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The Art of Fashion Illustration by Somer Flaherty Tejwani

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Job: 10-42056 Title: RP - Art of Fashion Illustration
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Aesthetic
The nature of beauty, art, and taste; relating to an artist’s taste—what he or she Ånds beautiful.
Blind contomr
A technique in which the artist looks at the paper as little as possible and instead keeps his gaze
on the inspiration piece.
Composition
The arrangement or placement of the elements in a drawing.
Editorial illmstration
An illustration a magazine or newspaper uses with an article that helps interpret the article’s
concepts or elements to the reader.
Gomache
An opaque watercolor used by some illustrators.
Illmstrator
Graphic design software from Adobe.
Light box
A translucent surface illuminated from below that an artist can use to trace photos, pictures,
or past illustrations.
Medimm
The substance an illustrator uses to create his work. Examples: ink, watercolor, or paint.
Mixed media
An illustration in which more than one substance or process is used to create the work.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
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