Fashion Design Workshop (Paperback)

Stylish step-by-step projects and drawing tips for up-and-coming designers (Walter Foster Studio)

By Stephanie Corfee

Walter Foster Publishing, 9781600582295, 128pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

List Price: 16.95*
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Description

Whether your dream is to become the next hot runway designer, develop your own clothing line, or simply combine your artistic skills with your love of fashion, the tips, tricks, and step-by-step projects in Fashion Design Workshop will have you drawing an assortment of fashions in no time!

This delightful guide offers the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of fashion figure drawing. First learn the tools and materials you need to get started and some basic drawing techniques. Fashion Design Workshop covers color theory, how to create different clothing textures, and how to draw amodel.

Showcasing the hip artistic style of Stephanie Corfee, the step-by-step projects cover a range of looks—from sophisticated and elegant to cool and casual. Projects include the following styles:

  • Chic & Trendy
  • Girly & Romantic
  • Confident & Classic
  • Athletic & Sporty
  • Bohemian & Eclectic
  • Rebellious & Daring
  • Skater Dude
  • ‘40s Swing
  • ‘50s Rock ‘n’ Roll
  • ‘60s Mod Squad
  • ‘70s Disco
  • ‘80s New Wave
  • Renaissance Era
  • Blushing Bride

In addition to learning basic drawing techniques, master rendering color and a variety of clothing textures using colored pencils, art markers, and other art tools. Rounding out the book are a comprehensive glossary of fashion terms; a chapter on garments, shoes, and accessories; and more than 15 traceable figure templates for unlimited creative designs. Take the knowledge and inspiration you gain from Fashion Design Workshop, and use the collection of model templates to develop your own line of clothing!



About the Author

Painter, illustrator, and graphic designer Stephanie Corfee is the author of several books on art and illustration, including Paint Lab for Kids, Fashion Design Workshop, Creative Doodling & Beyond, and Creative Illustration & Beyond. She has licensed her artwork for use on home goods, wall decor, apparel, and other products to such clients as Lil Blue Boo, Oopsy Daisy, and Target, and sells commissioned artwork, prints of her illustrations, and one-of-a-kind accessories online. Stephanie also offers tutorials, downloads, and online workshops on her website/blog, StephanieCorfee.com. She lives outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.