Martijn van de Wiel is a creative entrepeneur, industrial designer, founder of Sketchdrive and creator of the Design Sketching label. He is based in The Hague where he operates from his downtown studio surrounded by artists and creative professionals from all disciplines. Martijn is fascinated by the human ability to explore, learn and create.

Martijn created the Design Sketching label to share insight and experience on the subject of ‘sketching to create’. He regurlarly posts inspiring sketches and video tutorials directly from his studio- and classroom demos. He is currently producing and teaching a series of online design sketching courses to help aspiring creatives worldwide boost their sketching skills and leverage their creative potential. With a background in Industrial Design and more than 15 years experience in teaching courses and workshops at international design schools and innovative companies, Martijn has developed a unique approach in effective training of the sketching skill. His popular hands-on courses and workshops are reviewed as ‘fast learning’ and ‘eye-opening’ experiences.

With Design Sketching Courses, Martijn is on a mission to make professional sketch training available and affordable to all by reaching out to the worlds most talented sketch masters to help them connect and share their expertise with a worldwide community of learners.

As founder and CEO of Sketchdrive, Martijn reaches out to pioneers in online education to help them unlock creativity and amplify learning beyond the classroom. Founded on the principles of ‘learning by doing’ Martijn and his team have developed an interactive tool to easily share, review and give feedback on visual work.

Check out Martijn’s personal blog here: In Perspective.

“You won’t learn sketching by simply watching videos. You have to start sketching and share your results to get feedback and make progress.“

Martijn van de Wiel, founder Design Sketching Courses

Design Sketching Courses is on a mission to make professional sketching training available to all!

The Design Sketching Courses team is constantly producing and teaching new online courses to help aspiring creatives worldwide boost their sketching skills and leverage their creative potential.

All courses offered on this website run on the Sketchdrive platform to give you the most visually interactive learning experience!

Contact Design Sketching here

Design Sketching Courses
De Constant Rebecqueplein 20B
2518 RA The Hague
The Netherlands

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