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STUDENT'S MANUAL OF FASHION DRAWING LESSON V cuide lines of the sleeve form, the sleeve flaring above and below it. The bending of a sleeve causes it to wrinkle. Study the bent sleeve and note the c rinkles w hich lie mainly on the inside. At the elbow the w rinkles curve around the form toward the outside. Collar 1 is a stiff collar turning over and standing away from the neck. Be sure to fit it around the neck, but do not draw the lines too near it. Collar 2 is of fine plaiting, standing up...

Lesson Xxiii The Back Figtjre

Line Drawings Human Body Front And Back

If the student has been successful with the front figure and remembers its proportions and how to start the drawing, he will be somewhat at home when studying this lesson. As in Lesson XVII, the figure is not nude but ready for a garment, as are also the figures in Lesson XXIV and Lesson XXV. Draw fig. 1 and place Fig. 2 on it. This is a three-quarter back view, the figure measuring seven and three-quarter heads high. In the back figure, the legs join the body below the middle and the...

Illustrating A Costume

Oak Tree Costume

If the student is able to dress up the dummy form and understands the figure in the last lessons, he will have no difficulty in understanding this lesson. This figure is slightly different from the last one as it is walking. As the weight is divided equally between the feet, the line of support falls between them. The figure may have the legs crossed in walking and the weight be solely on one foot. Be careful to poise the figure correctly. When drawing a figure with the legs crossed, do not...

Lesson I The Dress Form

Fashion Dress Drawing Manga

In taking up this lesson the student must remember that a good form is the foundation for all succeeding lessons. No matter how pretty a dress or design is, if it is placed on a dumpy figure, it will have no style whatever. In this lesson we first learn how to draw a layout for the form, which consists of two ovals, Fig. A, then how to place the form on this layout. In the next lesson we dress the same form in a very simple dress. A form must have good proportion and style. A form leaning...

Original dress designing

Fashion Outlines For Drawings

Costume design is a very interesting subject and is an art in itself. If one can draw fashions correctly, he can learn to create them. Study this lesson carefully and apply its principles on original work. Keep a note-book handy in which jot down ideas as they present themselves. The student should also read and study the fashion papers. He must become familiar with the names of principal designers and their work, as for example Callot, Jenny, Ch ruit, Lavin, Paquin, Poiret, Drecoll, Premet,...

How To Obtain Ideas For Original Dress Designs

How Draw Fashion Designs

The student is now in a position not only to draw for fashion papers, but to use his knowledge in designing box covers, bonk covers, cards, etc., and to draw catchy pictures which may be used for advertising purposes and which will be salable. Publishers will order pictures from sketches submitted in rough form, but the artist's finished work must first be approved. Sketches are made with a few pencil strokes giving the publisher the ideas. They may be very rough but must have snap and the...

Lesson Vi

Collar Fashion Drawing

Collar 7 happens to be more of a cape effect than a collar. It hangs well down over the shoulders, rippling slightly at the bottom. Note the XX lines, the under surface of the goods, and where the cape fits around the sleeve. Note all the guide lines around the neck, as the collar must have the appearance of going around the neck at the same height. In the deep pointed girdle, the lines are drawn as explained in Fig. Q. The bottom line follows the waist line, and the top, on the near side,...

Shirring Dress Draw

Fashion Sketch Bows

STUDENT'S MANUAL OF FASHION DRAWING LESSON VIII ink. These diagonal lines must be the same length, spaced evenly, and must take the same direction. In Plaid No. 2 we have one heavy line to three fine ones. Place all heavy lines first, which form a plaid. Cut this plaid in the center by a fine line in both directions, then place the remaining fine lines on each side of the center fine line. Piaid No. 3 is very simple, but instead of being straight on the goods it is drawn diagonally. Flaids No....

Pen And Ink Lines French Wash Ben Day Machine

Pen Ink Drawing Lessons

By this time the student must desire to ink in a drawing. Ink work is extremely interesting, but it requires much practice. You may be able to render a nice drawing in pencil and be afraid to touch your pen to it. Many feel this way, and many good drawings have been spoiled because the student did not practice the lines on a separate piece of paper. The very idea that you are afraid will cause your hand to be unsteady, and a very steady hand is required. The idea is not to draw just an ink line...

How To Drawing Human Head In Various Positions

How Draw Anime Head Positions

STUDENT'S MANUAL OF FASHION DRAWING LESSONS XIII If the student understands the construction of the features and the head as given in Lesson XIV, also the. few points regarding the hair, he will be able to render these three heads with ease. Remember the hair must fit the head and be soft and wavy, the lines following the direction of the head and hair where rolled. On the full front view of the head the hair is parted at the side, drops on the forehead, goes toward the back, fits around the...

Proportions Of The Figure

Figure Fashion Drawing

The figure measures seven 7 to eight 8 heads high. The neck is about one-third the width of the shoulders. The waist measures less than the shoulders. The legs join the body at the center of the figure. The knees are less than half J way between this point and the feet. From the shoulder to under the arm is one-half head or less. The waist is about one and three-quarter If heads down from the chin. The arms bend opposite the waist, reaching down to the center of the figure, while the hands...

Fashion Illustration Shoes

Fashion Illustration Drawing Shoes

The leg is composed of many intricate muscles, MKm them only being mentioned h The vastus intervm VI is on the inside and is low, while the vastus externus VE is on the outside and is high. The knee fits between these muscles and the lower part of the leg. Study the lower part of the leg, notice how much higher the outside is than the inside. At the ankle this is reversed, the inside ankle being higher than the outside. In the back view of the leg the lower part is back of the upper see the...

The Arm Amd Hand

Human Body Positions Drawing

Arms and hands require a great deal of close study bet re they can be drawn satisfactorily In this lesson are given the proportions, and direction of the principal lines of an arm and hand, breaks being left where the lines change their direction. Leave all breaks when drawing the figures from the chart. Place your own arm in front of a mirror in the positions given, and see if you can follow the points illustrated. A woman's arm being more slender and delicate than a man's, the muscles are not...

Fashion Skirt Sketches

How Draw Ruffles

STUDENT'S MANUAL OF FASHION DRAWING LESSON III under-skirt as they run up to the waist line. The over-skirt is also sewed on at the waist but flares more than the underskirt as it descends. XX is the edge of the fold and hangs straight down. The square is the inside crease of the fold, which also hangs straight down from the belt, the lower part only being exposed to view. Begin with the curved .me in the front of the skirt that is, after the form is well drawn , then draw XX down from the...

Drawing Materials

Fashion Drawing

Drawing board or baking board drawing tablet medium soft pencil H. B. soft eraser thumbtacks emery sharpener penknife soft cotton rag portfolio pencil holder note book. For InK Work. Bristol board plate finish or pen and ink paper hard pencil eraser ink eraser be careful of its use two pen holders two No. 170 Gillott pens two No. 290 Gillott pens one stub-pen bottle Higgin's drawing ink waterproof small camel's hair brush for ink one sheet of tracing paper one sheet of blotting...