SHOE DESIGN

the fast and dirty way to draw sneakers

Draw Sneakers with the “Fast & Dirty” Technique!

How to Draw Sneakers
with the "Fast & Dirty Technique"! (7min14)
  • 00:25 Draw with a thick nib
  • 01:12 Start drawing with the "Shoe Last"
  • 01:39 Add simple color blocking
  • 01:47 Select a ...
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how to draw dynamic sneaker design tutorial video choutac chung

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 sneaker drawing
  • Don't look for perfection
  • Make your design sketches attractive
  • Create your own style
  • Everyone can sketch. You ...
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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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36 Sneaker Sketching TIPS | 7m. Drawing Challenge!

36 Sneaker Sketching TIPS | 7m. Drawing Challenge!

To make sure you receive news on the launch of the Sneaker Sketching course, make sure to Register to the blog! 🙂 It took me 10 hours and 30 minutes of sketching to complete the 7-meter canvas in ...
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How to make big progress with Sketching Challenge ?

How to make big progress with Sketching Challenge ?

Hello ! It's Chou-Tac, It's 11am here in France. And before going to gym, I wanted to announce that this week: I am starting a 7 meters of "Sneaker Sketching Challenge" !  Yes ! it is about ...
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Sneaker drawn by Amor Jiménez // Loveworks_design

A simple trick to draw sneakers more real

Hello Design Sketchers! Last year I met Amor Jiménez in Madrid. 🙂 I met him in real while eating croquetas in his home country! We were sketching on the coffee shop table with Antonio and Pedro ...
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How to draw Sneakers in 3D |live demo

How to draw Sneakers in 3D |live demo

In a visit to Madrid, My parents and I had the chance to meet up with the students of my course Sketch Like The Pros: Pedro, Antonio, and Amor. The whole night, we talk about ...
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How Kasra progress fast in Design Sketching

How Kasra progress fast in Design Sketching

Hello! It’s Chou-Tac, I remember how important it was for me to be inspired by other students to boost my motivation. Because I wanted to reach their level, I was drawing more often and keep ...
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Don’t be precious with your sketches

Don’t be precious with your sketches

Hello! It's Chou-Tac How are you today? Last day I was at Panam, a French pub in Ho Chi Minh owned and driven by my franco-viet friends Khiem and Remy. I enjoy going there to ...
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How to draw the Nike Air Max | The Sneaker 1 minute sketching tutorial

How to draw the Nike Air Max | The Sneaker 1 minute sketching tutorial

HOW TO DRAW NIKE SHOE AIR MAX (IN 1 MINUTE) These days, we have been talking about Footwear design with Mr. Bailey from Concept Kicks, so I felt it would be cool to publish this ...
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mr bailey footwear designer interview

How to Become a Shoe Designer? | Mr. Bailey – ConceptKicks.com

Today we discover how Mr. Bailey's experience can help you on How to become a shoe designer. Today's interview is meaningful to me. When I was a student Mr. Bailey published (still) awesome sketches ...
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Wanna get cool design sketches? (Don't start with details)

Wanna get cool design sketches? (Don’t start with details)

Should I get an Ipad Pro for drawing cool sketches? I really like the idea of "On and draw". That machine looks really cool. After so long, and deception with the previous Adonit Jot pen ...
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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 to share with you guys. Q/ Why are trainers always drawn in that position ? ...
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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:
  • Bad shoe proportion,
  • Difficulty to visualize the shoe in “3D”.
  IMPORTANT NEWS: I am excited to announce I ...
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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 Rob Maston or @raw_mass @PaletteStudioCo on Instagram It showcased amazing works of pro, beginner or ...
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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 question in the comments or email at choutac@thedesignsketchbook.com. I will be glad to answer you ...
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6 Tips to level up your drawing quality of lines!

6 Tips to level up your drawing quality of lines!

Maxpower20 asked me if I would have any advice on
"How to improve my drawing quality of lines?" I think it could be helpful to share my answer with all of you. Nike Sneaker sketch ...
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16 TIPS - How to Draw a Shoe | ADIDAS Sneaker Design

16 TIPS – How to Draw a Shoe | ADIDAS Sneaker Design

Following the TIP 57  How to make your sketch stand out with a simple shadow, I am publishing an extra video tutorial on shoe drawing. Instead of giving you a single drawing TIP that I ...
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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 way to be introduced into how to create a design language. You can look at ...
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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 how I draw a sneaker. You will also get an introduction to the basic vocabulary ...
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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 and men. So we met at Starbuck for our own Design Sketching Workshop!  That was ...
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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 kind of house ware, cosmetics, traveller, decoration, and hundreds of cool “useless stuff”. They have ...
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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 sneaker drawing process. I love making my objects levitating. It adds some lightness to them ...
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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 at Penang Island in Malaysia. If you have already read [the Designer Starter Kit], you ...
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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, Malaysia. That city is one of the Unesco World heritage site. I hoped that place ...
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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 and professional designer artwork in the sneaker industry. It inspired me a lot, and kept ...
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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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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 beginners or anyone starting! Have you heard about the "Shoe Last"? If you didn't yet, ...
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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 warm recommendation of them. Let's try them! The sketches are done with the thick tip ...
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