This completely redesigned and updated long-selling manual, specifically dedicated to the male figure in fashion design, offers a comprehensive guide to acquiring and perfecting the skills needed to produce realistic and precise fashion drawings that accurately reflect a designer’s creative vision. It covers all aspects related to male human figure drawings, male fashion figurines, coloring styles and techniques, as well the design and representation of fabrics. It also includes technical details and representation of different types of clothing and accessories. The best-selling authors, Elizabetta Drudi and Tiziana Paci, have decades of experience in the fashion industry and have created an invaluable resource for designers and illustrators.
Chapter 1 Drawing the male figure. Historical rules of proportion. Greek rules of proportion. The head. Facial features: The eyes, The nose, The ear, The mouth. Drawing hair. Light and shade (Light and shade close-ups of hats). The upper body. The arm. The hand. The leg. The foot. Using a wooden mannequin. The full body. The draping of folds on the clothed figure.
Chapter 2 The figure in fashion. The fashion figure. Multiple poses with a fixed upper body. Clothing the body
Chapter 3. Coloring techniques and styles. Adding color. Creating a range of styles: White tie, Black tie, Classic suits, Casual suits, Casual wear, Hip Hop, Street wear, Beach wear;
Chapter 4. Garment drawing and design. Technical drawings. Tailor's dummy. Basic darts. Different types of fit. Production sheet. Finishings and trimmings. Outerwear. Suit jackets and blazers. Formal dress. Shirts. Knitwear. T-shirts. Trousers. Jeans. Lounge and underwear. Footwear. Technical drawings for fashion books.