Fundamental Fashion Drawing Author:Romilda Dilley Fashion illustrating has become one of the most highly developed of the commercial arts, and can prove a rewarding and satisfying experience for the artist. Many have found it a lucrative career. In this complete illustrated guide to fashion drawing, Miss Dilley speaks not only from experience, but from her own success. — Beginning with a picto... more »rial study of anatomy, the movements of the body, and the way to extend the proportions of the female figure into the fashion figure, the book covers such a diverse range of essentials as drapery, folds, perspective in action, working from photographs, and the mechanics of art reproduction. Techniques such as using washes, light and shadow, and finishes- as well as materials, including pens, inks, opaques, retouch paints- are all illustrated and described in detail.
Each type of fashion figure is treated, from the junior to the half-size, with tips on accessorizing and illustrating gloves, jewelry, handbags and shoes. One of the most valuable qualities of fashion art, the author points out, is achieving a timeless technique, one that can be adapted readily to changing styles and fads, so if the skirts suddenly drop to the floor or jump five inches above the knee you can handle it with ease.
This up=to-the-minute book of age-old art of fashion illustration, graphically and fully illustrated, is an absolute essential for the art student and the professional. Here is a way to make your talents and interests work for you.« less