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Fashion Design Drawing Course: Principles, Practice, and Techniques: The Ultimate Guide for the Aspiring Fashion Artistby Caroline Tatham
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A superb reference book and an ideal instructional textbook for classroom use, this beautifully illustrated guide is organized into units that reflect required courses at leading design colleges. Twenty step-by-step exercises cover methods of finding inspiration, developing observation techniques, and creating fashion drawings in both color and black-and-white media. Separate sections are devoted to getting started and understanding figure proportions, planning and designing garments, and creating and assessing flat specification drawings. The book also features cross-references to its various art instruction techniques, a designer's glossary, and a helpful index. This book guides students through their first steps in fashion illustration, covering everything that is presented in the best college-level courses. It makes a fine starting point for all students of fashion, introducing them to fashion drawing as a first step toward a career as a creative costumier. More than 250 illustrations in color and black and white.
Fashion Design Drawing Course is the ultimate guide for aspiring designers, fashion artists, and everyone who loves style
Organized into twenty-four instructional units to reflect the courses of top design colleges, this book covers every aspect of fashion illustration, from finding the inspiration for fabulous designs to the techniques that will allow you to put your ideas across with irresistible effect.
Find inspiration by seeing the world in a new way Learn to draw fashion and communicate your vision Plan a collection by targeting your customer and choosing fabrics and colors to create a cohesive look Build an eye-catching portfolio that will sell your designs Compare your work with color illustrations showing examples from top designers and outstanding students
Caroline Tatham was the lead tutor in fashion at Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design in London. She has worked as designer, product developer, and brand manager for international companies such as Walt Disney and Marks and Spencer, and sells her knitwear designs worldwide.
Julian Seaman is the author of several books on fashion design. He is a visiting tutor at Central Saint Martin's, and an internationally-known print designer.
About the Author
Caroline Tatham is the lead tutor in fashion at the world-renowned Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. She is well known throughout the European and American fashion industry as a buyer and designer. Julian Seaman is an internationally recognized print designer, the author of several fashion books, and currently a visiting tutor at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London.
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