Fashion Design Studio

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Fashion Design Studio: Learn to Draw Figures, Fashion, Hairstyles & More (Creative Girls Draw)

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This fun introduction to design opens the world of style to budding fashionistas! Bestselling art instructor Chris Hart not only gives step-by-step instructions on drawing figures from many points of view and in varying poses, he explains the tricks of the trade: how to “dress” your figure; render color, texture, and print; and create accessories, hairstyles, and makeup looks. An overview of tools, materials, and essential skills will help you bring your creative vision to life!

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 Getting Started 4
Essential Art Supplies 5
Setting Up Your Workspace 7
 
2 The Fashion Figure 8
Essential Proportions 9
Relative Length of the Legs 10
The Torso at Various Angles 11
The Legs at Various Angles 12
Constructing the Figure 13
The Flexible Figure 20
Draw It Yourself: Uneven Poses 23
What Do You Do with the Arms? 26
Leg Poses 27
Drawing Hands 28
Draw It Yourself: Hand Angles and Positions 30
Drawing Feet 32
3 The Fashion Face 34
The Shape of the Head 35
Draw It Yourself: Head Tilts 37
The Features of the Face 39
Draw It Yourself: Eyes 42
Hair Dos & Don’ts 46
Haircuts & Styles 48
Draw It Yourself: Hairstyles 50
The Head-Step-by-Step 52
3/4 View-Step-by-Step 54
Profile-Step-by-Step 56
Draw It Yourself: The Head 58
 
4 Dressing the Figure 62
Clothing on the Figure 63
Curves, Collars, & Sleeves 64
Flow & Drag 65
Inside/Outside 66
Creases & Folds 67
Flounces, Ruffles, & All That Jazz 70
Drawing the Figure—from Start to Finish 71
Draw It Yourself: Fashion Pose 78
Style File: Fashions & Outfits 80
Draw It Yourself: Jackets & Coats 82
Draw It Yourself: Blouses, Shirts, & Vests 85
Draw It Yourself: Pants & Skirts 88
Draw It Yourself: Dresses 82
Complete Looks 92
Draw It Yourself: Complete Looks 94
5 Creating Prints 96
Color Roughs-Swatches of Patterns 97
Basic Principles 98
Draw It Yourself: Prints 102
Drawing Patterns on the Clothed Figure 106
Draw It Yourself: Prints on a Clothed Figure 106
 
6 Designing Accessories 108
Angles of the Shoe 109
Style File: Shoes & Boots 110
Draw It Yourself: Shoes & Boots 113
Drawing Bags 114
Style File: Bags 115
Drawing Figures with Purses 117
Drawing Figures with Clutches & Handbags 118
Draw It Yourself: Purses & Clutches 119
Hats 120
Drawing a Hat on the Head 121
Style File: Hats 123
Draw It Yourself: Hats 124
 
Resources 126
Index 127