Anybody can sketch. Quick test in 4 steps.

I’ve just went to the money changer of Raffles place (in Singapore) to get some Thai Baht as I am flying to Bangkok tomorrow! 🙂 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]. I’ve just took a picture…

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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 an empty shell of design knowledge. If you hesitate to join a design school like I did, and you do not dare to apply thinking you are too weak, let me help you. You don’t…

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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. In term of drawing, that software is a lot better than Photoshop. I enjoyed the dynamics and natural lines that Sketchbook Pro provide. It’s a very light software, so it doesn’t lagg. You can…

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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 speed from beginning to end. I show you a hatching drawing technique that is simple to apply. If you need it, you can train at drawing straight lines freehand first. Make sure you draw also…

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How to draw a girl wearing a Nike Tennis outfit in 4 steps

How to draw a girl wearing a Nike Tennis outfit in 4 steps Today is a quick tutorial of a Nike Tennis ware fashion illustration. I sketched and render in Photoshop and show you the process with the 4 main steps. All was done with a Wacom graphic digital tablet. From left to right: (Final…

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“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 City, Vietnam.* * I’m living here for two months. The convention wasn’t huge, but it attracted lots of passionate people, including cosplayers of the same excellent caliber as you’d find at Comiket in Japan or…

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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 small; I have tried hundreds of different types and styles. I especially like to try out the test papers in stores. It’s a relaxing shopping venture. Here is a selection of my best pens of…

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