8th Edition

Bina Abling

Book Cover


OCT 05, 2023
Other Formats ISBN
eBook 9781501387944
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501387968

For Students

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What's in the book

The Book

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.

New to this Edition:
-Discusses of sustainability as a mainstay in the fashion industry
-Includes practice templates
-New videos in STUDIO to support student learning

STUDIO Features Include:
-Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life
-Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
-Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary

Instructor Resources
-Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom
-PowerPoint Slides for each chapter to help incorporate the text into the classroom

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 teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts and Santa Fe Community College, USA. Bina previously taught at Parsons and at FIT, in New York City. She is a graduate of Parsons, New School. Bina is the author and illustrator of Fashion Sketchbook, Advanced Fashion Sketchbook, Model Drawing, and Marker Rendering for Fashion, Accessories and Interior Design.

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