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LEARN HOW TO DRAW FUR


Learn How To Draw Fur Fur is drawn with short, parallel strokes working from light to dark with darker values where shadows form under the fur. Fur can be seen on many of the runways recently but not all – Stella McCartney told Vogue: “I think my designs have shown that animals don’t need to suffer for fashion. I don’t…

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DRESS EVERYTHING UP WITH BEAUTIFUL ACCESSORIES


Accessories are items of fashion worn on or carried in addition to the primary articles of clothing in an outfit. Accessories are often functional–they serve a purpose, such as a bag, belt or hat— but are often purely decorative, such as jewelry. In both cases accessories are important fashion items,  chosen for the fashion message they convey. Accessories work with…

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DRAWING THE ELEGANT MAN


  Tips and Drawing Techniques for Drawing the Elegant Man: How to get the right silhouette and build up color. Two simple tips which will avoid common errors when drawing men’s fashion are to make sure shirt collars cover necks and to make sure that pant hems almost completely cover shoes. STEP 1: Draw the croquis. Note that the shoulders are broad–equal…

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FANTASTIC FASHION ILLUSTRATIONS: BREAK IT DOWN AND BUILD IT UP


It is easy to become discouraged looking at a beautiful fashion drawing, wondering if you will ever be able to draw at that level. If you build up an illustration in steps and make sure each step is completed as well as possible your illustrations will quickly improve. Here are the six steps of this illustration. For more information and…

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HOW A FASHION ILLUSTRATION TAKES SHAPE


How a fashion illustration takes shape. Here we see the steps involved in drawing a soft wool coat using pencil and markers. Step 1. Draw the croquis.  As with all drawings of garments on the figure, we start by drawing the croquis–the fashion figure. A front view croquis is selected with the hands at the side in the pockets. This pose…

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HOW TO DRAW STUNNING EVENING WEAR


Glamour, Opulence and Extravagance Garment 1. Long velvet evening dress. This drawing is a complex and glamorous piece requiring time and patience to ensure the colors are applied correctly.  Note that velvet requires soft edges and dramatic contrast in shadows.  To make something shiny, draw dark shadows next to the lightest value. Black is used in the shadows to enhance the contrast and…

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HOLIDAY JEWELRY


To make jewels look real requires shading.  Print out these images and trace them then add your own shading. Note the highlights on the pearls make them look more spherical.  

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