Industrial Design Sketching Tutorials

Product Design Sketching: Bluetooth Speaker

Product Design Sketching: Bluetooth Speaker

A short video demonstrating a quick technique for sketching and rendering products using a pencil.

Design development with thumbnail sketches and Photoshop

Design development with thumbnail sketches and Photoshop

In this video designer Lassi Kaikkonen shows his process for developing a supercar concept from thumbnails sketches to quick renders done in Photoshop.

How to Sketch Car Reflections with Copic Markers

How to Sketch Car Reflections with Copic Markers

A video tutorial by design instructor Marouane Bembli, who demonstrates the use of markers to render a sketch and show reflections.

Sketching motorcycles with markers

Sketching motorcycles with markers

In this tutorial Arvind Ramkrishna from Driven to Draw explains how to tackle a motorcycle sketch, especially if you are not used to draw motorbikes.

Sketching a car in front 3/4 view

Sketching a car in front 3/4 view

In this video tutorial, Arvind Ramkrishna from Driven To Draw shows how to sketch a car in front 3/4 view, a view that allows to communicate the car’s details and main theme without worrying too much about perspective.

Cubes with Color Value and Light Logic Fundamentals

Cubes with Color Value and Light Logic Fundamentals

In this video instructor Michael LaForte explains the basics for drawing and rendering cubes in perspective, giving some foundations for for design sketching and communication.

Design Sketching Tutorial: using primitive shapes to draw products

Design Sketching Tutorial: using primitive shapes to draw products

In this video Arvind Ramkrishna from Driven To Draw shows how to turn simple geometric shapes into a product – in this case a laptop computer – adding small details and cutlines.

Drawing in One Point Perspective

Drawing in One Point Perspective – Boxes

This video tutorial explains the foundations of drawing in perspective, starting from creating boxes in one point perspective.

How to draw headphones

How to draw headphones – Copic markers industrial design sketching

In this video tutorial industrial designer Marouane Bembli shows his technique for creating a product design sketch using pens and Copic markers.

Innovating the Design Process

Innovating the Design Process

In this class from Autodesk University 2012, industrial designer Michal Jelinek speaks about how to improve the design process, and increase creative freedom, going through the entire process of creating a new product.

Gain an Advantage Through Drawing

Gain an Advantage Through Drawing

A lecture from Autodesk University 2013 presented by industrial Designer Kyle Runciman, who explains how to leverage drawing skills to think differently, communicate ideas and gain a tactical advantage.

Inspiring New Ideas Through Drawing and Visual Techniques

Inspiring New Ideas Through Drawing and Visual Techniques

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.

Product Idea Design Sketching Demo

Product Idea Design Sketching Demo

A video demonstration of a product design sketching exploration, done by design instructor Sangwon Seok from Korean SKEREN.

Drawing Fundamentals

Drawing Fundamentals – Using Reference (Pencil Sharpener Tutorial)

In this design sketching video tutorial Arvind Ramkrishna shows how to draw a simple object with the goal of building a visual vocabulary.  

What makes a good design sketch and what are they for?

What makes a good design sketch and what are they for?

In this article reknown automotive designer Peter Steven gives some advice on how to approach car design sketching, underlining the importance of developing a personal sketching style.

Drawing Fundamentals: Building Form

Drawing Fundamentals: Building Form

In this video tutorial Arvind Ramkrishna from Driven Mavens shows a technique that helps to build a visual vocabulary of shapes and forms by tackling only certain sections of a car.

Product design sketching tutorial

Product design sketching tutorial

This video tutorial shows the creation process of sketching and rendering a product, and includes many tips and suggestions for design students.

Rendering Automotive Headlamps with Markers

Rendering Automotive Headlamps with Markers

A tutorial by Arvind Ramkrishna from Driven Mavens, who shows how to render a headlight with markers and pencils on paper.

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