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Emotion in Motion: Figure Drawing Course (videos included!)

Have you ever delved into the experience of a Figure Drawing Course?You’ll get so much more than you bargained for. Personal expression, preceision, process, freedom, vision….. Motion and Emotion: Figure Drawing course online FIgure Drawing is the most effective way I’ve found to tap into dynamic, expressive and wild opening up of our drawing capacity. …

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Change the way you look at Drawing

https://youtu.be/vlgHYF5Pq58https://youtu.be/Gk_a0GlZ4dI Drawing– particularly figure drawing and even worse, “fashion” model drawing, can bring out our worst critical and perfectionist tendencies!! Today’s short video is so close to my heart. How do we overcome perfectionism and break into a new freedom of expression that also is more accurate? Yes, it’s possible. the way you look at …

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Fabric and Inspiration Creative Process for Fashion Sketching

Fabric and Inspiration Creative Process for Fashion Sketching

Fabric and Inspiration Creative Process for Fashion Sketching Fabric and inspiration are absolutely integral to the fashion designer’s creative process. I usually ALWAYS sketch with fabric IN MY HANDS. Maybe not all agree, but those of you who go around with me in these circles can usually relate to my approach to the \creative process… …

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SHADING FASHION ILLUSTRATIONS WITH LAURA VOLPINTESTA

Shading and Shadows in Drawing Fashion Illustration

Shading and Shadows in your fashion illustration I LOVE TO TALK ABOUT SHADING AND SHADOWS! in fashion illustration as well as in LIFE….What a beautiful metaphor. You all know I’ve been enthusiastically teaching fashion illustration, design, and model drawing for over 20 years at Parsons School of Design Fashion department and now here in my …

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top resources for fashion students fashion design with Laura volpintesta: draping flares

Discover Fashion Design: How to Drape Flares in Muslin on the Mannequin

Whether you are a sketching, illustration OR fashion design student/ designer… -VIDEO BELOW You still want to know the names of things (like flares, gathers, seamlines, armholes, and all kinds of specific details). TODAY’s VIDEO is all about that good stuff of fashion designing! If you love fashion and fashion design, or are a fashion …

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YEAR OF FASHION 12 MONTHS Fashion Design Study Enrollment is open

It’s time to open up!- and YEAR OF FASHION 12 month fashion studies program is opening too!becauseSometimes, it’s just….. time. Today I’m here to joyfully announce the opening of registration for YEAR OF FASHION 2020-2021 (at half price thru June 21 )for a few bold souls who are ready to dive deep with me because it’s YOUR …

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Draw and Paint Digitally on your Device with the best Art App!

How to Paint and Draw Digitally with the best Art App on IPad, Tablet, Computer and Devices Yes, you can make fashion illustrations and freehand art on your iphone, android phone, ipad, tablet,or computer and still get natural, textural quality effects! (ART APP VIDEO TUTORIAL BELOW) You all know I’m a fashion illustrator and designer, …

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