How to Sketch Cars with Markers Loose Style


Sketch cars with markers, what else is there to say! Gotta love it. In this time-lapse video, I sketch a couple of sports cars in different perspectives, one is front view with a slight angle the other is a 3/4 rear view. I mess up a lot in this video, that’s the fun part of…

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How to Marker – Easy Shading with Few Markers


Here’s how to marker a relatively easy shape and a shape that’s a bit more organic. Mess things up! Don’t worry about it. Have fun and then do it all again — Markers, pencils, T-shirt & more on Use promo code SKETCH10 for 10% off your entire order! Follow @thesketchmonkey on Instagram!

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Improve Your Sketching By Being A Copycat – Here’s how


Improve your sketching by being a copycat, by that I mean find designers or artist who has a style that you really like, then try to copy their work. Put your sketch side by side with the original and see what you can do better. For me, Tommy Forsgren has been a huge inspiration since…

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How to Sketch a Car In Perspective Front View

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Decided to put together a quick little video on how to sketch a car in perspective front view, kinda like a sequel to the previous video since many of you were asking for it. So here it is! Basically the same technique as the 3/4 rear view, with the one major difference being the position…

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Weekend Sketch Challenge

VW Lines

Here’s a weekend sketch challenge for you that I know will make your sketching skills go through the roof by Monday. Here’s what I suggest: Find an old sketch you’ve done, it can be of anything – a car, a vacuum cleaner or why not one of the Street Fighter characters. It doesn’t matter. What…

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3 Key Lines to Sketching Cars in Perspective

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Hey! In this quick video, I want to show you something I hate doing – sketching cars… Just kidding, who doesn’t love to sketch cars? Madness! Anyway, inside the video you’ll learn about the 3 key lines you need when sketching cars in perspective. We’re gonna focus on 3/4 rear view (yes that’s right , my favorite…

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Industrial Design Sketching – How to Sketch Ellipses


Ellipses are a big part of industrial design sketching. But sketching ellipses can be hard. Here’s a quick trick that I think might help you out if you’re struggling with it. Worked for me, hopefully it works for you too. Oh, and don’t forget your coffee!!!

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Join my Wacom Sketching Crash Course. It’s free.


Are you struggling with your digital sketching? Have you tried learning from books only to realize it’s not that easy to learn from pictures? I’ve put together a course on digital sketching, I call it the Wacom Sketching Crash Course and I think you’ll like it. Oh, and it’s free. Here’s some of what you…

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How to Sketch Anything Correctly Using this One Technique

Simple shapes

What is up! Ever been sketching something and then stepped back to look at it only to realize the proportions are totally messed up? Happened to me all the time. But then I started to experiment with simple geometries and shapes to get the proportions done right BEFORE jumping into details. That’s what I’m going…

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What is Concept Design and Why Do We As Designers Need It?

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“What is concept design?”, one might ask. Working as an industrial designer is fun and all BUT there’s a problem. It requires talking with engineers. And engineers tend to destroy the aesthetics of a design and only focus on cost, manufacturability etc. Yes, they are needed and sometimes you just gotta compromise. But there are…

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