Free Car Sketching Crash Course [VIDEO]

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Goooooood morning and happy Monday! To get your week off right, and because you’re awesome for checking out TheSketchMonkey, I created a free car sketching crash course. Inside, I’ll walk you though step by step how to get a sports car right in side view every single time you sketch it. There are a few rules…

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My Weird Morning Sketching Ritual [Video inside]

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If you’re following me on Instagram (@thesketchmonkey), you’ve seen the result of my weird morning sketching ritual in some posts. I do this almost every morning. Starting the day off right is essential for me. It sets the tone for the rest of the day. If I start the day doing what I enjoy, the rest…

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5 Essential Tools for the Analog Designer

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If you didn’t know already, sketching is one of my great passions. Whether it be digital or analog, I try to make time for sketching every day and continue to improve my skills. In this post you will learn the 5 essential tools for the analog designer, tools I always want to have available on…

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Industrial Design – How to Sketch Car Reflections with Copic Markers

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Hey! Hope you’re having an awesome day. I thought I’d share a sketching video with you that I think you might find helpful, especially if you’re into marker sketching and car design in particular. Obviously these techniques can be applied to all industrial design sketching, not just car design or transportation design. The key is…

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How to sketch wheels

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Hello Designers, it’s time for another video tutorial! This time, we’re going to talk about how to sketch wheels. This is something I get asked a lot. Now I did make a tutorial on this a while back, which you can watch here, but I thought it would be fun to make a new one.…

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How to Sketch a Car with Markers

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Hey Designers! In this video, I’ll show you real quick how to sketch a car with markers and the steps I take to get it done. Basically, you want to start out loose with a pencil or very fine pen lines. You don’t have to worry too much about messing up at this stage, most…

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3 Ways to Improve Your Sketching Line Quality

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Having a good sketching line quality can make a quick 5 minute doodle look like a semi-rendering. But how do you practice it? Here are 3 exercises I do and you can do as well to really get those smooth, clean lines going.   1, “The Dot Connector” Grab a clean sheet of paper. Add a bunch…

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5 Steps to Sketch a Car with Markers

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Here’s my easy process and basic steps on how to sketch a car with markers. It’s pretty straight forward and I use these steps on most of my sketches, whether it be products or cars. I hope you find it useful! Feel free to share this post with anyone you think might be interested in checking…

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