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Learn fashion design and illustration with this comprehensive guide by John Hopkins. It will leave you with all the necessary knowledge needed to start your very own fashion design career or illustration business. If you are a dressmaker and have always wished to know a bit more about the design side of fashion, then this book will definitely interest you.
Even if you are just looking for a new artistic outlet, the drawing guidelines and templates included in this book will assist you to create well proportioned designs and images, ready to sell as digital illustrations online!
A quick summary of what’s inside:
This e-book provides a visually orientated introduction to the different drawing styles, techniques and approaches taught in colleges and used extensively in the fashion industry.
The first part of this book addresses the basic principles of good fashion drawing, including the importance of the ubiquitous fashion sketch in communicating an idea.
Chapter two addresses the understanding of fashion proportions in relation to the anatomy of the standing figure.
The next chapter introduces the distinctive nature and purpose of fashion flats and the linear drawing processes of individual garments.
The role of computers to support and enhance the drawing process is also considered and compared to more traditional hand-rendering techniques.
The second part of the book covers drawing enhancements, including colour rendering as an important aspect of fashion artwork, collage and mixed media techniques.
Finally, fashion drawings for presentation formats and fashion portfolios are explained and visually illustrated.
BASICS OF FASHION DESIGN – FASHION DRAWING by John Hopkins
If you are interested in Fashion Design, then this 178 page e-book will teach you the basics of fashion drawing, which is the foundation of Fashion Design.
Drawing to Communicate Your Ideas –
A Brief History
Art Supplies for Drawing
The Fashion Sketch
The Fashion Figure
Understanding fashion proportions
Drawing from life
Fashion heads, faces & hair
Arms, hands, legs & feet
Drawing fashion flats
Drawing technical specifications
Vector graphics & bitmaps
Colouring & Rendering:
Colour for fashion
Collage & mixed media
Digital colouring & rendering
What is a fashion portfolio?
Included are interviews with designers; Elmaz Huseyin, Lovisa Burfitt, Howard Tangye, Tomek Sowacki, Petra Borner, Cecilia Carlstedt, Luis Tinoco, Sandra Suy, Stephanie Finnan
Ethics module and templates for design creations!