Fashion Sketchbook, 6th Edition demystifies the fashion drawing process with simple, step-by-step directions. Now in full color and completely revised, with updated instructions and images throughout, this introductory text explains how to draw women, men and children, pose the figure, develop the fashion head and face, sketch accessories, add garment details, and prepare flats and specs. Abling's detailed, easy-to-follow lessons are accompanied by Women's Wear Daily photographs from the showroom and the runway that accelerate comprehension and lead to the diversification of drawing skills.
Guest artist spreads that serve as guides and provide goals for students
New to this Edition
• Updated appendix containing numerous garment and accessory references for fashion nomenclature.
Fashion Figure Proportions
Basic Figure Forms
Garments and Garment Details
Drawing Flats and Specs
Basic Rendering Techniques
High-End Rendering Techniques
Design Focus and Layout
Instructors and Students:
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has taught courses on design concepts, fashion illustration, model drawing, and fashion portfolio in the fashion design departments at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons School of Design. She is the author of numerous books on fashion illustration, model drawing, and rendering.