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30 Jul 2012 

The importance of good drawing skills in fashion layout cannot be overemphasized. Drawing helps styleers to visualize their concepts more clearly. Any shortcomings or challenges of the layout are easy to identify on report and come up with ways of mitigating them. until one is Obviously talented in the drawing field, a drawing study course in an art school is highly advisable before embarking on a career in fashion layout. The main difference between the normal drawing and drawing for fashion design is that the latter has to be practical. The drawing has to depict one thing that can actually be worn on the individual body. Other artists can let their imagination run wild.


Determine drawing is the backbone of fashion work. The sketches should correctly match the individual anatomy. It is also important to get the proportions right. Novices are better off beginning with a straight rating determine, then moving on to other poses as they build on their knowledge.

The male and female anatomies differ in a variety of distinct ways. For occasion girls have shorter arms and higher waists. The hands and feet are also tinyer in relation to the rest of the body. The best way to get the proportions right is to begin with a grid against which the sketches will be made. Next is a distinct vertical line which acts as a reference point for the whole figure. For a straight figure, the line should pass between the eyes all the way down. For a slanted sketch, the vertical line may touch the chin and down to one foot. The horizontal lines of the grid should be at all the major joints.


After drawing all the lines, a tough shape can now be sketched. Newcomers may find it easier to draw little circles at the joints and join them with somewhat straight lines for the arms and legs. The torso can be represented with tough triangle designs dealing with one yet another. Finally, the flesh is added to the sketch, and the result is a pretty good croquis figure. It is advisable to experiment with all sorts of poses drawn from periodicals, photos, internet, and real life and so on.


After mastering the determines, it is time to add on some clothes. One commences by sketching the usual styles that are all close to us. After doing some practice, it is time to churn out authentic and resourceful ideas. It is advisable to keep the sketching book close by so that all the ideas are documented before they can escape. Pieces of sample fabric can also be pinned onto the page.


Another important aspect to keep in mind when drawing for fashion design is that the body is made up of curves other than straight lines. The lines used to sketch the designs should also curve around the body. After sketching the basic garment, it is time to include details and some motion. These can be accomplished using a few faint lines on the outline of the drawing as well as shading. Coloring can also be employed to give a vivid picture of the final layout.


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