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Fashion Drawing

Fashion Drawing

by John Hopkins

John Hopkins worked as a womenswear designer at Jaeger and Burberry for over ten years. His teaching career began in the United States, where he served as chair of Fashion at Savannah College of Art and Design, before taking up his current position as head of Fashion and Textiles at Winchester School of Art, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018
  • DOI:
    10.5040/9781474270120
  • ISBN:
    978-1-4742-7010-6 (paperback)

    978-1-4742-7011-3 (epdf)

    978-1-4742-7012-0 (online)
  • Edition:
    Second edition
  • Place of Publication:
    London
  • Published Online:
    2018
Fashion Drawing
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Communicate your ideas and designs through a variety of sketches, drawings and expressive illustrations, with guidance from a seasoned professional. With more than 150 colour examples, John Hopkins takes you through the different styles, techniques and approaches to drawing in the fashion industry.

This second edition offers advice on selecting appropriate materials and media, with examples demonstrating their different uses and applications. You’ll also learn the theory and history of fashion drawing, and the range of styles used by contemporary designers, from quick sketches to sophisticated digital drawings.

In addition to new interviews with designers and illustrators, a glossary, resources directory and revised templates, this edition also has exercises to get you pencilling your fashion figures, painting your collections and developing that all-important portfolio right from the start.