Topics: Neckline, Collar, Blouse Pages: 35 (5774 words) Published: June 7, 2013
sixth edition
Heads Flesh Tones Figure Work Mixed Media Fabric


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Bina aBling


Fairchild Books | New York

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Extended Contents Preface Tools and Equipment Hints Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Fashion Archive Credits Index Fashion Figure Proportions Basic Figure Forms Model Drawing Fashion Heads Garments and Garment Details Drawing Flats and Specs Basic Rendering Techniques High-End Rendering Techniques Drawing Knits Design Focus and Layout Drawing Men Drawing Children Accessories vii xi xiii 1 37 61 81 107 141 181 223 265 295 329 377 411 443 475 477


Extended Contents
Preface Acknowledgments Tools and Equipment Hints

xi xii xiii 1
2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34

CHAPTER 3 Model Drawing
Model Drawing Poses Balance Line Angles in a Pose Torso in a Pose Gesture Components Interpreting Anatomy Fashion Runway and Showroom Poses

62 63 64 66 68 70 72

CHAPTER 1 Fashion Figure Proportions
Figure Elongation and Stylization Guidelines Heads Tall, Figure Grid Figure Map, Grid System Consistent Proportions Fashion Figure Objectives Croquis Templates Drawing the Figure Freehand Subjective Height Posing Dynamics The Balance Line Center Front Back Views The Profile Pose The Fuller Figure Fashion Maternity Figures Early Illustrations for Womenswear

CHAPTER 4 Fashion Heads
Drawing Heads and Fashion Faces Drawing Heads The Diamond Technique Drawing a Full-Front Head Drawing a Three-Quarter-Turned Head Drawing a Profile Head Fashion Faces, Sketching Features Posing the Head Sketching Features Stylizing the Face Rendering Hair Color Fleshtone and Pencil Period Looks Fashion Heads, Runway Looks

82 84 86 87 88 89 90 92 94 96 98 100 101 102

CHAPTER 2 Basic Figure Forms
Torso Definition Drawing Legs: Form and Shape Posing Legs Foreshortening: Legs Drawing Feet Drawing Arms: Form and Shape Foreshortening: Arms Drawing Hands Figure Tips

38 40 42 44 46 50 52 54 56

CHAPTER 5 Garments and Garment Details 107
Sketching Necklines and Collars Sketching Sleeves Sketching Blouses and Dresses Sketching Skirts Sketching Flares and Gathers Sketching Pleats 108 110 112 114 116 118


Blouses, Skirts, and Dresses Sketching Pants Drawing Pants Shorts and Pants Sketching a Blazer Drawing Jackets Drawing Coats Jackets and Coats

120 122 124 126 128 130 132 134 136 138

Fall Fabrics Animal Prints Fashion Designer Color Challenges André Courrèges Emilio Pucci/Carolina Herrera Rudi Gernreich Geoffrey Beene/James Galanos Arnold Scaasi

204 208 210 211 212 213 214...
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