Basic Fashion Illustration
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Basic Fashion Illustration

From a 4-month course to a 2-hour video. Learn the simple techniques of how to draw fashion figures and postures.
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4.3 (477 ratings)
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Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 10 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Over 15 lectures and almost 2 hours of content!
  • This course will cover the basic of fashion illustration for a beginner to an intermediate.
  • You will be equipped with the knowledge and techniques of how to draw the body elements and different fashion poses.
  • Understand the proportions and difference between female, male and children figures.
  • Know how to draw garments on the posing figures.
  • Download the useful materials.
  • Get feedback on your sketches!
Requirements
  • This course assumes no prior knowledge or special skill set. Anybody with an interest in the fashion drawing is welcome.
Description

This course will teach you how to draw the fashion figures starting from the basic understanding of the 9-head proportion, body elements from head to toe, movement and posture to fashion poses with garments. It is a summary of a 4-month course in a regular fashion school that will shorten your learning process and save your time and money.

The concepts and techniques are the knowledge that I’ve learned from several courses and teachers combined with my own personal techniques to deliver you a simple and easy way to develop skills in the fashion illustration.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for anyone who is interested in fashion illustration.
  • This course will benefit those who are planning to attend a fashion school and need some preparation.
  • Advanced learners are also welcome.
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 02:25:15
+ Introduction
2 lectures 01:17

First, draw a fashion figure in your own style.

Draw it your way
00:00
+ Getting Started
2 lectures 02:08
Prepare stationery
00:00

Before drawing, spending a few minutes to warm up your wrist and hand will help you draw quicker and better. This quick sketching will help you control the weight and stability of your hand which is one of the important keys for good drawing.

Warm up
02:08
+ Understanding the Proportions of the Figure
2 lectures 22:38

Learn the basic shapes of the fashion figure and understand the difference between the 8-head natural figure and the 9-head fashion figure.

8-head natural figure vs 9-head fashion figure
09:03

Learn how to draw the basic standing figures in different viewpoints – front, back, side, and three-quarter views.

Preview 13:35
+ Learning the Drawing Techniques for the Key Body Elements
7 lectures 46:55

Learn how to draw the female face and the position of each facial element in 3 angles – front, three quarter and side views. 

Female face
10:45

Understand the proportion of hand and fingers.

Hand
03:00

Draw hands in different postures to express feeling and draw attention to a specific point.

Preview 07:48

Learn the basic concept of how to draw torso and body with movement and rotation in order to draw an attractive and dynamic fashion pose.

Body rotation
03:48

Leg movement is an elegant part of the fashion pose. Learn how to draw the legs in different postures and angles from the classic weight leg pose to the walking pose.

Preview 07:02

Learn how to draw the elegant poses with the right balance of body and legs.

Body & leg posture
08:02

Learn the proportion of feet and a simple way to draw shoes in 4 angles – side, front, three quarter and back views.

Feet & shoes
06:30
+ Learning How to Draw the Male Fashion Model
4 lectures 33:30

Understand the difference between male and female faces. Learn how to draw the male face and the position of each facial element in 3 angles – front, three quarter and side views.

Male face
12:19
  • See a comparison between female and male fashion figures.

  • Understand how to draw the shapes and proportions of the male figure.

Female vs Male Figures
07:19

Understand the proportion and definition of the male fashion figure that differ from the female one.

Female vs Male figures (old vdo to be removed)
04:18

Learn how to draw the poses for male model – front, back and walking poses.

Male fashion poses
09:34
+ Other Illustration
4 lectures 38:46

Learn how to draw the garments on the figures and where to emphasize the drapes and folds of the fabric to harmonize with the movement. Examples include a long stretching dress, a fitted jacket, the fitted pants, a crop top and a pleated skirt.

Fashion poses with garments
10:33

Learn how to draw male figures in different poses including the standing pose and the walking pose, and how to draw garments i.e. polo shirt, jacket, shirt and pants with different lengths.

Additional Male garments
15:15

Learn how to draw female figures in different poses including the walking pose and the side standing pose, and how to draw garments i.e. mini skirt, fitted dress, halter top, and wide-leg pants.

Additional Female garments
10:23

Understand the size and height of children at different age groups from infants to teenagers.

Children figures and poses
02:35
+ Quiz!
1 lecture 00:00

Practice is the key. After completing this course, draw some fashion figures and compare with the first one that you drew before starting the course to check your improvement. Can you see the difference?

If you want some feedback from me, please answer 2 questions and submit your new sketches to my email.

Submit your work
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