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Advanced Fashion Drawing, Lifestyle Illustration by Bil Donovan

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Introduction

This book is unique.

The exercises are geared toward illustrators with the intention of simplifying the principles and ideas that are associated with the genre of fashion illustration and the lifestyle market. Although the figure is initially used as a template to examine these principles and ideas, this book is not only about drawing the traditional fashion illustration figure. There are no systematic charts of nine or ten heads to measure a typical first croquis. The focus is not on how to draw a collar or cuff, or render fur or satin, or draw an eye. The idea is not to reinforce a particular method of drawing. Instead, the exercises in the book challenge the student to reinvent their notions of looking and drawing and to analyze ...

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