Interested in rendering shoes like a pro?
In this tutorial, Mark takes a basketball shoe design and walks you through his digital rendering technique using Sketchbook Pro. Starting with a quick line drawing concept and begins his basic rendering process. Applying mesh patterns and textures created in Adobe Illustrator to enhance the realism. Adding details like backgrounds, shadows and reflections. Learn how to render glossy surfaces and how to create highlights and shadows which give the shoe its overall dimensions. Mark takes you across multiple design programs so that in the end you can apply this technique to ALL you designs.
Learn at your own pace in this easy to follow step-by-step video tutorial. A must have for anyone looking to become a footwear designer.
Mark studied transportation and product design at the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit Michigan. He's worked professionally for major footwear brands like Reebok, Converse/Nike, Under Armour, Burton, Puma and New Balance. He's worked closely with, and designed signature shoes for pro athletes Venus Williams and Dwyane Wade.
He founded Render Demo in 2008, so that all designers could benefit from video demo's by industry leaders. Ranked one of the top design sketching and rendering resources online, It's been widely used by designers all around the globe looking to learn drawing, sketching and rendering techniques.