by Bina Abling
As in previous editions, the author concentrates on the essentials of sketching the fashion figure, fabric shapes, and garment details to suit the ... Show synopsis As in previous editions, the author concentrates on the essentials of sketching the fashion figure, fabric shapes, and garment details to suit the needs of design and merchandising students. The goal of every page is to build skills, stretch talent, and fine-tune drawing abilities by applying easy-to-follow, step-by-step methods. With minimum narrative and numerous diagrams, Abling provides a practical approach for drawing men and children, posing the figure, developing the fashion head and face, and preparing flats and specs. New to This edition: -- Uses photos of live models to explain how to sketch angles and gestures in a pose -- Introduces how to use accessories to pull a look together on the fashion figure -- Covers composition of fashion figures, garments, and accessories to create successful layouts -- Expands coverage of drawing, styling, and rendering fashion knitwear for women, men, and children -- Demonstrates flesh tones, hair color, and solid fabric rendering using markers and marker paper in an eight-page color insert -- Provides examples from guest artists of different types of illustrations for men and children.