Fashion artist : drawing techniques to portfolio presentation
London : Burke, 2011
173 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Fashion Designer – Concept to Collection will guide you through the Fashion Design Process and the Design Brief, introducing you to the essential design techniques and skills required to create a fashion collection or product range. This book will inform and inspire, taking you from the initial fashion concept to realisation. It aims to help you achieve a successful career in the fashion industry and become part of the global and dynamic world of fashion.
Fashion Designer is presented in easy steps, and packed with fashion illustrations, designs and fashion photos, from international designers and illustrators, to visually explain the accepted fashion industry theory and practice.
Key topics include:Design Research and Fashion Sketchbook ; Fashion Trend Forecasting, History and Culture ; Color and Fabric Selection ; Styles, Details, and the Fashion Market ; Design Development – Concept, Construction, Collection to Runway ; Fashion Presentation Boards, and Design Portfolio
Fashion Designer is structured in line with fashion courses globally and designed as a self-learning program. It is an invaluable textbook for fashion students and aspiring designers.
Getting started -- Art kit -- Sketch books -- Oval and triangle technique -- Fleshing out -- Faces, hands, feet -- Figure templates -- Drawing from life -- Clothing design -- Fabric rendering -- Design presentations -- Men -- Children -- Costume design -- Design portfolio