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Contemporary Fashion Illustration Techniques by Naoki Watanabe
Publication Date: 2009-06-01
The primary skill needed by anyone who works in fashion is the ability to convey--to clients and the general public alike--images of the designs. The impression given to the viewer depends on whether the fashion design drawings are good.Contemporary Fashion Illustration Techniques thoroughly describes the basics of fashion illustration, and covers the latest trends such as vivid images, sprightly movement, and garment material texture. After all, fashion drawing is not simply about sketching a body and face; only when you accurately reproduce the garments and their colors can the designs truly come to life.
Fashion Drawing by Michele Wesen Bryant
Publication Date: 2011-03-07
Appropriate for courses in Fashion Illustration and Introduction to Fashion. This book is a comprehensive, practical guide to fashion drawing for students and designers looking to improve their skills. With a contemporary and comprehensive approach, the book offers step-by-step guidance and shows how drawing is an integral function of the garment design process. Illustrated throughout with a wide range of images from key illustrators and designers, "Fashion Drawing "provides the instruction necessary to allow students to develop their own illustration style.
Who's Who in Fashion 4th Edition by Anne Stegemeyer
Publication Date: 2004-02-02
An illustrated text capturing the energy, drama and excitement of the luminaries who make up the world of fashion. Alphabetical biographies of over 300 major designers, illustrators, photographers and fashion editors include information on their clothes categories, design influences and philosophy, target markets and additional creative works.
Survey of Historic Costume by Phyllis G. Tortora; Keith Eubank
Publication Date: 2009-06-08
"Survey of Historic Costume," 5th Edition, which now includes a free student Study Guide, presents a thorough overview of Western dress from the ancient world to the trends of today. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing. With visuals, illustrated tables, and in-depth discussions, readers come to recognize recurring themes and concepts and understand the role of dress from a diverse, global perspective. This book is perfect for students, instructors, fashion industry professionals, and anyone interested in historic costume, fashion, art, and design.
The Meanings of Dress by Mary Lynn Damhorst (Editor); Susan O. Michelman (Editor); Kimberly A. Miller-Spillman (Editor)
Publication Date: 2004-08-26
This revised collection of articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals expands the readers awareness and understanding of what dress is all about. The essays in The Meanings of Dress, 2nd Edition, illustrate essential topics, such as dress and sociology, cultural studies, gender, religion, modesty, and technological changes. Design and merchandising students will gain insight into how and why consumers buy clothing and other products related to dress and will grasp ways to forecast future trends. The book serves all interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course needs.