The Art of Fashion Illustration: Learn the techniques and inspirations of today's leading fashion artists *Plus, tear-out fashion silhouettes to create your own stylish designs!
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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 including Adriana Krawcwicz, Sarah Beetson, Pippa McManus, Sarah Hankinson, Nuno Da Costa, Lovisa Burfitt, and Erin Petson. 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 additional 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!
consciously or subconsciously in my work. I made up this bralette from everything I had taken in over my underwear search, and it left me wondering why couldn’t the things I conjure up just appear out of thin air the way they do when I paint them? This is the Årst background I had ever done that wasn’t a Æat solid color, and the feedback on it was awesome,º says McManus. 10/31/14 4:24 PM 10/31/14 3:26 PM Text Job: 10-42056 Title: RP - Art of Fashion Illustration DTP: LY Page: 45 THE WIDE
Day (Welsh Proverb) ¹This was one of the Årst installments of a large collection of pieces I created while researching my Welsh roots,º explains Pilkington. ¹This piece was the catalyst in moving my research forward; it got such a positive response that I just had to keep going.º ” Not everyone will like what you do, and to be honest, it would be a boring world if everyone did! Niki Pilkington describes her work as playful, detailed portraits of fashion and the girls who wear it. She is known
largest project Roberts has worked on. Roberts’ pencil, pen, colored pencil, ink, watercolor, and oil paint drawing with clothes from Marchesa’s Fall 2012 collection. A Moment in Love A commissioned mural for Tiٺany & Co. 42056 - Art of Fashion Illustration_int.indd 74 42056 - Art of Fashion Illustration_int.indd 74 10/31/14 4:25 PM 10/31/14 3:26 PM Text Job: 10-42056 Title: RP - Art of Fashion Illustration DTP: LY Page: 74 42056 - Art 42056 - Art 75 THE ART OF FASHION ILLUSTRATION |
says Da Costa, and an ongoing process of learning and exploring your skill, your taste, and yourself. He recommends setting goals for yourself no matter how unattainable they may seem. “Dare to dream big and be prepared to work hard to achieve that dream. Know that rejection is temporary and part of the process, and that one day you will look back and understand why things happened the way they did. Use rejection as fuel to get you from A to B.” 107 THE ART OF FASHION ILLUSTRATION | PART 2: THE
Illustration DTP: LY Page: 135 “ Fashion illustration is a direct connection to the creative eye; it inspires and expresses the fluidity of a sketch, the mood of a collection, the beauty of a garment. Illustration elongates the body and the clothing in a uniquely poetic way that cannot be reproduced as effectively in any other medium. It evokes a timelessness designers are always looking to capture. —Stefania Amfitheatrof, luxury fashion industry public relations executive Art by Julie