Posts Tagged ‘Tutorial’

Video: Part 1 of camera sketch – roughing it out

I know, I know. It’s been a while right?  No videos, no updates etc etc. I’ve had my hands in a few things lately and needless to say, I’v e been SUPER busy. I have some good plans for the site though– a way to simplify things if you will (more on that later, as [...]

How to Sketch With Contour Lines

Video tutorial on how to sketch form quickly using simple contour lines.

Video Tutorial: How to Show Transparency with Markers

After a few requests, I put together this video on how I do I transparency with markers. See the finished result after the break.

Video Tutorial: Quick Toy Phone

So it’s always good to try new things and push your design skills. I thought it might be good for me to try and sketch out a toy of some sort to get myself into a different style/mood and to learn new things. I ended up doing just a basic little toy cell phone for [...]

Toolbox: Shadows

Well not all about them, but this should help point you in the right direction. I’ve had a few people ask about the construction of shadows. I’ll talk about two types here and I’ll be up front here – I won’t cover every situation or even more complex scenarios, but the principles here will help [...]

Video tutorial: Sketching hands

It is often beneficial to sketch up a quick idea or two of how a person interacts with a given product. Drawing in a human hand(s) to help present scale and orientation will allow you to quickly communicate exactly how the product lives in the human world. This video tutorial seeks to shed some light [...]

IDSKETCHING.COM Onsite @ California College of the Arts, San Francisco

Why yes we do exist outside the website and aren’t just figments of your imagination. John and I (Spencer) had the opportunity to visit one of the local art and design schools in San Francisco for a sit down with some first year students. Sometimes we forget what it was like being in school and [...]