Fashion Illustration Techniques

Fashion Illustration Techniques by Zeshu Takamura

A Super Reference Book for Beginners

Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781592537952
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Learn the basics of fashion illustration and all the necessary tools and techniques from the field with Fashion Illustration Techniques! Filled with step-by-step drawings and covering all the fundamentals such as drawing head and body proportions, choosing colors, and much more, this complete guide is the only reference book you’ll need to start designing for the world of fashion. Zeshu Takamura has based this book on the curriculum of the beginner's course at the fashion design school that he teaches in, and lends his years of experience and skills to this comprehensive resource.

Inside, you'll find each skill set broken down by week:

- The 1st Week: Let's Master Basic Drawing

- The 2nd Week: Let's Master Body Parts and Garment Items Drawing

- The 3rd Week: Let's Try Coloring

- The 4th Week: Master Design Drawing and Make Your Own Design

With easy-to-follow instructions that will prepare you for this creative field, Fashion Illustration Techniques is a must-have for all fashion design students who require a basic knowledge of drawing and illustration techniques.

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Zeshu Takamura currently lives in Japan and is the author of several fashion design and illustration books, including The Use of Markers in Fashion Illustration and Fashion With Style: Ladies Fashion Items.

Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781592537952
Illustrations: 500
Size: 8.75 in x 11.125 in x 0.625 in / 222.25 mm x 282.58 mm x 15.875 mm
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The 1st Week Let’s Master Body Drawing ............................................................................ 003
phase01 Orientation ................................................................................................. 004
phase02 The Eight-Head Proportion ............................................................................ 010
phase03 Erect Frontal Pose (Female) ........................................................................... 012
phase04 Erect Frontal Pose (Legs apart) ...................................................................... 019
phase05 Fashion Model’s Standing and Walking Poses ................................................ 025
phase06 Changes When the Body is Turned ................................................................ 036
phase07 Fashion Model’s Standing Pose (Diagonal) ..................................................... 053
The 2nd Week Let’s Master Body Parts and Garment Items Drawing ......................................... 067
phase08 Pose Variations ........................................................................................... 068
phase09 How to Draw the Face/Head ....................................................................... 076
phase10 Technical Drawing 1: Bottoms ....................................................................... 099
phase11 Technical Drawing 2: Tops ........................................................................... 107
phase12 Dressing ..................................................................................................... 115
phase13 Inking ........................................................................................................ 125
phase14 Color Preparation........................................................................................ 133
The 3rd Week Let’s Try Coloring ......................................................................................... 137
phase15 How to Color (Basic) ................................................................................... 138
phase16 How to Color (Applications) ......................................................................... 145
phase17 Textile Rendition 1: Focused on the fabric grain .............................................. 149
phase18 Textile Rendition 2: Various materials/patterns ................................................ 164
phase19 Design Drawing from a Photograph: 1 Pose analysis ...................................... 170
phase20 Design Drawing from a Photograph: 2 The Body ........................................... 177
phase21 Design Drawing from a Photograph: 3 Dressing ........................................... 188
The 4th Week Master Design Drawing and Make Your Own Design ......................................... 193
phase22 Design Drawing from a Photograph: 4 Coloring (Dress) .................................. 194
phase23 Design Drawing from a Photograph: 5 Coloring (Skirt) .................................. 199
phase24 Design Drawing from a Photograph: 6 Coloring (Pants) .................................. 204
phase25 Sketch Ideas for Original Design ................................................................... 209
phase26 Technical Drawing Draft .............................................................................. 212
phase27 Fashion Design Drawing Draft ...................................................................... 215
phase28 Coloring .................................................................................................... 218
Postscript/Author’s Biography .......................................................................................... 224
Supplement: Grid for eight-head proprtion