Inspiration and Technique
By (author) Anna Kiper
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Fashion Illustration by Anna Kiper
Drawing is vitally important for the fashion industry. Fashion Illustration represents a designer's point of view and Anna Kiper's aim is to contribute to the revival of this unique art form. Every illustration lesson in the book presents a story with exciting design details and ideas to inspire designers to rediscover the art of hand drawing as a tool for creating vibrant and original work. 'A hand drawing creates a direct connection to the artist, expressing the individual style, energy and creativity' - from Anna Kiper's introduction. Written for both newcomers and improvers, Fashion Illustration will help you to: achieve movement and attitude in figure drawing by following a few simple steps; develop striking and energetic page compositions; explore effortless ways to illustrate print, textures and embellishments; discover an exciting variety of media and techniques to enrich your individual drawing style. This beautifully illustrated and inspirational book is written by Anna Kiper, one of the world's leading fashion designers and illustrators. Contents: Introduction, The Fashion Figure, The Figure in Detail, Faces, Arms & Hands, Legs & Feet, Dressing the Fashion figure, Fashion Dictionary, Fashion Flats, Accessories, Page Composition with Impact, Illustrating Men, Illustrating Children, Fabric Rendering Techniques, Exploring Media, Model Drawing, Inspiration, Mood, Design.
Classification: Graphic design , Painting & art manuals , Drawing & drawings
Format: Paperback (276mm x 210mm x 15mm)
Imprint: David & Charles
Publisher: David & Charles
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Anna Kiper is a New York city-based fashion designer with a passion for illustration. she has worked for companies such as Calvin Klein, Mondi and Maggie Norris Couture where she dressed Nicole Kidman, Halle Berry, and other celebrities for red carpet events and magazine covers. Anna is also a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Parsons School of Design. Anna's work has been widely published in books and magazines. Her illustrations have been exhibited at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan and were showcased at the Museum of the City of New York as part of a presentation on contemporary haute couture.
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