Fashion Drawing For Dummies

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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 ...

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Overview

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!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470601600
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/8/2012
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 372,092
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Marianne Egan teaches fashion illustration and design, apparel construction, and more. Lisa Smith Arnold teaches art and drawing, including fashion illustration, at Norwalk Community College.?She has also served as creative coordinator and fashion editor at several major publications.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Fashion Drawing 101 5

Chapter 1: Finding Your Footing in Fashion Drawing 7

Chapter 2: Gathering Supplies and Setting Up Your Work Space 23

Chapter 3: Beginning with Figure Drawing Basics 37

Part II: Building a Fabulous Fashion Figure 59

Chapter 4: Working with the Basic Fashion Drawing Rules 61

Chapter 5: Tackling the Torso 79

Chapter 6: Forming Fabulous Arms, Hands, Legs, and Feet 93

Chapter 7: Putting Your Best Face Forward 119

Chapter 8: Guaranteeing Good Hair Days 143

Part III: Dressing Your Fashion Figure 165

Chapter 9: Slipping into Shirts and Sweaters 167

Chapter 10: Presenting Perfect Pants 189

Chapter 11: Getting All Dolled Up: Evening Wear 217

Chapter 12: Outerwear for All 233

Chapter 13: Accenting the Accessories 249

Part IV: Taking Your Fashion Drawing to the Next Level 269

Chapter 14: Fabrics: Refining Style with Draping, Texture, and Patterns 271

Chapter 15: Conveying Attitude and Movement through Body Language 291

Chapter 16: Going to Extremes to Develop Your Own Style 315

Chapter 17: Building Your Fashion Design Portfolio 329

Part V: The Part of Tens 343

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Stay Current 345

Chapter 19: Ten Steps to Kick-Start Your Career 351

Index 357

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