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By John Hopkins

Model layout: the entire advisor is a latest and fashionable advent to operating in the style this present day. Catwalk pictures exhibit the newest traits and contributions from pros span centres of style throughout London, Paris and manhattan. a superb number of photos and many feedback of extra assets make this an invaluable and fascinating springboard right into a winning profession in fashion.
This behind-the-scenes consultant to the learn of style is for present and aspiring designers, type fans and scholars. It presents an all-inclusive evaluation of the full layout technique, masking the heritage of style, model representation, color and materials, the adventure from inspiration to accomplished garment, examine approaches, featuring a suite perform. it's generously illustrated all through with pictures from well-known designers, contains promising graduate paintings and showcases unique art from a number of studios.
- the recent crucial textual content for aspiring style designers, with functional recommendation at each level, together with portfolios, own merchandising and profession opportunities.
- With an enticing and vibrant structure, each bankruptcy additionally comprises interviews, dialogue questions, actions and additional reading.
- Illustrated with appealing examples of labor from either tested and up-and-coming designers, together with Alexander McQueen, Viktor & Rolf, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Anna Sui, Jonathan Saunders, Mary Katrantzou and Elie Saab, and images of favor icons equivalent to Tilda Swinton and Gwen Stefani.

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They can also communicate age, mood, ethnicity and individual personality, just as in real life. For the purposes of fashion design the accepted rules are that faces should not be overworked or detract from the design of the clothing. The most significant facial features to consider are the eyes and the lips. Noses and ears are not emphasized. When drawing a face the overall shape of the head is important: for women, an ovalshaped head is the most appropriate, with the eyes positioned halfway down and set wide apart.

Hairstyles should reflect contemporary taste and style. While the hair should not be overworked, a lack of attention to a hairstyle can diminish a figurative drawing or fashion illustration. Hair may be shaded in combination with a variety of lines to convey an appropriate style. 02 BUILDING UP FACES Drawing heads and faces involves a combination of studying the proportions of the face and building up the features, including hair that might be emphasized. 7 Discussion questions Activities 02 Further reading 054 HANDS, ARMS, LEGS AND FEET The arms, legs, hands and feet of a fashion figure all contribute to the overall balance and movement of a figurative drawing.

2 Understanding the fashion figure Vector graphics software has been developed to draw flats and specs with precision and with the addition of presentation enhancement features. However, drawing flats by hand is still a useful skill for fashion designers. 7 Discussion questions Activities Further reading 02 01 TECHNICAL DRAWINGS Technical drawings with corresponding fabric scans. Credit: Laura Helen Searle 02 DRAWINGS AND BOARDS Fashion flats used to analyse key looks and garment details. Credit: Catherine Corcier 062 Fashion illustration Fashion illustration occupies a special place in the visual communication of fashion.

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