Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Fashion Design Workshop: Remix: A modern, inclusive, and diverse approach to fashion illustration for up-and-coming designers

Fashion Design Workshop: Remix is an accessible tutorial and style guide for aspiring designers. Due out 7th July 2020 from Quarto on their Walter Foster imprint, it's 128 pages and will be available in paperback and ebook formats.

This is a fun and well made tutorial guide for fashion and accessory sketching. The aesthetic is body-positive, and inclusive with a wide variety of body types illustrated, including a broad range of skin tones, shapes, (even

An introduction covers tools and materials, basic figure drawing, using manual and digital drawing tools, adaptive apparel (their examples include wheelchair and crutches), tips on keeping a sketchbook and several other topics. The following chapters provide instruction on developing a style, fashion icons for inspiration, high fashion design, casualwear design, and evening & formal-wear. The book also includes useful reusable templates for time-saving sketch use.

Especially with the current necessity of staying home as much as possible and social distancing, this would make a superlative choice for at-home creativity and boredom busting for younger readers as well.

Five stars. I loved the upbeat and positive message of inclusivity. Well done!

Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes

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