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5 reasons to drop Academic for Design School.

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  2. Target the top 10% of your school
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7 Tips to Start Drawing!

7 TIPS to Start Drawing!
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  2. Keep your sketchbook private
  3. Capture your ideas like Pokemons!
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Is it competitive to become a Designer?
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Do you have this character trait to succeed (Design career)?

Do you have this character trait to succeed
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  2. Always look at the positive side
  3. Courage is your key
  4. Pursuit of ...
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  2. "Work" meant "Torture" in French.
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8 Reasons why it is fun to draw daily!

8 Reasons why it is fun to draw daily!
  1. Take it easy.
  2. Green sketching.
  3. Never get bored with sketching.
  4. Drawing = Meditate.
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  2. Set the proportions with a few rough lines
  3. Draw the profile ...
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  2. Draw the cast shadow with an ellipse
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AI (Artificial intelligence) recognizes the drawing portrait as a real human face! Wanna play something cool? I have a fun ...
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  2. Look for inspiration in historical fashion
  3. Find a ...
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2 Tips to improve your drawing skills (for busy people)
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  2. Test your color pencil
  3. Warm up with the basics
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5 Tips to Find your Best Ballpoint Pen for Drawing!

5 Tips to Find your Best Ballpoint Pen for Drawing!
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How to Draw Ellipses Freehand

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How to draw Cylinder forms (to create many products)!

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  • TIP 1 Draw with a Papermate Flair M
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How to draw backpacks with thumbnails

How to draw backpacks with thumbnails
  • TIP 1 Start by drawing basic forms
  • TIP 2 Ask for feedback early
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8 Tips to succeed in your art & design school

The 8 attitudes of Complainers vs Achievers.
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  2. Stop complaining to achieve more
  3. Starting simple is key.
  4. Be proud of your school
  5. Love ...
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The 5 Designer mind shifts to succeed (in your Design school)!

The 5 designer mind shifts to succeed in your design school!
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How to become an Industrial Designer?
  1. Industrial Design is a fairly uncommon field. How did you discover it?
  2. How do you ...
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A trick for artists and designers to beat the blank page

  • How to beat the Blank page syndrome?
  • Copy to learn Product Design Sketching
  • A trick to kickstart your drawing
  • Mix your inspirations
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6 steps to becoming Extra-Ordinary!

6 steps to becoming Extra-Ordinary!
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Hello sketcher! I show you the time-lapse of today's sketching session at a cafe called Phuc Long in Ho Chi ...
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How to Start Drawing now | Overcome Procrastination

How to stop procrastination and start to draw now
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  • Ready to live with regrets?
  • "Just Do ...
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How to draw a Bag in 4 steps (Creative Doodle Technique)

For this bag sketching tutorial,
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From passive boredom to creative drawings When I ask my friends how things going with
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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 ...
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24 Tips to Boost your ID Sketches! (Industrial Design)

24 Drawing Tips to raise your Product Design skills Today, I share with you
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How to Stop Procrastinating homework (Mind-Trick)

Procrastinating feels so good (short-term)!
  • The power of momentum
  • 5 min Mind-trick to kickstart your design project
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How to Draw Dynamic Sneaker Design! (Ballpoint pen)

HOW TO DRAW DYNAMIC SNEAKER DESIGN!
  • From Static to dynamic Sneaker Sketch Design
  • Draw Sneakers in 2 phases
  • Know your basics of ...
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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.  ...
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You can make your own luck!
  • Are successful people lucky?
  • Which side are you?
  • Make your own luck!
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How to Apply for your Dream Design Job and Stand Out!

3 TIPS to stand out for your design job application.
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  • Apply only for your top 1 ...
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Lift your motivation with the book title starting with: “The art of…”

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5 TIPS to Disconnect… Stop Procrastination as a Designer

  • Beware of Social Distraction.
  • TIP 1 Don't find the time. Create it.
  • TIP 2 Stop your phone notifications.
  • TIP 3 Preselect the information ...
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How to Draw an Electric Shaver Philips! (Pilot Twin Marker)

How to Draw an Electric Shaver Philips! (Pilot Twin Marker) in 17minutes! Hello guys! I am working on the release ...
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How to Progress Faster using the "Copy-Doodle Technique"!

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How to copy to progress faster in 7.35min! One of the "Superpowers" of a designer is to draw from imagination FAST.

But before ...
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Drawing on a Coffee Cup (Vietnam)

Draw on coffee cups - Urban Sketching in Vietnam This morning, I went to the World Coffee Museum at Buon ...
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Download Concepts app here for iPad Pro or Microsoft.
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Last night,
I was sketching a few concept arts at midnight, looking for creative ideas. I am new to the app ...
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Participate in #Productober! Inktober for Industrial Designers

What is #inktober? Do you know Inktober? It is a 31-day drawing challenge created in 2009 by Jake Parker, a ...
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At my first year of design school,  I remember my classmates and I said "Oh they are so lucky!" about ...
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You are a beginner? You feel lonely and you can't progress? That's normal. Most beginners feel shy when they start. If you ...
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NOISLI APP? Boost your Productivity with the Artificial Sound of Nature

www.noisli.com When you are a design student or a freelance,
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What music to draw for hours with concentration?

Today, I wanna share with you a simple TIP, yet essential for your drawing routine as a designer. Do you ...
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Hello !! If you are a designer or a student designer. What does your friend, family think about your activity? ...
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Is it hard to create for a designer?

Yesterday 12.00pm, I went at the French restaurant L'Usine. It was my second meeting with my "Tinder date" Ngoc. *Pronounced ...
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Hello ! Today let's BOOST your motivation to create and enjoy the 6 benefits of learning sketching on paper! Why? Because there ...
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Do not rely on software. Sketch! (my 1st design internship) / TIP 243

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Too many students "hide" their poor sketching skills behind learning 3d software. They want to impress with a portfolio full ...
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Grow your Designer brain like a muscle

Yesterday TIP 241, we saw that if you struggle at finding time to practice sketching, it is not because of ...
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"How many hours to practice sketching per week to become a Designer?" Our logic brain crave to ask that question. And ...
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I love receiving your messages. You share with me your happy and tough moments too. Your stories on your design ...
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Are you ready for the “90 DESIGN TIP-A-DAY Challenge”?

Hello! How are you today?

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Hello ! My friend and student Oliver Esther recommended me a new sketching software called:  SKETCHA. I couldn't wait  to ...
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Hello ! How are you doing today? Today is the 2nd part of: "Are you making these excuses to procrastinate at ...
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Are you making these excuses to procrastinate? (Part 1)

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Hello ! It's Chou-Tac, It's 5pm. I am writing to you from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. I landed ...
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Hello!   I hope you are having a great day! : )   In product design sketching there is something essential
you ...
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Subject: Harley Quinn
Software: Photoshop CC

Brush size: 4
Canvas : A4 with 300dpi resolution
WACOM CINTIQ 13HD
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10 things you can learn about fashion from walruses

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Authoritatively reintermediate world-class quality vectors rather than customized e-markets. Competently coordinate unique web-readiness before value-added users. Dynamically architect covalent niche ...
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I used to be crazy afraid to talk in public. While it is so essential for a designer to communicate verbally ...
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Dramatically envisioneer prospective applications after diverse niche markets. Rapidiously benchmark unique benefits rather than interactive internal or "organic" sources. Professionally ...
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Authoritatively syndicate plug-and-play supply chains vis-a-vis error-free information. Appropriately disintermediate plug-and-play growth strategies without market positioning manufactured products. Monotonectally brand ...
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What the experts don’t want you to know about waves

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What Google can teach you about good horse-back riding

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Beautiful airports and subway stations – Part 5

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Beautiful airports and subway stations – Part 4

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Rock music: do you really need it? This will help you decide!

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How bad do you want to be a Product designer ?

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I'm very happy to show you this easy perspective exercise that will expand your 3D vision skills! 🙂
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Hello guys ! I received an email from Pio Tran about which softwares to learn to become an industrial designer ...
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Anyone with GOOD LOGIC can learn how to sketch. See why.

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Hello! It's Chou-Tac, How are you doing today? I know how we all have a busy life, and how many ...
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What matter more than sketching or creativity skills to grow like crazy.

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Hello! It's Chou-Tac A lot of designers happened to be introvert (included me), and we may suffer from not being ...
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Hello guys from Vietnam ! How are you doing today ? Here is pretty rainy (Raining season), and I just ...
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Hello ! It's Chou-Tac, In your opinion, who got more value:  Someone skilled with years of experience or a young ...
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Today let's see how to draw contour lines. Your first steps, the easy way!
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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 ...
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Hi guys, Today I am in Seoul, Korea ! It's amazing and also super cold here. About -7 degrees outside ...
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Hello Design Sketchers !! Today is my great pleasure to introduce you Noah Sussman, designer for UVEX Sports in Germany ...
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Hello ! Today, it's time to publish the 2nd part of the questions you have sent to me these last few ...
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Hello ! Hello ! It's ChouTac, How are you ? It's Saturday, and Saturday is a Happy Day ! Why ...
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Hey guys, I have just received a message from Krishna who told me a senior students offer her a Graphire tablet ...
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Sometime we wonder how to get more inspiration daily for our project at school. We may be tempted to buy ...
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Today, I am super excited as one of my dream has been realized. As a user of the Wacom Cintiq ...
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When I was a student, we made a lot of mood boards to visually communicate on the brands, users, and ...
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Hey guys, Which pen are you drawing with ? (Tell me in the comments !) If you are still wondering with which ...
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Today is sunny and happy like I love!
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Show all what you got in your design portfolio!

It's 4:58 am and I can't sleep. I guess I am still a bit Jetlagged after my 28 hours journey door ...
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Hey guys, Many of you told me it's valuable to discover more about the profession of a Product designer - knowing more ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Let's draw 3d cubes and volumes that look real with round edges! Before starting, I invite you also to download ...
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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 ...
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Car design Tip | Sketch with the “Happy Accident”!

Hey guys, Today I would like to share with you a Tip I learned at my Design school. When I ...
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HOW TO DRAW NIKE SHOE AIR MAX (IN 1 MINUTE) These days, we have been talking about Footwear design with ...
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Why starting school as a beginner may give you an unfair advantage?

First of all before starting this article: every school has their own policy and criteria for selecting their students. This ...
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mr bailey footwear designer interview

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Today we discover how Mr. Bailey's experience can help you on How to become a shoe designer. Today's interview ...
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How to draw a coin | The 1minute tutorial!

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Hey, Today I wanna share with you a motivational TIP I learned from my friend Roy Pallas, from the French blog: ...
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Are you a black sheep?

Hey, I am not very happy of how education system is trying to create "clones" learning literature and math. How ...
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Hi guys, Today I have just met an amazing Toy artist in Bangkok! If you love art toys, you might have ...
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How to succeed your drawings making ugly doodles!

Hey guys! How are you today? I just went back to my Calystehnic class. (Also called Street workout). It's now ...
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What matter more than years of sketching.

How long have you been sketching? To give a short answer, I have 2 big periods of drawing. The first one was ...
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How to draw 3D volumes

There is common mistakes that everybody do as a beginner. The flat sketch. We draw what we see and it's obvious there is ...
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Art books are my inspiration Red bull!

I went to the famous book shop in Singapore: Kinokuniya. They have a huge Art & Design corner where you ...
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Let's look at how to draw cylinders in perspective. For this Part A, we will get interested in the top ...
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Want to push your sketching limits? Make it personal | with Leo | TIP 168

Leonardo studied Industrial design, and he's today a 3D artist for video games. He enrolled my course Sketch like the Pros ...
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Ben has a story I feel inspiring. He's a boat designer, and presently living in an amazing boat! "Drawing has been ...
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My girlfriend and I went to Starbuck last Tuesday. She likes to go there to work without distraction. So I ...
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Let's see how to draw simple forms to make them into products! I'm going to show you in this video, ...
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Hey guys, If your perspective on your sketches looks awkward, or they seem lacking in details, these today 2 sketching ...
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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 ...
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3 rules from Kimon Nicolaides to learn making 1000 mistakes

1 Learning how to sketch is about making iteration. We try, we do mistakes, we adjust... we retry... and so ...
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These last few days I made a lot of research about the IPad Pro - wether it is suitable for ...
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Should I get an Ipad Pro for drawing cool sketches? I really like the idea of "On and draw". That ...
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Why a good relationship designer/technician counts more than any skill?

Whenever we have a problem, we dig in the past to find a similar case to solve the case. I ...
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Tips on How to deal with suppliers (Carpenter) in Asia?

I share with you my meeting with few Thai wood carver in Bangkok. I hope giving you some TIPS to help ...
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When “Design” fusions a Cafe with a Furniture Shop – (Bangkok)

I am in a taxi of Bangkok on the way to Bang Sue, a road famous for woodcraft. I hope ...
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Don’t trust your first idea. Keep drawing more!

I am now in the flight from Singapore to Bangkok. No movie to watch. Let me share with you a ...
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“Anybody can sketch”: Your 4 steps quick test in 5min!

This afternoon,
I stop for a while at a cafe Paul to sketch.
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How I plan to share with you even more!

Hi guys, To keep in touch more often with you, I am experimenting blogging with my phone! I am writing ...
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From sketching 3 Simple Forms to Product Design!

------ Hey guys, I'm Chou-Tac.
So let's see how to draw simple forms to products. I'm going to show you in ...
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13 ways to boost your creativity and productivity as an Industrial designer

13 ways to boost your creativity and productivity as an Industrial designer

Being a designer is a "24-hour work". You see, hear, eat, sleep as a designer. Everything that surround you is ...
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Majored in Civil engineering but in love with Design | Interview with Huang Li-Chung, 47yo

Majored in Civil engineering but in love with Design | Interview with Huang Li-Chung, 47yo

Today we meet Huang Li-Chung who has an atypical background. He took a common path (Civil engineering) but then decided ...
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New sketching pens ! Love the Signo Uni-Ball colours from Mitsubishi.

New sketching pens ! Love the Signo Uni-Ball colours from Mitsubishi.

Tonight I was chilling in the shopping mall NEX at Serangoon, and “randomly” went to the pen shop! In this ...
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How to draw ellipses in perspective | 7 steps easy tutorial

How to draw ellipses in perspective | 7 steps easy tutorial

How to draw ellipses in perspective step-by-step. If you wonder what is an ellipse, it is basically a circle in ...
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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 ...
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How to learn to draw for beginners?

How to learn to draw for beginners?

Learn to draw is not intuitive. We often believe drawing skills are innate, so it creates some mental roadblocks. This ...
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The youngest student I know studying Design sketching - Interview with Hippolyte Lucas (15yo)

The youngest student I know studying Design sketching – Interview with Hippolyte Lucas (15yo)

Last November, the course Sketch like the Pros was launched. I was glad to see how it gather an infinite ...
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3 Design Tips to get inspired from an abstract painter

3 Design Tips to get inspired from an abstract painter

It’s surprising how much you can learn from people you’ve just met. Last week-end I went to  visit the city ...
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Create Infinite Drawing Ideas |with the Random Product Technique

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 ...
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Why does a designer need to sketch? | With Nick Huber – Mesh01

Why does a designer need to sketch? | With Nick Huber – Mesh01

Why sketching is so important for a designer ? Nick gives us also precious advices about how a student or ...
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How I started design sketching and kept motivated ?

How I started design sketching and kept motivated ?

Most beginners abandon their dreams because of lack of confidence. They love sketching but give up too early. They practice ...
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Sharpen your Sense of Proportion

Sharpen your Sense of Proportion

Let’s continue with the video tutorials exported from the exercises you can find in the book: the Designer Starter Kit ...
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How to Draw Perfect Square (+ Common Mistakes)

How to Draw Perfect Square (+ Common Mistakes)

Today we carry on with the 2nd video of the series of 6 - illustrating the Designer Starter Kit book ...
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How to draw straight lines (+ Common mistakes)

How to draw straight lines (+ Common mistakes)

Today is the 1st video of a series of 6 videos illustrating the exercises from the Designer Starter Kit. If ...
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Wonder what to draw? Look in your house! | TIP 149 | VIDEO

Wonder what to draw? Look in your house! | TIP 149 | VIDEO

We often wonder what to draw.
Today, I share with you a simple solution to get started – and create ...
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Learn drawing by making mistakes

Learn drawing by making mistakes

Yesterday, one of my students asked me: I am doing mistakes. Is it my fault? I answered telling him a ...
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How to keep motivated (having poor results) and avoid procrastination ? | TIP 147

How to keep motivated (having poor results) and avoid procrastination ? | TIP 147

This article has been inspired from questions asked by the members of my blog who answered my previous survey: Ask ...
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How to draw an hostel with good proportion

How to draw an hostel with good proportion

I was browsing my picture library, looking for a subject to draw for you guys. I ended with that hostel ...
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"We have to get out of the comfort zone" Interview with an Industrial design student - Nicolas Gomes (France)

“We have to get out of the comfort zone” Interview with an Industrial design student – Nicolas Gomes (France)

Nicolas is a French student in Industrial Design who has recently achieved with success an Internship at Salomon. Nicolas’s experience ...
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What is the best Ballpoint pen for drawing?

What is the best Ballpoint pen for drawing?

Arpithooda asked me on Instagram: What is your favorite black ballpoint pen? I thought you guys may ask yourself the ...
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Love sketching with the Papermate FLAIR M (Medium)

Love sketching with the Papermate FLAIR M (Medium)

Hey, today I was chillin’ in town. My Black Papermate FLAIR M died yesterday, so I came to the pen ...
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11 TIPS to get inspired and draw from imagination

11 TIPS to get inspired and draw from imagination

Zhe Mei, Devansh S, Mya, Rodrigo O, Tilo, Forrester, John P, Tomes, Rafael asked me in the recent survey about: ...
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How to join the Jewellery design world?|with Diaset, a Diamond setter for Cartier, Chanel

How to join the Jewellery design world?|with Diaset, a Diamond setter for Cartier, Chanel

I believe meeting people enrich ourselves from their experiences. I will interview designers and other great people from the creative ...
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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 ...
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How to make your sketches more real

How to make your sketches more real

When you start learning how to draw as a beginner, you study and practice basic rules of perspective, line of ...
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How to draw a Super-Hero (Photoshop)

How to draw a Super-Hero (Photoshop)

Hey today is a sketch of a Super-hero made with Photoshop. Actually I did that video just for myself and ...
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How to Draw a Bottle Easily (Product Design)

How to Draw a Bottle Easily (Product Design)

Today I show you a simple and powerful sketching technique from product designers on How to draw transparent bottles easily. ...
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How to start drawing anything better in 4 steps | Random Product technique

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

If you often wonder what to draw,
today, let’s look at a 4 steps tutorial that will help you better draw ...
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Get a high distinction choosing a great topic

Get a high distinction choosing a great topic

Wether you study Industrial design for 3, 4 or 5 years, you might end given a project to carry, defend ...
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Sketch smarter with a marker Pantone Tria

Sketch smarter with a marker Pantone Tria

Today I show you a smart way to draw with the broad nib of the Pantone marker. After a quick ...
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Draw with "UGLY DOODLES" (Your Best Creative Technique?)

Draw with “UGLY DOODLES” (Your Best Creative Technique?)

Some of you told me about facing these 3 challenges when you start sketching:
  1. "My sketches don’t looks good"
  2. ...
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7 steps to make dynamic sketches

7 steps to make dynamic sketches

Today I would like to share with you the method that is the most precious to me. Some people may ...
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How to find your drawing style? |TIP133

How to find your drawing style? |TIP133

Be inspired by artists and designers you admire. I was inspired by:
Make engaging sketches to your audience

Make engaging sketches to your audience

I had a short and sweet conversation with David Zakarias-Weich on the Design Sketchbook’s Facebook page that I would like ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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5 reasons why sharing your skills will help you improve

5 reasons why sharing your skills will help you improve


Whether at school or in the industry, it’s an asset for a designer “to be unique”.
To be unique, some ...
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Why you shouldn't draw the shield first? (Captain America)

Why you shouldn’t draw the shield first? (Captain America)

These days I have fun playing with the App Marvel, Contest of Champions on Ipad. Be aware, it’s pretty addictive ...
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5 steps to start drawing a scene in perspective

5 steps to start drawing a scene in perspective

Today I would like to share with you a story about Saad, a designer who has decided to get out ...
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Why being perfectionist will make you fail?

Why being perfectionist will make you fail?

Today I would like to share with you an article I read from 99U, written by Elizabeth Grace Saunders, writer ...
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9 Must-see website for industrial designers

9 Must-see website for industrial designers

Nowadays, the world move fast, maybe too fast sometime. To keep updated a designer has to allocate some time at ...
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How to Make an Online Portfolio? |TIP 123

How to Make an Online Portfolio? |TIP 123

  Q: How to make an online portfolio? Before starting, I published an article for artists and designers if you ...
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Innovate using your 5 senses |TIP122

Innovate using your 5 senses |TIP122

When we look for inspiration, we do our research from visual documents such as books, magazines, photography… How about sound, ...
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Get Design inspired like a Chef !

Get Design inspired like a Chef !

Question from Ragavendran Architecture student from India. Q: Where, When, How do you get inspired for any designs? Sometime we ...
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5 phases to present your project to your design company |Tip120

5 phases to present your project to your design company |Tip120

Question from Nur Aktas Industrial design student, Turkey As a designer, how do you present your product to the ...
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How to draw a side view shoe in 3 tips | TIP119

How to draw a side view shoe in 3 tips | TIP119

Shoe drawing is difficult at the start.
Wondering how to draw shoes, we often face these 2 issues:
Palette. A Sketchbook for shoe designer |TIP118

Palette. A Sketchbook for shoe designer |TIP118

I am following a cool page about Footwear design on Instagram: @PaletteStudioCo Credit featured image on the home page from ...
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What is sketching and digital tools value in design| Martijn van de Wiel and his class

What is sketching and digital tools value in design| Martijn van de Wiel and his class

Martijn Van de Wiel is an Industrial Design teacher at the Eindhoven University of Technology – I was pleased to ...
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What Art material to buy as a student designer

What Art material to buy as a student designer

When we first join a design school, we receive an art material list. After a visit to any art shop, ...
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Sketch more being more creative in the subway |TIP115

Sketch more being more creative in the subway |TIP115

Time is precious and no one can stretch it. How about converting your transportation time to a productive session ? ...
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How to draw a sphere (with the XYZ axis)

How to draw a sphere (with the XYZ axis)

HOW TO DRAW A SPHERE NOTE: We saw previously how to draw a circle in perspective. (Which is represented by ...
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7 reasons why designers use Photoshop |TIP113

7 reasons why designers use Photoshop |TIP113

Thank you Chetan Yadav for sending me your question. I remember I actually asked my self the same question when ...
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How to Draw Cast Shadow | Diverging Source Light (from Projectors)

How to Draw Cast Shadow | Diverging Source Light (from Projectors)

How to draw Cast Shadow with Diverging source light easily! We saw previously at the How to draw Cast Shadow ...
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Q/A How to become a footwear designer? | TIP111

Q/A How to become a footwear designer? | TIP111

Nymul has just sent me a question. I share here with you hoping to help more people. Send me your ...
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How to keep Mr Procrastination away |Tip110

How to keep Mr Procrastination away |Tip110

To constantly improve at Design Sketching, we know that Practice is the key. But M. Procrastination like to call us ...
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Cast Shadow | Parallel source of light from the Sun

Cast Shadow | Parallel source of light from the Sun

To make your sketch pop out from the background, it's essential to add a Cast shadow.
The “cast shadow” projects ...
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10 steps to Be irresistible at your Design interview

10 steps to Be irresistible at your Design interview

Anything can happen! The interview itself could be short, or could stretch on for upwards of three hours. It could ...
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[the Designer Starter Kit] Design Sketching Book in Spanish!

[the Designer Starter Kit] Design Sketching Book in Spanish!

A good number of you guys come from countries speaking Spanish, such as Colombia, brazil, Spain…  and some asked me ...
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Get ready for a SONY earphone Doodle-storm! |TIP108

Get ready for a SONY earphone Doodle-storm! |TIP108

We all know about Brainstorming. I was thinking about making a “Doodle-Storm”. Try, and send me yours ! It’s a ...
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How to draw arrows in perspective |Part2 |TIP 107

How to draw arrows in perspective |Part2 |TIP 107

Today, a tutorial on How to draw arrows using 1 and 2-point perspective. With practice, you will be able to ...
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How to draw with Converging lines?

How to draw with Converging lines?

When you are a beginner and start sketching an object, you feel lost with Perspective.
There is a high chance your ...
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How to draw arrows in perspective |Part 1 |TIP105

How to draw arrows in perspective |Part 1 |TIP105

In product Design we like to use arrows to express a movement, a path, an acceleration. It’s not only made ...
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Sketch faster and better with he Contour lines |TIP 103

Sketch faster and better with he Contour lines |TIP 103

In design sketching, it’s essential to know how to represent ideas fast, especially during the preliminary phase of research of ...
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Do you draw and hold your pen the right way? |TIP101

Do you draw and hold your pen the right way? |TIP101

We was drawing at Garden by the Bay, in Singapore. I took a picture of my friend drawing. It was ...
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Learn better by better enjoying the present |TIP100

Learn better by better enjoying the present |TIP100

A TIP I recommend especially for beginners who have difficulties to start - who try to draw, but can’t find ...
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choutac x adrien wira concept art spaceship

Concept Art| Collaboration with my friend Adrien Wira

My friend Adrien Wira and I tried something new, a Collaboration. It’s something I never though about till Adrien suggested ...
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How to activate Photoshop brush pressure: Opacity and Size variation |TIP98

How to activate Photoshop brush pressure: Opacity and Size variation |TIP98

Today a Video tutorial of Photoshop interface and brush (Opacity and Size pen pressure). After this tutorial you will know ...
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6 instant tips to improve your drawing quality of lines!

6 instant tips to improve your drawing quality of lines!

Maxpower20 asked me if I would have any advise on "How to improve my drawing quality of lines?" I think ...
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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 ...
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How to draw C-Curves?

How to draw C-Curves?

Drawing nice curves are essential for a dynamic sketch. 90% of the time I use 2 types of curves:
Symmetrical sketch drawing the middle line

How to get a symmetrical sketch in perspective? Use the “Middle line”

For a "symmetrical sketch": The middle line is essential to any designer. Mother nature made most of the things on ...
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18 meters of sketches in 7 Days >> Roll of Paper Challenge

18 meters of sketches in 7 Days >> Roll of Paper Challenge

7-days Roll of paper challenge I started without knowing the lenght of the roll. But I needed to set up ...
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How to draw in volume, 2 essential principles for beginners

How to draw in volume, 2 essential principles for beginners

Hi guys, today I recorded the first video of sketching tutorial ! To be honest that was not easy for ...
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Roll of paper challenge - Day 2 - How to regain motivation at drawing ?

Roll of paper challenge – Day 2 – How to regain motivation at drawing ?

Second day of the Roll of paper challenge. My mood is not there. I sit and carry on drawing ...
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Roll of paper challenge: 7 days to fill the roll of sketches | Concept art

Roll of paper challenge: 7 days to fill the roll of sketches | Concept art

To improve we need to regularly get out of our comfort zone. It’s something that we don’t do naturally. Relax, ...
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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 ...
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Top 7 Sketching pens of the year!

Top 7 Sketching pens of the year!

If you also like to do some pen shopping, you may have gathered a lot, and you may wonder how ...
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How to improve your Concept Art by studying mechanical pieces

How to improve your Concept Art by studying mechanical pieces

How to improve my concept art? I would like to create more “credible” concept art engines. For that, I thought ...
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Get inspired from human or animals to draw concept art

Get inspired from human or animals to draw concept art

A great trick to make concept art engine more fascinating, is to give them a “soul”. How ? By giving ...
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Use a pop of colour to direct your audience eyes

Use a pop of colour to direct your audience eyes

Concept art, product design, car design, fashion design… all use this trick. It's essential when you present your initial sketches ...
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What is a "Happy accident"?

What is a “Happy accident”?

When I sit on my desk and I start sketching, my fingers are quite stiff. The first sketches are often ...
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Sketch with reference pictures is not cheating (concept art)

Sketch with reference pictures is not cheating (concept art)

To get results faster, use reference pictures as much as you want. Sometime, your pride may stop you, somehow telling ...
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Male or female design ?

Male or female design ?

A fun exercice in Product Design is to draw a men and women version of a design. It’s a good ...
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How to draw a sneaker

How to draw a sneaker

I made this video during the shoe design workshop I gave to my friends. You will see step by step ...
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Shoe design workshop - Perseverance pays off

Shoe design workshop – Perseverance pays off

I have friends who are big shoe lovers. They asked me to teach them how to draw shoes for lady ...
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How I draw better Product design - sketching dancers on Youtube

How I draw better Product design – sketching dancers on Youtube

I like to do some “sketch hacking”. I take a technique somewhere to import and improve my Product Design sketching ...
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Draw with these 3 sketching line | Straight line, C- and S-Curve

Draw with these 3 sketching line | Straight line, C- and S-Curve

A complex object is the result of many simple things assembled together. With a minimum of gesture, you will be ...
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Ask yourself: “What if” to explore new ideas |TIP78

Ask yourself: “What if” to explore new ideas |TIP78

There is a good trick to find new ideas that artist and designers use in concept art, sci-fi movies, but ...
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Paint with a Gel pen and water

Paint with a Gel pen and water

I accidentally spoiled one of my sketch with water. But it was actually a happy discovery ! Let’s make it ...
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Feed your memory of forms |TIP76

Feed your memory of forms |TIP76

I have spent 2 days at Johor Bahru in Malaysia. One of the main street was under renovation using huge ...
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Watercolour Brush and Sketchbook

All the TIPS I learned about watercolors (in 2 days at Malacca)

A few weeks ago, I discovered the Urban sketchers work. I decided to do my own sketch walk at Malacca ...
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14 Design job interview Hacks to succeed with confidence

14 Design job interview Hacks to succeed with confidence

Take the term hacking as a positive idea. You want to promote yourself, not “selling yourself”. Once again, be yourself ...
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In the subway, don't look at your phone. Sketch! (Urban Sketching)

In the subway, don’t look at your phone. Sketch! (Urban Sketching)

People who are used to take the subway may spend 20, 30, 40 minutes inside per day. How many of ...
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Keep in mind to draw an eye as a sphere |TIP74

Keep in mind to draw an eye as a sphere |TIP74

Tonight, I was back at Tokyu Hands to buy the PILOT Parallel. And I end bringing back home 2 extra ...
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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 ...
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Sketching is not a hobby, it’s a passion |TIP73

Sketching is not a hobby, it’s a passion |TIP73

Today, I felt like a kid in a toy shop at Tokyu Hands. It’s a Japanese store that sell all ...
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Draw thumbnails skipping the details|TIP72

Draw thumbnails skipping the details|TIP72

Drafting the content for the sketching video tutorial, I took a break and sketched some Concept art thumbnails. It was ...
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What is Ghost drawing? | TIP 71

What is Ghost drawing? | TIP 71

The Ghost drawing is a simple and powerful technique that will help you make better sketches all along your ...
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Draw with a fountain pen|TIP70

Draw with a fountain pen|TIP70

Last week-end, my girl friend organized a vintage pop-up store from her online shop Aulapinnoir.com at Arterial Cafe in Singapore ...
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How to Make your Portfolio (a Marketing Weapon)

How to Make your Portfolio (a Marketing Weapon)

Some of you following the Design Sketchbook blog are getting exciting design job interviews in great companies! I wish you ...
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Failing better |TIP69

Failing better |TIP69

Last night I was bothered, because I couldn’t draw. I felt that whatever stroke I put on the canvas, It ...
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Photoshop > Change colour in a second! |TIP68

Photoshop > Change colour in a second! |TIP68

This tutorial contains few tips. You will see how to change the colours at the step 9 of this tutorial ...
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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 ...
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urban sketching watercolour

Watercolours: Use blank surface at your advantage (Taiwan)

It was about 4 am, I couldn’t sleep and I bumped on Chanqueen watercolour arts.  I was enjoying looking at ...
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urban sketching singapore

Do you know the Urban Sketchers? (Singapore)

I would like to share with you about THE URBAN SKETCHERS. I heard about them for the first time during ...
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urban sketching 1 point perspective Taiwan

When to Draw with 1 or 2-Point Perspective? (Taiwan)

Today around the world sketch take place in Taipei, capital of Taiwan. An island located south of China and Japan ...
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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 ...
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How to draw pillars in perspective ? |TIP64

How to draw pillars in perspective ? |TIP64

Let’s look at some inspiration pictures of Milan. I quite like the repetition of pillars along the shops. To sketch ...
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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 ...
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Draw a dragon with the symmetry tool | Sketchbook pro

Draw a dragon with the symmetry tool | Sketchbook pro

Today drawing is an organic dragon head. I was randomly doodling and get slowly absorbed into it. So I totally ...
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Sketch with fluid lines

Sketch with fluid lines


Drawing with fluid lines will give life to your sketches. Sketching with fluid lines is an expression I especially ...
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Photoshop > Start sketching with a big canvas

Photoshop > Start sketching with a big canvas


These days I am looking at some pictures of Evangelion. I am quite sensitive to this mix of organic ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Start a sketch with general shapes, then refine

Start a sketch with general shapes, then refine

Today a quick tutorial on how to make a head. TIP 58 Start a sketch with general shapes, then refine ...
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How to make your sneaker sketch stand out with a simple shadow

How to make your sneaker sketch stand out with a simple shadow

TIP 57 Make your object levitate adding a distant shadow on the ground A 6 minutes video to see my ...
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Making it Manufacturing techniques for Product design

Making it Manufacturing techniques for Product design

Let me share with you guys a book I bought a couple of years ago. It’s about Manufacturing for product ...
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Sketch big to improve faster

Sketch big to improve faster

The bigger is our drawings, the bigger our mistakes appear! I know how we feel at the start. We are ...
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3min video sketching an Adidas wedge

3min video sketching an Adidas wedge


Remember to set up in HD ! An extra video of an Adidas sketch I did at Georges White Coffee ...
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Get a nice Urban sketching spot at the right time

Get a nice Urban sketching spot at the right time

It was 2pm. I was looking for a nice spot to sketch. So I decided to go to the Jetty ...
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Manage your motivation by preventing mistakes

Manage your motivation by preventing mistakes

Do you know that drawing is also about motivation management? I recommend to do not go into details too early ...
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Keep sketching to keep memories and improvements!

Keep sketching to keep memories and improvements!

I was sketching some buildings of Penang, A family stopped by and congratulate me on that drawing. It is always ...
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draw people on notebook

Look at people you draw, don’t be shy (Malaysia)

HAPPY DIPAVALI ! Today is the day of light in India. I am now in Penang, Malaysia where the Indian ...
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2min Two video SKETCHING Y-3 ADIDAS Sneakers

2min Two video SKETCHING Y-3 ADIDAS Sneakers

I was chilling at Georges Town White Coffee. A beautiful Coffee built in a 100 years old house at Penang, ...
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How To Draw And Never Get Bored (For $1)!

How To Draw And Never Get Bored (For $1)!

I started to take a bad habit. Looking ay my phone or Ipad when I get bored. And it happens ...
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Train your 3D vision seeing anything in transparency

Train your 3D vision seeing anything in transparency


This is an essential skill that a designer need to train. If you want to be able to draw ...
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Sketch thumbnails instead of a piece of art

Sketch thumbnails instead of a piece of art

When you start drawing, your are often more focused on making a beautiful picture than getting a great idea. There ...
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Sketch sensual body postures to improve your product design sketching (Live posture)

Sketch sensual body postures to improve your product design sketching (Live posture)

During my first year of Product Design school, we had a quite particular class: Live Nude model sketch. I was ...
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Make random doodle to explore new shapes

Make random doodle to explore new shapes

Before going to sleep, I doodled a bit without much thinking. I guess I was starting dreaming. TIP #47 Doodle ...
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Take great inspiration from catwalks

Take great inspiration from catwalks

I am following the sneaker magazine ConceptKicks since I am student. A bit of story: This site showcases some student ...
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Train yourself drawing things you have fun with like the Minions!

Train yourself drawing things you have fun with like the Minions!

TIP #45 Have FUN when you draw !! CHOUTAC CHUNG – THE MINION INVADERS All started with some random circles ...
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Quick idea, quick sketch, deep research

Quick idea, quick sketch, deep research

TIP #44 When aN idea pop up, Don’t wait for getting the whole picture. make SOME rough sketch, and carry ...
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No rubber to learn faster

No rubber to learn faster

Learning how to draw seams to be already quite tough. Then we should learn without erasing and correcting ? ...
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To improve your drawing fast, get inspired by others |Concept Art

To improve your drawing fast, get inspired by others |Concept Art

Thank you Adrien W. for telling me about Darren Quach. He’s an amazing concept artist. I found his Instagram account: ...
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Q: How do I know if a design school is good?

Q: How do I know if a design school is good?



LASALLE – SINGAPORE First off, I’d recommend that you visit multiple schools and make sure you learn their general ...
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How Designers create beautiful Color Palettes easily

How Designers create beautiful Color Palettes easily

Spot existing color palettes around you To choose a color combination seems not that easy. However, here is a simple ...
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Test your marker colour combination |TIP40

Test your marker colour combination |TIP40

TIP #40 Test your marker combination - Side by side and superposed. If it looks nice, go ahead ! ...
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To make a perfect circle, check your elbow |TIP39

To make a perfect circle, check your elbow |TIP39

I realized that Basic essentials is what people need the most. How about I publish more articles and TIPS for ...
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Q: I want to apply for a design school but I need a portfolio. How ?

Q: I want to apply for a design school but I need a portfolio. How ?

How to Start a Portfolio Most schools will ask you for a portfolio in order to see some of your ...
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The top 3 skills you need to get in a quality design school

The top 3 skills you need to get in a quality design school

Disclaimer: Some private school may try to impress you with the latest technologies and software while the school may be ...
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How to make a creature using a light marker |TIP38

How to make a creature using a light marker |TIP38

Villy da’Locca saw the TIP OF THE DAY on the blog Facebook Page, and he decided to apply that TIP, ...
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What is the best drawing software now?

What is the best drawing software now?

There is plenty of drawings software and apps I like. But the one I use for years is Sketchbook Pro. ...
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Fashion cow boy drawing

How to draw a fashion model in motion |TIP35-36

I don’t have internet yet in my new apartment. So I went to a Hong Kong style cafe nearby where ...
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The “10000 hours of practice” rule under fire

The “10000 hours of practice” rule under fire


Thank you Renata for your comment at theDesignSketchbook Facebook page.
It helped me to clarify even more my point ...
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I have been really bad at drawing since my childhood. How do I get started?

I have been really bad at drawing since my childhood. How do I get started?

"Practice practice practice drawing" is overrated. It's truly important, but that's Not the only rule to success. Before that, you ...
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Draw anything from any angle |TIP34

Draw anything from any angle |TIP34

I found some drawing in my luggage from when I was watching RIO2 in the plane. I was looking for ...
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Conquer your fear of failure|TIP33

Conquer your fear of failure|TIP33

Have you ever felled awkward to draw something when people are looking above your shoulder? It happens that a sketcher ...
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Taschen design books - Chairs and Design

Taschen Icons | Best design books for students

Let me recommend some art books that I personally enjoy: the products of the publishing company Taschen. Taschen publishing started ...
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Greater croquis with a color lead

Greater croquis with a color lead

After sketching The Grand Budapest Hotel in the plane with a Twin Marker, I wanted to practice an other tool ...
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How to be more creative thinking like Google|TIP30

How to be more creative thinking like Google|TIP30

I was taking the plane to Singapore for a 13 hours journey. Usually, I only take long distance flight at ...
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When basics become instinct |TIP29

When basics become instinct |TIP29

I dig in an old toolbox at my parents’ place. I found this door hinge. I took one of the ...
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Doodle easy with bender |TIP28

Doodle easy with bender |TIP28


Today is the third day I play with Bender, from Futurama with the K.S. Challenge. I was bored in ...
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HOW TO SET UP A BACKGROUND FAST| TIP27

HOW TO SET UP A BACKGROUND FAST| TIP27



Street Fighter II x Futurama
I grew up playing Street Fighter. It was one of my favorite inspiration.

Still ...
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Sketch without fear with a secret sketchbook |TIP26

Sketch without fear with a secret sketchbook |TIP26

  Just did a sketch from memory of Bender. Bender is the robot of the animation Futurama, from Matt Groening ...
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How to Doodle note easily | TIP 24 - 25

How to Doodle note easily | TIP 24 – 25

It takes about 4 hours to go to Annecy from Paris by TGV (300km/hour High-speed train). The landscape displayed fast ...
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WARM UP |TIP23

WARM UP |TIP23

There is some days that we feel we can’t draw.
You may still try, but your sketches are still ...
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people sketch in paris

Add People in your Drawings (Paris)

I don’t remember when was the last time I draw some buildings in Paris. I went to the 1st floor ...
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To buy a drawing digital tablet, don't believe in the specs |TIP21

To buy a drawing digital tablet, don’t believe in the specs |TIP21

When I saw the Samsung Note Pro 12.2, I couldn’t resist drawing something on it. (See at the bottom of ...
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A TRICK TO MAKE AN IMPRESSIVE CREATURE IN A SECOND |TIP20

A TRICK TO MAKE AN IMPRESSIVE CREATURE IN A SECOND |TIP20


Chou-Tac ChungArachnid Creature, 2014 TIP 20 Make an impressive creature in a second Insert a small human ...
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Get inspired by nature |TIP19

Get inspired by nature |TIP19

I am fascinated by the tool “Vertical Symmetry” of Sketchbook Pro.
You draw a half, and the software trace ...
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How to draw a transparent object with light reflection in 3 steps| TIP18

How to draw a transparent object with light reflection in 3 steps| TIP18

Let’s study a transparent BIC ballpoint pen Cristal cap. In a previous post, we saw how to draw a reflection ...
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DON’T BE A FOOL. BE A HAPPY DESIGNER! |TIP17

DON’T BE A FOOL. BE A HAPPY DESIGNER! |TIP17

 TIP 17 Don’t be a fool. Be happy. Filter the information which tries to come into your brain. Decide what ...
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Sketching with the Samsung Note Pro 12.2 | Digital Tablet Review

Sketching with the Samsung Note Pro 12.2 | Digital Tablet Review

Chilin at the airport, I made a stop at the IT store. I saw the latest Samsung Galaxy Note Pro ...
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How to catch an instant of life drawing people

How to catch an instant of life drawing people

Last night I took the plane from Saigon to Singapore. Landing around midnight, I stayed overnight at the airport chilling ...
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PERFECT LINES WITH SKETCHBOOK PRO| GET INSPIRED LOOKING AROUND YOU

PERFECT LINES WITH SKETCHBOOK PRO| GET INSPIRED LOOKING AROUND YOU


I noticed the overhead electricity wires and high voltage power lines from my balcony. They are such in an ...
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How to draw light reflection in 4 steps

How to draw light reflection in 4 steps

Theories that explain "How to draw the interaction between light and glass surfaces" are complex and can take a lot ...
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HOW TO DRAW SHOES EASY? SKETCH A "SHOE LAST"

HOW TO DRAW SHOES EASY? SKETCH A “SHOE LAST”

A shoe is a fascinating, beautiful fashion item.
However, it is hard to know how to draw shoes for design ...
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Doodle on Post-it anywhere

Doodle on Post-it anywhere

Yesterday I went to the hospital for a body check-up in Saigon. I checked my hung, liver, stomach, blood, cholesterol, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Set up a high resolution file with Sketchbook Pro

Set up a high resolution file with Sketchbook Pro

Even if I have spent quite some time on that sketch, I am not really fan of it.
I ...
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How to assemble a women body armour

How to assemble a women body armour

TIP 4 Assemble a body armour An armour can cover and hide a high percentage of the body. Visualize well ...
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DRY YOUR MARKER

DRY YOUR MARKER

Today I've just get a set of 30 twin markers. The brand is TOUCHLIIT.
My friend gave me a ...
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BE INSPIRED BY UNEXPECTED EXPERIENCES

BE INSPIRED BY UNEXPECTED EXPERIENCES


At Cuc Gach Quan, Saigon - I discovered a mix modern and antique restaurant. The walls, props decoration has ...
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Line of action drawing

SKETCH THE WORLD!

Last night I received a call. My friend told me that I should draw something that I am not used ...
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LEARN 1 TIP A DAY WITH THE 365 KEEP SKETCHING CHALLENGE !

LEARN 1 TIP A DAY WITH THE 365 KEEP SKETCHING CHALLENGE !

Being a designer means spending your entire life learning from the things around you. Observe, analyze, and imagine as often ...
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Use a killer perspective for your sketch

Use a killer perspective for your sketch

A thorough understanding of perspective is indispensable for a solid foundation in drawing. Remember: Perspective is a highly effective tool ...
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How to convince your audience with your sketches |Line weight

How to convince your audience with your sketches |Line weight

A designer needs to be good at visual communication. In order to defend his ideas and convince his audience.  Best ...
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Learn how to draw smarter with Michelangelo!

Learn how to draw smarter with Michelangelo!

“A man paints with his brains, not with his hands.”, Michaelangelo It’s often said that the artist Michelangelo was a ...
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Draw 25cm straight lines without ruler

Draw 25cm straight lines without ruler

Before beginning this tutorial, I suggest you to refer to “Be a pro at dot-to-dot mastering straight lines” HOW DO ...
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How do I draw good hatching?

How do I draw good hatching?

Remember, draw your lines in a clean way. Begin cleanly, and end cleanly. Meaning, try to keep even pressure and ...
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How to draw straight lines (without a ruler)

How to draw straight lines (without a ruler)

How to draw straight-line without a ruler It may seem easy to some people, and downright difficult to others. Nevertheless, ...
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Nike Tennis Fashion Design

How to draw a girl with a Nike Tennis outfit in 4 steps (Photoshop)

How to draw a girl wearing a Nike Tennis outfit in 4 steps Today is a quick tutorial of a ...
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“Bad artists copy, good artists steal.”, Salvador Dali

“Bad artists copy, good artists steal.”, Salvador Dali

A few days ago I was invited to the manga convention Manga Festival, which was hosted in Ho Chi Minh ...
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Drawing Tips you should know about the ballpoint pen

Drawing Tips you should know about the ballpoint pen

I am completely a ballpoint pen person for drawing. Bics, felt-tipped pens, markers, double-tipped pens, pens with nibs large and ...
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How to draw professional lines like a Designer?

How to draw professional lines like a Designer?

The properties of lines are the keystone of a professional designer’s style. For example, you can find certain types of ...
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Are you drawing with a correct body posture ?

Are you drawing with a correct body posture ?

Just like playing sports or the piano, when you’re drawing it’s essential to pay attention to the body position for ...
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