Posts Tagged ‘Marker’

Sketch-A-Day 36

20 mins – pencil + markers

Sketch-A-Day 35: Dongles

Pilot Hitec C, Prisma Markers, Bond Paper – 12mins

Sketch-A-Day 32: Washers

Pilot HiTec C, Prismacolor Marker, Copic Marker

Sketch-A-Day 27: APC

Prismacolor Markers + Pilot Hitec C

Sketch-A-Day 4: Backpacks

Materials Used: Pilot Fineliner, Copic Marker, and Cheap Bond Paper

Marker Sketch Tutorial: Luggage

Okay, here’s another sketch tutorial for you. We’ve received a couple requests for more marker demos with traditional media, so I broke it down for you in a few steps. People always ask what’s the key to laying down some good marker or pencil – I think the answer is really simple. Relax, and have fun and [...]

Recap: IDSKETCHING.COM at IDSA Western Conference

Yes I got married and on my honeymoon (with the permission of my lovely bride), represented for IDSKETCHING.COM at the IDSA Western Conference. Hosting the workshop was a fun experience and we had a good showing from students and professionals alike.

News: Mercedes SLR sketches

Who doesn’t like looking at juicy car sketches right? These very cool emotional sketches of the new Mercedes-Benz SLR were released today and they are quite nice! The newest and last SLR being produced by Mercedes does not dissapoint! You can tell the designer was making vroom vroom noises as he penned these out…check out [...]

Toolbox: Basic Marker Cube

Alot of people have been asking for this, so i finally decided to do it . . .  but this time in step-by-step style without the video. Go easy on me. If something isn’t terribly clear, feel free to email us or comment and we’ll update this post to make it water tight. First off, [...]

Toolbox: Levels of Sketching

I’ve met alot of designers in my limited experience that complain about the “sketchers”. Sometimes designers with an aptitude for sketching get labeled as being shallow or non-creative. However, I see sketching as a means to and ends rather than the end all. When all is said and done, regardless of how flashy the sketch may be or how killer it may look, the essence of why we sketch ideas as designers is seeded in effectively communicating those ideas to our clients. Sketching is our language of communication.

Video Tutorial: Exploded View Sketching

When it all comes down to it, we sketch to communicate. Sometimes simply sketching an object in the standard orthographic and perspective views isn’t enough. In cases like these, we sometimes need to go a little deeper with our explanation/communication to the viewer, and that’s where an exploded view comes in.

Sketchbook Update: Bag Sketches

I did a couple of Sketch pages relating to softgoods. This beach bag was sketched up on marker paper with a black Prismacolor pencil and Prismacolor markers on front and back. Check out the link to take a peek. More is on the way!