The Art of Fashion Illustration is the ultimate guide to fashion sketching. Inside, you'll find more than 150 beautiful illustrations from the international community's masters of illustration and rising stars. Peek behind the cloth and enjoy interviews with the illustrators, commentary from influencers in the industry and a discussion of illustration techniques. Expert stylist and fashion writer, Somer Flaherty Tejwani, provides your with an inside scoop on over 30 illustrators. Along with interviews with the illustrators and fashion influencers, you'll find addictional fashion illustration techniques - how artists infuse movement and attitude in their drawings, watercolor versus pencil, insider information, fashion silhouettes and more. Create your own illustrations by using convenient tear sheets that are included in the back of the book. Fashionistas and aspiring designers will love the inspirations found in this book! You'll be creating stylish and contemporary looks in no time!
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.
Another amazing Mondofragile - Fashionize. Fashionize is an exiting journey through the experimental field of new aesthetical, conceptual and technical communication styles of Fashion and Lifestyle as well. It is important to understand that the perception of color is based on the meaning of the color of a particular object, not just the color itself. The recently published Mondofragile I - Modern Fashion illustrations from Japan (2002) was organized by application, under chapters such as Stylishly, Vectrozie, and Extravaganza. They were more suggestions than strict categories, while 'Italy Meets Japan' is clear in its implication. Works are by Tadahiro Vesugi, Maccosi, Emma Mori, Ringirl, Toru Kono, Wakaba and many more.
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.
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.
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.
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: David Downton
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2010-09-22
A lavishly illustrated and beautifully designed book that celebrates the work of the great fashion illustrators from late-19th century to the present day. The book covers the work of fashion illustrators, such as Rene Gruau and Antonio Lopez, fine artists such as Boldini and Warhol, and graphic designers such as Tony Viramontes and Bob Peak.
Learn how to draw posed figures for fashion illustration This comprehensive reference provides hands-on techniques for created posed figures for fashion illustration. The first section illustrates various examples of nude and semi-nude poses (male and female). Later chapters illustrate the same poses wearing sportswear, sleepwear, dresses, suits, trousers, and casual and evening wear. The poses in each chapter are organized to show a progression including seated model (crossed legs, straight legs, seated on chair, seated on the floor); standing model (frontal view, three-quarter view, side-view from the back with crossed legs and straight legs); and moving model (running, walking, dancing). Each chapter begins with an introduction which is followed by images with detailed explanatory captions. With a focus on shape and form, the content covers marker and pencil techniques for a complete range of illustrated poses.