Author: John Hopkins
Publisher: AVA Publishing
Release Date: 2009-12-10
"Basics Fashion Design: Fashion Drawing provides a visually oriented introduction to the subject by considering the different styles, techniques and approaches used in the fashion industry. Packed with interviews and work by talented designers and illustrators, this book will both inform and inspire you." --Book Jacket.
This stunning survey reveals the genre of fashion drawing to be an art form in its own right. Drawing Fashion celebrates renowned art dealer Jo'lle Chariau's unique collection of some of the most remarkable fashion illustrations from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. These original works define the fine art of illustrating fashion, from Poiret, Chanel, Balenciaga, and Dior to Comme des Garçons, McQueen, and Viktor & Rolf. This catalogue, which accompanies the exhibition at the Design Museum in London, showcases fashion illustrators at their creative heights: Lepape at the beginning of the century, Bérard in the 1930s and Forties, Cecil Beaton in the Fifties, Antonio from the Sixties to the Eighties, and current artists Mats Gustafson, François Berthoud, and Aurore de La Morinerie. In their engaging and highly informative essays, Germany Times Magazine journalist Holly Brubach and London Sunday Times chief fashion writer Colin McDowell reveal how the art of drawing fashion continues to reflect not only the spirit and style of the decades, but also the wider social and cultural changes of the past century.
Exakte Modezeichnungen sind die unverzichtbare Grundlage für die schneiderische Umsetzung. Klar und anschaulich vermittelt dieser Band deshalb auch die Erstellung dieser technischen Darstellungen: Hierfür werden Fotografien von grundlegenden Schnitten und designerische Details immer den zugehörigen Zeichnungen gegenübergestellt, so dass auf den ersten Blick erkennbar ist, wie eigene Entwürfe anzulegen sind und worauf es bei der Übertragung von der dreidimensionalen Idee in eine zweidimensionale Vorlage eigentlich ankommt. Die zweite Auflage dieses erweiterten Beststellers enthält umfassende Anleitungen für das Zeichnen mit der Hand und mit Illustrator sowie ein neues Kapitel über Strickwaren. * Über 600 technische Zeichnungen von Kleidungsstücken, Stilen und Details. * Grundformen zu speziell erstellten Nesselmodellen zeigen die Beziehung zwischen 3D-Kleidungsstück und 2D-Zeichnung. * Dutzende Varianten zu Stildetails, Ausschnitten, Ärmeln und Kragen sowie Konstruktionsdetails und dekorativen Designdetails. Mit 29 kostenfreien Muster-Illustrationen zum Herunterladen.
Flats, or technical drawings, are essential for anyone working in the fashion industry. Used to convey design ideas and garment details to pattern cutters and machinists, it is essential that they are drawn accurately to avoid misunderstanding and costly mistakes in sampling and production. Flats: Technical Drawing for Fashionexplains how to create a technical fashion drawing using a simple and straightforward step-by-step method accompanied by some time-saving tips. This method is explained for those who wish to use Adobe Illustrator as well as for those who prefer to draw by hand. The second part of the book presents over 400 technical drawings of garment types, styles, and construction details, the basic key shapes of which are shown alongside a specially created and photographed muslin. Accompanying each illustration is a list of all the terms by which that garment is known. This unique presentation illustrates the relationship between the three-dimensional garment and the two-dimensional drawing, allowing readers to really understand how to render technical drawings.
This eye-catching and jam-packed book is filled with tips and step-by-step instructions on how to draw your own shoes, clothes and accessories. Perfect for any budding fashionista with an artistic flare!
This new edition of 9 Heads has been completely revised to bring all the fashion garments and details up-to- date. Numerous new drawings of street wear, active wear, bridal wear, swim wear and lingerie have been added. Breakdown drawings are shown for an even wider selection of garments and new croquis are included in a variety of poses reflecting contemporary attitudes and stances. New dedicated chapters cover the topics of composition - how best to group together figures when illustrating a line of garments; concept drawings - developing the skills necessary to make quick studies or to jot down ideas when creating a new clothing line and Using Photoshop - a review of how Photoshop can be used to enhance and extend the drawing techniques the book teaches. A DVD is also included containing a live video by the author introducing how to draw the fashion figure as well as a number of templates of fashion figures in different views and poses.
Communicate your ideas and designs through a variety of sketches, drawings and expressive illustrations, with guidance from a seasoned professional. With more than 150 colour examples, John Hopkins takes you through the different styles, techniques and approaches to drawing in the fashion industry. This second edition offers advice on selecting appropriate materials and media, with examples demonstrating their different uses and applications. You'll also learn the theory and history of fashion drawing, and the range of styles used by contemporary designers, from quick sketches to sophisticated digital drawings. In addition to new interviews with designers and illustrators, a glossary, resources directory and revised templates, this edition also has exercises to get you pencilling your fashion figures, painting your collections and developing that all-important portfolio right from the start.
Author: Lisa Arnold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-04-06
The fast and easy way to learn the art of fashion drawing This fun guide gives you dozens of step-by-step diagrams that walk you through the process of preparing creative illustrations that you can later develop into dynamic presentations for your design portfolio. Plus, you'll not only learn how to draw clothes and fabric, but also how to show details that make up the total look: faces and hairstyles, fashion accents, and a wide variety of textures. If you're an aspiring fashion designer, you know it's essential to be able to draw, prepare, and present a fashion drawing. Whether you have little or no prior drawing experience, Fashion Drawing For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, non-intimidating instructions for mastering the drawing skills you need to design like a pro. Learn the rules and techniques of fashion drawing Draw the fashion figure in different poses and from multiple angles Discover how to complement your drawings with accessories, clothing, and style If you're a fledgling designer looking for non-intimidating guidance on learning the ins and outs of fashion drawing, this friendly guide has you covered!
This stylish full color book is the ultimate introduction to fashion drawing. Learn how to draw eighteen stunning outfits, including gorgeous party clothes, beautiful beachwear and glamorous red carpet dresses. Further develop your artistic skill by sketching fashion figures and poses. Easy to follow steps make the drawings simple to achieve, even for beginners. The useful introduction section gives readers tips on the best drawing tools to use, fashion line styles, inking and coloring.
Fashion Drawing is a step-by-step guide for beginners, aimed at artists who are keen to learn how to draw and construct fashion figures and outfits in a vast variety of styles. Fifteen leading illustrators and students of fashion give inspirational interviews about why drawing is so important to their design process. Step-by-step examples from their sketchbooks show how they have achieved the final illustrations.Includes fashion proportions, and how to turn sketches into full figure drawings in different styles. How to draw clothes for men, women, and children for different occasions are shown. Another chapter looks at the design stages that go from creating a mood board and following a brief to producing the finished illustration.
This stylish introduction to fashion drawing is aimed both at practicing designers who want to brush up their skills, and at wannabe designers and fashion enthusiasts who want to learn how to design, draw and illustrate fashion from scratch. User-friendly, accessible and stylish, this book is an ideal guide to the world of fashion illustration and design. Fully illustrated throughout, this book contains examples from a range of practising fashion designers and illustrators, and step-by-step illustrations showing how to get the best results. Beginning with the materials and equipment that readers will need, the book goes on to explain how to get inspiration and ideas and use a sketchbook to develop design projects, before moving on to the process of drawing fashion figures. Readers are guided through the process of drawing fashion figures, with step-by-step illustrations showing proportions, men and women, and a range of different poses (standing, sitting, walking etc). Noel Chapman is a fashion author, lecturer, consultant and designer who has designed clothes for Urban Outfitters, Tommy Hilfiger, Quiksilver and Galeries Lafayette amongst others. Judith Cheek is a fashion illustrator who trained at Central Saint Martin's School of Art and has worked for clients including M&S, the Conran Group, Viyella and Littlewoods.
Kenneth Paul Block is one of the most influential fashion illustrators of the twentieth century. His childhood dream was "to draw glamorous ladies in beautiful clothes" After graduating from Parsons School of Design, his first job was at the powerful Wom