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14th Century Fashion

14th Century Clothing

Fifteenth-century Left The woman wears a robe with a fitted waist, the result of lacing in the back. Her skirt hem is tucked into the band around her hips to protect it from getting dirty, exposing her chainse. On her head she wears a cloth cap with a rolled head band. Right Over his shirt sherte and braes, the man wears a laced cote which is open at the sides. His leather stockings are held up with leather rope. He wears a wide brimmed straw hat. a. Steeple hennin, parti-colored, with...

Byzantine Clothing

Sixth Century Byzantine Helmet

The Byzantine Empire began in a.d. 330, when Emperor Constantine I moved the capital of the Roman Empire to a city that became known as Constantinople, or Byzantium modern-day Istanbul . Constantine I was impressed by the city's strategic location, notably its command of the Mediterranean, Aegean, and Black seas. The Byzantine Empire's thriving commercial trade led to immense wealth, its trade routes extending from Scandinavia and Russia to Armenia and Ethiopia. In a.d. 364, Emperor Valentinian...

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Fashion Illustration With Markers

Here are tubes of oil and gouache, a palette of watercolours and cans of spray paint. Watercolour and fineliner are used on a coloured paper to create this vivid, printed dress. The briqht translucency of watercolour paint is perfect for conveying the patterned fabric, with detail added using the fineliner. The face is unimportant in this fashion illustration so has been left out to place emphasis on the dress. There are all sorts of markers, including a...