Fashion Design Techniques: The Basics and Practical Application of Fashion Illustration

Zeshu Takamura

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Covering the basic principles and the creative techniques behind making effective design drawings—the central pillar of fashion design—this guide is perfect for students as well as for professionals working in all branches of the garment and fashion industries. From hand drawing to using software applications, it explains how to create drawings that clearly and precisely illustrate the shape, material, pattern, color, and other elements of garments. Patterners, retailers, and fashion design students will rejoice in these comprehensive instructions for making design drawings understandable and expressive.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 1,200 images | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764350474

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Zeshu Takamura is Professor of Advanced Fashion Design and Head of the Fashion Illustration Laboratory, Faculty of Fashion Science, at Bunka Gakuen University’s Graduate School in Tokyo. A graduate of the Faculty of Education of Tokyo Gakugei University and the Department of Dress Design of Kuwasawa Design School, he is active in fashion illustration, design, and research at publishers, agencies, and apparel manufacturers. His many publications include Roots of Street Style, Fashion Design Archives, and Fashion Illustration Techniques: A Super Reference Book for Beginners.