FASHION DRAWING & ILLUSTRATION
Intermediate Creative Fashion Illustration
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course is taught by Illustrator Anna Goncharenko. Anna has produced Illustrations for many major brands including Vogue, GQ, Glamour, Grazia and L’Oreal.
This class is for specialists working in the field of fashion – Fashion Designers, Stylists, Art directors, Illustrators (suitable for early career illustrators, those looking to change direction, or just freshen up their portfolio) Fashion and Textile students.
Commercial artists who would like to improve their professional skills. Anyone who is interested in fashion illustrations and want to understand if they are suitable for this career.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
The end use of fashion illustration.
Subjects for fashion illustration.
History of fashion illustration: analyzing the features of style and techniques of famous fashion illustrators.as well as popular current fashion artists
Where to find Inspiration.
Fashion Illustration Techniques for fashion outfits on the body, and for accessories.
How to use a variety of different mediums including pencil, ink, markers, water-colour
markers, gouache, coloured paper acetate paper, photos
Drawing from a life model – trying assorted styles and techniques
Each student to work developing and sharpening their own style.
How to find work as a Fashion Illustrator – Self- promotion and agency work
How to prepare work for submission
HOW MUCH EXPERIENCE DO I ALREADY NEED?
You should have an intermediate level of drawing skills and have practiced with a variety of materials. Ideally, you should have a portfolio of work to bring so that the tutor can access your level of skills and advise you.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Examples of your own illustrations.
Paper – A3 format:
Strathmore 400 Multi-Purpose Drawing Paper, 100 lb
Canson/Fabriano/Arches (hot press, 300gsm
Strathmore Bristol/The Stonehenge paper by Legion Paper
Strathmore’s toned grey sketch paper/Canson
Coloured A4 Acetate Sheets
Graphite pencils – 4H, 2H, 2B, 5B
Eraser (Faber Castell)
Coloured pencils: Prismacolor
Paint Brushes: № 5 Squirrel
Pittartist Pen Brush : Faber Castell
Black, white ink : Windsor&Newton
Markers : COPIC SKETCH 100, 110, w1, e40, yr00, e21, e33, e43, e00, c1, co, w5, w3, ro8, r24, r29, r27, r39, r59, b23, b32, r02, yr09, e35, y15, rv04, e09.
Other brands are available.