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Freehand Design Sketching part 3: Transparent Materials

Marouane Bembli, Design Professional & Online Teacher

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10 Videos (37m)
    • Introduction

    • Sketch warmup!

    • Line work & first marker layer

    • Second marker layer - add depth

    • Clean up the lines with a BiC pen

    • Add a liquid inside the glass

    • BiC pen magic

    • The importance of line weight and line shading

    • Bonus - Rendering colored glass part 1

    • Bonus - Rendering colored glass part 2


About This Class

Hey, Marouane here, thank you for checking out my class!

Inside of this third part of my freehand design sketching series, you will how to sketch transparent materials such as glass and colored plastic for example. 

We are going to use a few different glass shapes as examples and I will walk you through all the details you need to know to get this right.

You'll learn how to visualize transparent material using both pen and marker but also how it's done using only a BiC pen.

See you inside!



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These are some great tips on glass materials! I look forward to seeing more of your tutorials on other materials if possible :)
Really practical and fun way of learning how to sketch.
very usfull and easy





Marouane Bembli

Design Professional & Online Teacher

Marouane is an industrial designer and online teacher from Stockholm, Sweden currently living in the sunshine state of Florida. He has a great passion for design and especially the art of design sketching. 

You could say he's a wannabe surfer and backpacker (34 countries and counting) who can't help but sketch whenever he picks up a pen. He's worked as an industrial designer, concept artist, illustrator and online teacher for over 10 years which sometimes makes...

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