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Fashion Illustration Techniques: Textures and Contours

MY LOVES!!! LET’S TALK about the role of CONTOURS in FASHION ILLUSTRATION TECHNIQUES! …..Edges, curves, textures, and lines.  “Contours” are turning, winding edges. CONTOURS are something I refer to A LOT.  Once you get into discussing visual arts and drawings, it is a vital word.  Specifically, CONTOUR refers to outlines, and edges. For fashion design …

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Museum Visit: Seydou Keita, African Fashion and Photography

Remember the Claire McCardell Museum Visit post? Remember the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada Museum Visit? Did you enjoy Tamara de Lempicka’s  luscious paintings and carefully sculpted forms? I love a day at the museum, and strive to remember that fashion is, or can be, art. I always feel reminded of that when my neighbors from Bangladesh …

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Awesome! Pencil for Fashion Design and Illustration

( go deeper! –MODEL MAGIC ONLINE MODEL DRAWING BOOTCAMP SIGNUP CLICK HERE–) Today: 7 key tips Ode to the pencil for fashion design and illustration: psssss…JOIN MODEL MAGIC ONLINE BOOTCAMP NOW ENROLLMENT IS OPEN Yes! I love those felt tip pens! Oh, the china marker!  Charcoal! Colored pencils! Watercolor pencils!  Design markers, felt-tip india ink, …

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