Q: I bought a Wacom tablet. Should I still practice with pen ...
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How to start digital sketching ? (Material and software)

How to start digital sketching ? (Material and software)

When I was a student (2003-2009), my classmates and I didn’t have any Digital tablet at school to practice on. The first tablet I put my hands on was a humble Graphire* from Wacom I ...
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How I bring my IMac 21" and Wacom Cintiq 22" by plane!

How I bring my IMac 21″ and Wacom Cintiq 22″ by plane!

I've just flown back to my hometown in France traveling with my iMac and Wacom digital tablet. I will set up a new office space to have more time to create new tutorials and great ...
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Warm up drawing with a loose hand

Warm up drawing with a loose hand

When you start a drawing session, you may wonder why your first sketches are clumsy. Your hand muscles are not yet that agile. It’s good to start with a bit of warm up. For that, ...
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The Wacom tablet I get cheaper than a Cintiq

The Wacom tablet I get cheaper than a Cintiq

For a student, buying the Wacom Cintiq is most of the time a dream. It’s so expensive. Let me tell you more about the alternative Wacom product I used to have. However, note that it ...
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To draw a bottle, start with the symmetry axis

To draw a bottle, start with the symmetry axis

Let’s draw a modern teapot that actually looks like a bottle. From the side view, the body is symmetrical. The difficulty here is to draw the curves of the side symmetrical. To do that ...
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How to paint with Photoshop in 3 steps |Pen Opacity Pressure

How to paint with Photoshop in 3 steps |Pen Opacity Pressure

CHOUTAC CHUNG - Samurai Robot Last night, I was trying some brushes in Photoshop. I would like to show you how to paint with Photoshop in 3 steps using the Pen Opacity Pressure I tried ...
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My Ikea workspace to draw with the Wacom Cintiq 22HD

My Ikea workspace to draw with the Wacom Cintiq 22HD

Yeahh!! I am the happy owner of a Cintiq 22HD Touch for 10 days already. However, the Wacom Cintiq 22HD is really bulky, and I needed to upgrade my working workspace to draw or hours ...
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Do not skip your perspective lines

Do not skip your perspective lines

Last month I was in Penang, Malaysia. I took my sketchbook and sketched outside what I saw. This week I decide to try reaching the next level. Instead of reproducing the reality, I want to ...
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My first day and impressions of my Wacom Cintiq 22 HD Touch

My first day and impressions of my Wacom Cintiq 22 HD Touch

This article is not a Wacom Cintiq 22 HD review trying to give a mark to the product. It’s just a share of my first impression and real experience with the digital tablet. You will ...
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Just started with a digital tablet? Don't panic

Just started with a digital tablet? Don’t panic

I have just acquired a new Wacom Cintiq 22 HD tablet. I though I would get used to it quickly, I was wrong. It took me few hours to get some results. I remember my ...
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To buy a drawing digital tablet, don't believe in the specs

To buy a drawing digital tablet, don’t believe in the specs

When I saw the Samsung Note Pro 12.2, I couldn’t resist drawing something on it. (See at the bottom of this page) The tablet carries a customized version of Sketchbook pro. TIP 21 | To ...
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Sketching with the Samsung Note Pro 12.2 | Review

Sketching with the Samsung Note Pro 12.2 | Review

Chilin at the airport, I made a stop at the IT store. I saw the latest Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 inch digital tablet - with a sensitive pen pressure feature. It really looks ...
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How to get a more sensitive pen with Sketchbook Pro? (For heavy-wrist sketchers)

How to get a more sensitive pen with Sketchbook Pro? (For heavy-wrist sketchers)

The earphone is a great subject for sketching various forms. They could be organic or minimalist. Today is just a quick sketch of an earphone that got a flat wire on my Wacom Cintiq 13HD ...
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Sketch on a digital tablet with keyboard shortcut

Sketch on a digital tablet with keyboard shortcut

Being not satisfied with the previous “Sketch 5 | Concept diving mask”, I decided to sketch a new version of it. Sketching on a graphic tablet is not only about learning how to use the ...
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