7th Edition

Bina Abling

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FEB 07, 2019
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501328268
eBook + Studio 9781501328251
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501328237

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Please note that exam/inspection copies and instructor resources are only available to instructors and faculty staff at recognized institutions.

What's in the book

The Book

"A bible of drawing techniques for fashion design." Wendy Moody, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Learn how to draw fashion images that communicate design ideas and details.
With more than 3,000 color illustrations and updated instructions, the book shows you 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. Learn more advanced techniques for rendering color, fabrics, and embellishments, from houndstooth and velvet to feathers and fringe. Bina Abling’s detailed, easy-to-follow lessons have clear diagrams and runway photographs to help you develop your drawing skills.

Fashion Sketchbook STUDIO
-Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
-Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary
-Watch videos that bring chapter topics and rendering demonstrations and tutorials to life
-Enhance your knowledge studio templates

PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501328268.

Table of Contents

Tools and Equipment Hints
1. Fashion Figure Proportions
2. Basic Figure Forms
3. Model Drawing
4. Fashion Heads
5. Garments and Garment Details
6. Drawing Flats and Specs
7. Basic Rendering Techniques
8. High-End Rendering Techniques
9. Drawing Knits
10. Design Focus and Layout
11. Drawing Men
12. Drawing Children
13. Accessories
Fashion Archive

About The Authors

Bina Abling has taught in the Fashion Design departments of FIT, Parsons The New School for Design in New York City and as Guest Faculty at Santa Fe Community College, US.

Fairchild Books
644 color illus