Modern Fashion Illustration is a how-to book that offers step-by-step the art of fashion illustration, and how to promote it in today's world of social media. It also includes a collection of whimsical fashion illustrations by the author, featuring illustrations waiting to be colored in by novices and practiced illustrators alike. After graduating from college with a BFA in Studio Art, Holly Nichols sought a way to merge her love of fashion with art. Her sketchbook and napkin doodles of designer duds became refined drawings that she now creates with her beloved artist markers. She uses her fashion-inspired illustrations to engage her audience of more than 1 MILLION Instagram followers in both the fashion and art communities. Holly has created fashionable illustrations and artful campaigns for TRESemmé, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barney's New York, Neiman Marcus, Disney, Living Proof, and many more. She creates her work both in her studio, and straight from the seats of fashion week and more. Her work is sold internationally and she works with corporate clients to create fashion and beauty illustrations for campaigns, live-sketch events, and more. Today, she uses artist-quality illustration markers to hand-sketch garments with love from her studio just south of Boston, MA. (www.hnicholsillustration.com)
can be helpful to break a figure into different parts when you are creating a fashion illustration. I start by including these main elements: TORSO The torso of a fashion illustration consists of the shoulders, bust and waist.
Author: Holly Nichols
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Presenting an overview of fashion drawing, presentation and illustration, this work teaches students how to draw the fashion figure as well as featuring the work of established illustrators, encouraging readers to observe and to develop their confidence and skills as an illustrator.
... Life Drawing , Marlborough , The Crowood Press , 2003 3 ARTISTIC TECHNIQUES Bina Abling , Fashion Rendering with ... London , Thames and Hudson , 2004 FURTHER READING 5 HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY FASHION ILLUSTRATION Francoise ...
Author: Bethan Morris
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Category: Fashion designers
Modern Fashion Illustration is a how-to book that offers step-by-step the art of fashion illustration, and how to promote it in today's world of social media. It also includes a collection of whimsical fashion illustrations by the author, featuring illustrations waiting to be colored in by novices and practiced illustrators alike.
Modern Fashion Illustration is a how-to book that offers step-by-step the art of fashion illustration, and how to promote it in today's world of social media.
Author: Holly Nichols
Publisher: Centennial Books
A comprehensive, visually-led overview that covers all areas of fashion drawing, presentation, and illustration, Fashion Illustrator both teaches students how to draw the fashion figure and provides an extended showcase of established and emerging illustrators. A technical chapter outlines the use of different media, showing students how to use colour, and features techniques for rendering different materials and patterns. Dedicated tutorials explore both digital and traditional media through the work of leading fashion illustrators, giving the student the confidence to experiment with different illustrative styles. Later chapters outline the history of both 20th-century and contemporary fashion illustration, and profile influential fashion illustrators and other industry professionals, with interviews providing an insight into life after graduation. From initial inspiration though to finished illustration, the book teaches the student how to draw from life. There is also guidance on careers for the fashion illustrator, portfolio presentation and working with an agent.
... Mitchell Beazley, 2004 Martin Dawber, New Fashion Illustration, Batsford, 2005 Delicatessen, Fashionize: The Art of Fashion Illustration, Gingko Press, 2004 Delicatessen, Mondofragile: Modern Fashion Illustrators From Japan, ...
Author: Bethan Morris
Publisher: Hachette UK
Learn to paint outstanding fashion watercolors with expert guidance from a leading fashion illustrator. Watercolor is a wonderful medium for figure and fashion as it creates loose, impressionistic results that capture the essence of a look without getting too bogged down in the details. In this complete course, professional fashion illustrator Francesco Lo Iacono shows you how to master creating delicate, beautiful fashion illustrations. The book begins with the best tools and materials, from paints and brushes to pencils, paper and more. You'll then explore simple watercolor techniques such as washes, wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and using the white of the paper. Francesco then goes on to teach you about lighting and shading, which can have a dramatic effect on your work. And finally in the front section, you'll learn about colour, how to create palettes, how to mix colours and achieving a range of skin tones. Once you've covered these fundamentals, Francesco explores the key elements of illustrating fashion, with guidance on how to approach both male and female faces, a wide variety of hair types and styles, different male and female poses, and how to draw and paint garments, reflecting tailoring, drapery, volume, texture and patterns. Twenty step-by-step projects then take these building blocks and show you how to use them to create beautiful fashion watercolors, starting with easier subjects and building in complexity as your confidence grows. You'll begin by painting handbags and shoes without models before starting to introduce figures. The range of subjects included covers all angles, from full figures front on and in profile to close-up make-up and beauty illustrations. You'll also learn how to create dynamic compositions for editorial fashion illustration. Finally, Francesco covers the best ways to digitize and retouch your work, how to incorporate other media alongside your watercolors, how to work live at fashion events and how to take everything you've learned to develop your own personal style of fashion illustration. Francesco's clients include fashion brands Dior, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton – and with this book you'll have all the tools you need to become an A-list fashion illustrator too.
The blooming of modern fashion illustration in the early 20th century is inextricably linked to the historical, social, and economic background that led fashion to develop as a real and profitable business. Fashion magazines like Vogue ...
Author: Francesco Lo Iacono
Publisher: David and Charles
This captivating retrospective explores the social context of fashion with informative text and over 70 striking images. Profiles include flappers, glamour girls, flower children, and the modern obsession with celebrity styles.
The Gazette illustrators similarly used areas of pure color, defined by a direct, precise line. ... In these images, the “fine” and “commercial” arts had merged to produce the quintessential modern fashion illustration.
Author: Rosemary Torre
Publisher: Courier Corporation
From the suburbs to the subway, Sketch and Go: 5 Minute Fashion Illustration shows you how to capture fashion anywhere and everywhere. Fashion is fast and furious, and fashion illustrators need to work the same way to keep up with the latest trends. Part technique, part sketchbook, Sketch and Go: 5 Minute Fashion Illustration is ideal for beginners looking to learn tips and tricks for sketching fashion illustrations, both quickly and on the go. First, you'll learn basic fashion illustration skills and practical techniques for inspired "live fashion sketching". Once you've conquered the basics, you can sketch your own collection on the 500 pre-printed model templates. Featuring a variety of different poses, these templates allow you to get down to business and sketch your designs right away, without worrying about drawing models. The sketchpad pages are specially designed so that they can be photocopied without the templates, leaving just the fashion sketch! In need of inspiration? Don't worry! You'll also find an inspirational gallery of four-color illustrations from fashion designer and illustrator, Emily Brickel Edelson. So what are you waiting for? Get sketching!
The Fashion Canon is a more exaggerated version of the Greek Canon. It is these modifications that take the look of the traditional Greek Canon and stylize it into modern fashion illustrations.
Author: Emily Brickel Edelson
An interdisciplinary collection illuminating how fashion shaped concepts and practices of femininity and modernity
tinction to that of Phryné, which reflects the absolute latest in contemporary fashion, as many critics emphasized. For example, the critic from L'Illustration writes: “a robe of gray silk is sufficient to dress the industrious spouse; ...
Author: Ilya Parkins
Category: Social Science
Cutting-Edge Fashion Illustration is the go-to resource and inspiration if you're a budding fashion designer, fashion illustrator or just simply want to learn more illustration techniques. Covers all key areas of illustration using traditional, digital and mixed media methods, offering clear advice on how to manage color, textures, patterns and how to create your own fashion portfolio. Easy to follow step-by-step tutorials demonstrate each of the techniques, followed by a gallery of inspirational images show how to use each technique in your own illustrations. Erica is a fashion illustrator working with key fashion publications in London, UK, one of the world's leading cities of fashion, so her style is very commercial and current!
Step-by-step contemporary fashion illustration - traditional, digital and mixed media Erica Sharp. This is a young, modern illustration, which is reflected in the bold clothing colours and playful patterns that have been used together.
Author: Erica Sharp
Publisher: David and Charles
Fashion illustration is and always has been about far more than pretty drawings of pretty dresses. This lavish celebration of today’s leading artists in the field showcases the timeless craft and amazing diversity that characterize the genre. From David Downton to Cecilia Carlstedt and from Jason Brooks to Jordi Labanda, 28 masters of fashion illustration from across the world are featured, one by one, in a grand tour of the best work currently produced. While some illustrators create daringly bold graphics, others prefer delicate watercolours and ink drawings. Throughout the volume, both hi-tech multimedia effects and traditional drawing skills are given pride of place, with many of the artists using a mixture of techniques. Lively commentary accompanies the images, while interviews with each illustrator provide further insight into their influences and methods. A source of inspiration for aspiring illustrators, designers and advertising creatives, this gorgeous volume will also catch the eye of fashion lovers and all those who have an interest in contemporary figurative art and visual communication.
Such observational drawing – taking individuals seen on the streets and adapting these figures for a variety of creative outcomes – has been used in fashion illustration since time immemorial. In contemporary fashion terms, ...
Author: Tony Glenville
Publisher: Hachette UK