Author: Jennifer Lilya
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2014-12-23
From the clothes to the pose, here's everything you need to create fierce fashion illustrations. Create fabulous fashion moments! Drawing on 20+ years of fashion illustrating experience, Jennifer Lilya uses acrylic paint and black ink to show you how to draw the clothes, poses and attitudes behind runway-worthy art. Follow her expert tips, techniques and step-by-step illustrations to draw girls that rock the look, from flirty and fun to strong and sexy. Illustrated with tons of gorgeous examples, this guide covers everything from assembling your tools and mixing skin tones to the secrets behind natural looking poses and proper fabric drape. Jennifer uses acrylic paint and black ink to create her happy illustrations, and shows you how, too. But you can follow along with markers, pencils or whatever you like! Find out how to: Draw standing and walking poses full of attitude and movement. Use highlights, shadows and line quality to liven up your illustrations. Evoke a variety of facial expressions using loose indications of eyes, lips and noses. Create the look of batik, plaid, leather, lace, tweed and other fabrics. Pull it all together into complete fashion illustrations. Pulsing with style, color and energy, this super-sassy guide will help you move your fashion art forward. Give your girls the spirit and spunk they need to enchant the crowd as they cruise the runway, hit the town or strike a pose.
For anyone who loves fashion, this is a dream book: a vast collection of original sketches by 50 of the world's most celebrated fashion designers. Style maven Laird Borrelli has brought together 250 stunning sketches, designs, and concepts by a galaxy of prominent designers from every international fashion capital. Top names like Christian Lacroix and Karl Lagerfeld join hot up-and-comers such as Roksanda Ilincic and Yoshikazu Yamagata in a magnificent and unprecedented gallery of distinctive signature illustration styles, unique creative thought processes, and work in a huge variety of media. Lively text introduces each designer, and an utterly invaluable reference section in back provides contact details for each designer's label. Fashion illustration has never looked so good.
The Fine Art of Fashion Illustration is a visual celebration of fashion image making and illustration from the Renaissance to the end of the Art Deco period, when studio photography became predominant in the promotion of new fashionable styles. It shows fashion illustration as an art form of allure and beauty, as captured by talented image-makers and printed in publications spanning centuries. Featuring over 350 illustrations, it is a beautiful and comprehensive document of the talent and artistry that went into the design and making of European fashion images from the second half of the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century.
Author: Anna Kiper
Publisher: David & Charles
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Learn to illustrate fashion from a designer's perspective. Achieve movement and attitude in figure drawing by following a few simple steps. Develop striking and energetic page compositions. Explore effortless ways to illustrate print, textures, and embellishments. Discover an exciting variety of media and techniques to enrich your individual drawing style.
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Welcome to Fashionize 2 Illustration Will Rule the World, the newest release from Happy Books. Curated by the illustrious Italian illustrating duo of Cristiana Valentini and Gabriele Fantuzzi aka Delicatessen, this wide-ranging survey uncovers the permeating tendencies of images from commercial illustration and fashion design into the everyday fabric of our existence. Fueling the metamorphosis from sneakers to t-shirts, from wallpaper to clothes to furniture and household products, are some of the most imaginative and creative minds from Europe and Japan. Cheeky and sophisticated, extraordinary but pragmatic, they create a world balanced between innovative, edgy design and the practical every day objects that somehow manage to escape the monotony of the strictly useful. Fashionize 2 exquisitely illustrates and exemplifies the essential role illustration plays into every design and creative field and platform.
Fashion designers use illustration to express the ideas that they want to capture in cloth. The objective of this book is to provide the reference points and variations that are necessary for learning plane design in a simple and progressive manner.
A comprehensive, visual survey of fashion drawing in the twentieth century offers four hundred images illustrating the development of fashion as seen through the works of the greatest illustrators of the period.
Author: Tony Glenville
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Fashion illustration is and always has been about far more than pretty drawings of pretty dresses. This lavish celebration of today's leading artists in the field showcases the timeless craft and amazing diversity that characterize the genre. From David Downton to Cecilia Carlstedt and from Jason Brooks to Jordi Labanda, 28 masters of fashion illustration from across the world are featured, one by one, in a grand tour of the best work currently produced. While some illustrators create daringly bold graphics, others prefer delicate watercolours and ink drawings. Throughout the volume, both hi-tech multimedia effects and traditional drawing skills are given pride of place, with many of the artists using a mixture of techniques. Lively commentary accompanies the images, while interviews with each illustrator provide further insight into their influences and methods.
Author: Walter T. Foster
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 2013-02-04
Comprehensive, user-friendly guide combines four vintage instructional manuals by a famous teacher. Step-by-step drawings with helpful comments explain principles of figure and fashion drawing. Techniques include pencil, pen, wash, and opaque.
Author: Alexandra Palmer
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Release Date: 2004
Controversial and unconventional, this collection examines Canadian identity in terms of the fashion worn and designed over the last three centuries, and the internal and external influences of those socio-cultural decisions.
Author: Martin Dawber
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Release Date: 2004
A radical change has occurred in the world of contemporary fashion illustration. No longer is fashion the reserve of the elite: concept drawings have become consumer-focused, with imagery from popular culture, music videos, advertising, animation, and magazines. Imagemakers presents the cream of contemporary illustration for fashion, profiling over 50 of the most exceptional emerging fashion illustrators from all over the world. An inspiring global overview of the current fashion scene and an essential sourcebook for students, illustrators, fashion designers, and style aficionados.
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.