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  • Genre:DESIGN
  • SubGenre:Fashion & Accessories
  • Language:English
  • Pages:160
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350909166

Fashion Design Sketchbook: Fashion Figures, Flats, and Terminology

by Kimberly Forbes

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"Fashion Design Sketchbook: Fashion Figures, Flats, and Terminology" is a comprehensive resource providing essential drawing skills, garment illustration techniques, and fashion terminology knowledge, to boost the creative potential of aspiring fashion designers at any level.
In "Fashion Design Sketchbook: Fashion Figures, Flats, and Terminology," students and enthusiasts of fashion will discover an invaluable tool that builds on core concepts and offers a visual foundation for garment illustration. The sketchbook is designed to facilitate daily or weekly practice, strengthening fashion-related drawing skills and reinforcing essential industry terminology. As a self-paced guide, the sketchbook explores common fashion terminology while serving as a practical aid in garment illustration and fashion figure drawing using the 9-head grids provided. By identifying and replicating key elements of common garments, users will gain fundamental knowledge that prepares them to stretch their creativity as designers. The sketchbook includes front and back views of both male and female figures, known as "croquis," for the reader to sketch their ideas. Detailed study of the fashion flats provided will enable the user to incorporate learned details to accurately depict their designs, no matter how complex. Additional figures and 9-head grids are situated at the back of the sketchbook for even more sketching opportunities. "Fashion Design Sketchbook: Fashion Figures, Flats, and Terminology" is a must-have tool for anyone aspiring to flourish in the fashion design industry, providing a comprehensive foundation that enhances their creative capacity.
About the author
Boasting a Bachelor's degree in Clothing, Textiles, and Design, and embodying a potent entrepreneurial spirit, the author has spent years honing their craft through owning a business focused on pattern and product development, sample making, CAD pattern making, and grading for small and large-scale production, as well as custom clothing, accessories, and home interiors. This wealth of industry experience and knowledge is now passionately imparted to high school juniors and seniors in their role as a Career and Technical Education fashion design teacher. With a mission to prepare students for both workforce readiness and post-secondary education, the author employs their unique expertise to light the way for the next generation of fashion designers.