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Figure Drawing For Fashion Design

The preliminary sketches help to determine the best position for the model in order to display the fashion details to best advantage. Note that the finished figure at the right is trimmer and more elongated than the figures in the preliminaries. Notice the continuous, spontaneous lines of these sketches which help to determine how the styling ' of a garment will be presented. In the finished figure, note how tj the fashion details, especially J around the neckline, are accented and exaggerated....

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Bag Fashion Drawings

The basic perspective principles have been applied here in sketching the shape and farm of the handbag. The woman's hai was added to show the relative size of the bag. The drawings on these pages show the proper approach in drawing and rendering simple accessories. In making accessory fashion drawings, apply the principles of perspective described in Lesson 8, particularly on pages 10 and J1. When wet wash is necessary in illustrating merchandise like this, it is best to render the drawing in...

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Drawing Figure With Dress

The primary purpose of a fashion drawing is to display and sell merchandise. Therefore, care must be taken in posing the model so that the pleasing fashion details show to best advantage. The three figures on this page were done for one assignment. Top-flight fashion artists often make several drawings showing different poses in order to give an art director an opportunity to choose the pose which he believes best displays the garment. These three illustrations show how one artist varied the...

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Fashion Drawing Children

In sketching children's fashions, it is desirable to portray figures with a human interest element, just as in doing women's fashions. The sketches should be spontaneous and contain the action and movement usually associated with children in real life. Observation is extremely important in sketching children. Study children of all ages and make mental notes and sketches of their movements. You will find children assuming wonderful uninhibited poses. The movements of heads, hands and feet and...