Hand Drawing and Sketching Tutorials
ILM visual effects artist Russell Paul shares some of his experiences with design, VFX, and visual communications. He explains his techniques for laying down and communicating ideas by sketching and drawing.
A video demonstration of a product design sketching exploration, done by design instructor Sangwon Seok from Korean SKEREN.
In this design sketching video tutorial Arvind Ramkrishna shows how to draw a simple object with the goal of building a visual vocabulary.
A detailed video tutorial on how to render forms using pastels, from Scott Robertson‘s latest book “How to Render”.
A short article by industrial designer Michael diTullo, who explains how to choose the right perspective angles.
In this video tutorial Scott Robertson explains how to improve your drawings and designs by varying line weights.
A 22-minutes video tutorial by Scott Robertson, who explains how to improve line weight in traditional media sketches.
A short tutorial by Arvind Ramkrishna who explains the importance of value and shows how to render a motorbike using a set of gray scale markers.
A detailed overview of the Copic markers line-up and their main features.
Transportation designer Allan Macdonald explains how to choose the right scale for design sketching.
A quick tutorial on how to create a product design rendering using markers and smudging on a Prismacolor Verithin pencil drawing.
In this video tutorial Spencer Nugent from IDSketching.com shows his technique for creating transparency effects for industrial design sketches using markers on paper.
This video tutorial shows how to create product design handmade sketches and how to import them into Adobe Photoshop to produce quick value renders.
In this 10 minutes video matte painter and concept artist Marco Bucci quickly covers some of the essential aspects of painting: light, colors and shadows.
In this article designer Luciano Bove gives design students some tips and general rules on how to make a good project presentation.
A visual tutorial that shows the creation process of a car drawing using pencils, markers and pastels.
Allan MacDonald explains how to achieve the fast and speedy but still neat line work of the pros, by practising drawing from your wrist or from your elbow.
A set of five tutorials that explains the basic principles of perpective drawing applied to the technical illustrtion field. Topics include 1, 2 and 3 points perspective and drawing of ellipses/circles.