Creative Fashion Illustration: How to Develop Your Own Style

Creative Fashion Illustration: How to Develop Your Own Style

by Stuart McKenzie


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Creative Fashion Illustration: How to Develop Your Own Style by Stuart McKenzie

Fashion illustration is skilful and inventive, and the best fashion illustrators can fulfil a brief creatively using their own unique approach. Visually-led and extremely accessible, this book is the go-to resource for anyone wanting to develop their own style. Easy-to-follow exercises are designed to build confidence and encourage experimentation as readers develop essential skills and learn simple and effective tips and tricks.

With concise, accessible chapters on topics such as proportion, movement, line, shape and volume as well as sections on tricky areas such as hands and feet, Creative Fashion Illustration is essential reading for anyone looking to enhance their basic drawing skills. Whether coming to fashion illustration for the very first time, a student looking to develop their techniques and expand their portfolio, or even a more experienced illustrator looking for fresh ideas, this book is the ideal guide to imaginative fashion illustration that will stand out from the crowd.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857858290
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/18/2014
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Stuart McKenzie is a freelance illustrator and lecturer in fashion illustration. He has lectured at American Intercontinental University, London, UK, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK. He has worked for numerous brands including Selfridges, Vivienne Westwood, Marks and Spencer and US Cosmopolitan magazine.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Line
3. Silhouette
4. Light and Shade
5. Collage
6. Fabrics, Pattern, Texture/Use of Media
7. Drawing Design Details
8. Exaggeration
9. Drawing from Life
10. Movement
11. Proportion
12. Faces
13. Hands and Feet
14. Style Sheet
15. Inspiration
16. Showcase

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