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.
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. Get ready to put pencil to paper and immerse yourself in the famulous world of fashion! Designer Hilary Lovell will teach you how to draw beautiful outfits, taking inspiration from the catwalk and from classic design icons. You'll learn useful tips such as techniques for inking and coloring and the best drawing tools to use. A special feature at the end of each chapter gives advice on how to put together a collection, and ways to accessorize your model. This book is a wonderful addition to any art classroom, and a must-have gift for any budding designers. Bring your own designs to life with Drawing Fashion, a step-by-step guide to drawing fashion figures, clothes and fabrics.
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
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 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.
This super on-trend title is filled with tips, techniques, and step-by-step instructions to help budding fashionistas aged 8 and over create their very own runway collection. Readers will become familiar with the latest fashion styles and trends, learn how to draw fashion figures and poses, and create eighteen fabulous outfits. The book is divided into six themed chapters: Jetset Style, Classic Pieces, Movie Glamour, Mono Prints, Winter Glam, and Design Icons. The text guides readers through the four main stages of fashion design: looking for ideas and inspiration, creating a mood board, coming up with a color palette, and finally, creating a collection. Beautiful full-color illustrations inspire readers, while easy-to-follow steps teach them how to create their own fashion drawings. Figures have healthy proportions and soft features. so readers learn to create great fashion drawings that aren't based on super skinny models. Hilary Lovell's quintessential fashion drawing style is one that readers will want to emulate. This book makes a wonderful gift for hard-to-buy-for 'tweens and teens who are interested in fashion.
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.
Chock-full of sophisticated and trendy images, this doodle book encourages aspiring designers to experiment with color and pattern to create original fashions. More than 60 pages of clothing and accessories.
Author: Steven Thomas Miller
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2012-10-17
Drawing Fashion Accessories is a practical guide to illustrating footwear, millinery, bags and purses, cosmetic products, and jewelry, offering a unique resource for students and professional fashion illustrators alike. Illustrated with specially created step-by-step sequences, Drawing Fashion Accessories provides students with the knowledge and freedom to develop their own work beyond the basics and to bring style and flair to their illustrations.
"Find your unique fashion illustration style with Draw Fashion Now!" "Draw Fashion Now" is a combination how-to guide and workbook that teaches the best techniques for illustrating and envisioning 21st-century fashion. Professional fashion illustrator Danielle Meder shares lessons she's learned over fourteen seasons of sketching fashion and style in every fashion capital, offering readers solid illustration techniques that demystify the enigma of fashion "attitude." Start by learning the development and rendering process of contemporary male and female figures, each in three essential fashion poses--runway, street style, and red carpet. Then, master basic sketching through rendering garments and fabrics directly on the figure in a range of mediums, both traditional and digital with plenty of blank space throughout to sketch and draw alongside the given examples! Become an expert at "fashion on the fly" quick sketches for when inspiration strikes while viewing runway or street style. Two beautiful, sophisticated paper dolls are also included, with contemporary, high-fashion wardrobes by critically acclaimed designers to dress them up! "Draw Fashion Now" is a uniquely creative and interactive learning experience for fashion illustrators, designers, and enthusiasts at all levels of experience.
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.
Fashion Drawing is a comprehensive, practical guide to fashion drawing for students of fashion design. The book covers men, women and children, starting with how to draw the fashion figure and continuing with garments and garment details, before teaching the reader how to render various types of fabric. This second edition has been updated to include more details on how to draw flats as well as rendering knits, denim, pile weaves and fur. Tips are also included throughout on finishing hand-rendered drawings in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Contemporary in its approach and offering step-by-step guidance, the book emphasizes drawing as an integral function of the garment design process. Students learn how to manipulate various garment details with consideration for scale, construction and color as well as keeping in mind the profile of the potential customer. Illustrated throughout with a wide range of images from illustrators and designers working in today's market, Fashion Drawing provides both the inspiration and the instruction necessary to allow students to develop their own illustration style.
Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Chris Hart Books
Release Date: 2013
Aspiring fashionistas will love this entertaining introduction to design that provides step-by-step instructions on drawing figures from many points of view and in varying poses as well as tools, materials and skills to help them bring their creative vision to life. Original.