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Illustrating Fashion By Kathryn McKelvey

Illustrating Fashion
by Kathryn McKelvey

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The most important skill that fashion students need to communicate their ideas is the ability to create their own fashion illustrations. This contemporary textbook sets out everything fashion students need to master essential techniques.
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Illustrating Fashion by Kathryn McKelvey

The most important skill that fashion students need to communicate their ideas is the ability to create their own fashion illustrations. Many students of fashion have little or no drawing experience to equip them to illustrate fashion designs and concepts. Those who have tend to adopt a formulaic way of working which can narrow their approach to design. This inexperience can be the main obstacle to fulfilling their potential and they need to learn how to create effective illustrations fast. This contemporary and highly effective textbook sets out everything fashion students need to master essential techniques.

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The most important skill that fashion students need to communicate their ideas is the ability to create their own fashion illustrations. Many students of fashion have little or no drawing experience to equip them ot illustrate fashion designs and concepts. Those who have tend to adopt a formulaic way of working which can narrow their approach to design. This inexperience can be the main obstacle to fulfilling their potential and they need to learn how to create effective illustrations fast. This contemporary and highly effective textbook sets out everything fashion students need to master essential teachniques. (Publishers Weekly)

About Kathryn McKelvey


Kathryn McKelvey is a Senior Lecture at the University of Northumberland at Newcastle, teaching on the fashion market and multimedia degree courses. She graduated in 1982 and worked in the fashion prediction industry in New York as an illustrator/designer, before commencing an academic career.

Janine Munslow is a Senior Lecturer in fashion marketing for the BA (Honours) degree course at the University of Northumberland at Newcastle. After graduating in 1979 she worked as a fashion and textile designer in London for three years before setting up her own design label partnership, Guerrilla Farm, wholesaling in Europe, USA and the Far East and with established retailing outlets in London.

Table of Contents


What is fashion illustrations and how is it utilised in today's industry; How drawing has changed over the decades; How to get into the illustration mode: a series of drawing exervises; How to analyse figure drawing for use in fashion illustration; How to draw men, women and children: body proportion, head, hands and feet, racial characteristics; Selection of relevant poses: men, women and children; How to illustrate fabrics showing a variety of media and techniques, translated onto fashion figures; Developing a personal style; Type of illustrations and their use: how to draw good clear specification drawings (technical and working drawings) and drawings for specific areas, e.g. active sportswear, lingerie etc.; A gallery of contemporary styles of illustration

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GOR002190514
Illustrating Fashion by Kathryn McKelvey
Kathryn McKelvey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1997-08-04
272
0632040246
9780632040247
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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