The Art of Fashion Illustration (Paperback)

Learn the techniques and inspirations of today's leading fashion artists *Plus, tear-out fashion silhouettes to create your own stylish designs!

By Somer Flaherty Tejwani

Rockport Publishers, 9781631590139, 176pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2015

List Price: 24.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


The Art of Fashion Illustration is the ultimate guide to fashion sketching. Inside, you'll find more than 150 beautiful illustrations from the international community's masters of illustration and rising stars including Adriana Krawcwicz, Sarah Beetson, Pippa McManus, Sarah Hankinson, Nuno Da Costa, Lovisa Burfitt, and Erin Petson. Peek behind the cloth and enjoy interviews with the illustrators, commentary from influencers in the industry and a discussion of illustration techniques. Expert stylist and fashion writer, Somer Flaherty Tejwani, provides your with an inside scoop on over 30 illustrators.

Along with interviews with the illustrators and fashion influencers, you'll find additional fashion illustration techniques - how artists infuse movement and attitude in their drawings, watercolor versus pencil, insider information, fashion silhouettes and more. Create your own illustrations by using convenient tear sheets that are included in the back of the book.

Fashionistas and aspiring designers will love the inspirations found in this book! You'll be creating stylish and contemporary looks in no time!

About the Author

Somer Flaherty Tejwani has more than a decade of experience in fashion, styling and beauty working as a fashion stylist, a journalism and styling professor, a fashion editor and writer, and a published fashion and beauty author. Her work has appeared in national magazines like Teen Vogue, Sunset Magazine and Bespoke The St. Regis Hotel Magazine, The Montage Hotel Magazine, Loews Hotel Magazine along with regional titles such as Laguna Beach Magazine, and Newport Beach Magazine. She served as fashion editor of Marin Magazine for 5 years. Somer's contacts in the fashion industry include stylists, artists, editors, and designers.