Fashion Illustration How to Draw the Fashion PoseFirstly, thank you for all the comments on the previous article, and all of the favorites of the tutorials! I greatly appreciate your feedback! (I also apologize for never thanking you before, as I did not revisit the article again until recently!)More Like This
Secondly, I apologize for this late installment of the article. I've got a long list of excuses, but I'm sure you would much rather read about how to create an interesting fashion pose, so I will move on. Please expect the future articles to continue on time
This month’s article is about the “fashion pose.” One of the aspects of fashion illustration is to make it interesting, and the pose of the model can help with that.
Below I have outlined some basic features of an interesting pose, but please be aware that there are no real rules.
The Plumb Line
Any model, or really anything that you draw should have a “plumb line” that creates the balance for the object. The plumb line is a straight line drawn from a cen
A Writer's Guide: Believable CharactersI know a lot of you out there are aspiring-writers (I’m one myself!) and sometimes we get so caught up in this “must publish!” attitude that we get lost in our stories along the way. Sometimes there comes a point when we stare at our half-finished novel and say “I’m stuck. “ Usually these moments happen when we don’t know where we’re going next with our story, and usually that’s because somewhere along the line we’ve strayed off the path and we aren’t quite sure how to get back.More Like This
One of the things that you may find helpful if you’ve never done it before is to take a really in-depth look at your characters and the world they live in. Characters are really the backbone of our stories. You can carry an entire story on the shoulders of a character without much plot (memoirs anyone?), but you can’t carry a plot without some great characters. So, to help you guys out, I wanted to write an article on things you shoul