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 golden pliers I bought at Tokyu Hands shop. I grab the closest ballpoint pen I see and sketch. Sketching is like practicing sport. Start with a warm up! My first lines are a bit rigid. So…

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How to Draw a Cube with 2-Point Perspective Easy

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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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 we are on the right way.  We have just been dropped by an other taxi at a wrong place. At 1 hour far away from our destination! The taxi pretended we was arrived, in fact…

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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.I am preparing the next week course of [Sketch like the Pros]. And I wanna show you that: Anybody can Sketch! Yes!! No exception (Except if you don’t want to, but then I think you wouldn’t be reading me now).  I took a picture…

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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 junior designer can rise his chance through his abilty to sketch to be spotted and get hired by the brands. We have today the privilege to receive Nick Huber, who is the Director of Design…

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“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 has a lot of positive insight so I though you may be curious to know more about him as much as I am ! 🙂 Tell us about you ? My name is Nicolas Gomes,…

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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 same question about it. So let me share with you our discussion. Besides that, I would be curious to know which one is yours? Tell us in the comments. 🙂 My answer to Arpithooda: Hard…

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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. 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

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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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 people think they rather keep there knowledge secrets to better shine. There is nothing wrong about it though. But I believe that sharing knowledge will get you shine much more in a long term. If one…

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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 of his comfort zone.  For that, I will tell you a fundamental technique that Product designers use to sketch from imagination. Saad is an architect who has a keen interest in Product design.  Working daily…

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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 trick that the fashion industry commonly uses without using Colour palette generators. You can apply it to choose the marker colors combination for your sketches. It just needs a bit of daily observation effort. Look…

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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 of time to fully explain. For now, we’ll approach things simply, using a light reflection method that takes advantage of shortcuts. Sony earphone drawing with light reflection – Chung Chou-Tac The first shortcut is to…

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HOW TO DRAW SHOES EASY? SKETCH A “LAST”

If you wonder what is a “Shoe Last”, it might be the reason why you can’t draw any great shoe from imagination yet. A shoe is hard to draw for design beginners. I remember how much I struggled for years, especially for the perspective view! I didn’t fail because of my lack of drawing talent.…

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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. The plus of its flat wire is that you could easily customize or replace the wire color. Simple. Did you…

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