Fashion Illustrations

Creating these fashion illustrations has really helped me get my vision for my collection across.

I have never tried scanography before so I did a quick search on Pinterest and I found one of a person using sequins so I decided that fit my concept perfectly as Manish Arora using them a lot. I used the same sequins I will be using on my outfit which really helps to see my theme I feel. It turned out really well and fits in with my other illustrations it also shows my feminine colour palette.

This is one of my favourite illustrations it really captures the ascetic of my collection. I was inspired my the artist Maurizio Anzeri as he uses old photographs and stitch I decided to draw my own picture using pro markers, I then stitched around the hair of my pictures and entangled sequins on as I was stitching to incorporate them. I then also stitched around in a yellow and pink zig zag stitch to add more tone and colour to my image. Using a blue thread a sewn around my image in a messy style. I added more sequins and false eyelashes to give it a more dramatic, 3D and eye catching look.



My jacket in my outfit is metallic I wanted to use kitchen foil but I felt this was too thin so I used hairdressing foil this worked better as it was thicker, had better texture and wouldn’t rip. I also used gems to get my theme across.This gave me a great idea for a sample too. I really like the look of all the sequins as they’re really condensed so it possess that Manish Arora feel. I also added my head off the image illustration I then decided to develop my image by adding the stained glass filter this really reminded me sequins, I then decided to crystallize filter with 152 cell size so that it looks really big. I added the original image with the stained glass filter in the background I think this added more interest as i thought it looked to plain by itself.

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I decided to do another collage using a photograph I drew the pattern of my fabric on her body and added some cut out foam shapes, I also used fine liner to outline and bring more impact. I didn’t wanna do too much on her face i just decided making her features more costume and unusual like would fit my theme i then carefully arranged more of my sequins to keep the consistency with my illustrations.



For this collage I collated all my images quite close and neat. I wanted to use images that fit in with my colour palette. I do find this is the weakest of all my illustrations and looks a bit amateur but I think I could make to work well by working on to it on Photoshop.

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So far most of my illustrations have been collages so this time I decided to use fine liners and markers at first I drew my shoe in continuous line then I used colours in different areas and mixed them round I kept doing this until the shoe was mostly coloured in I also added shapes on my pants to resemble my print. this illustration is bold, vibrant and eye catching.

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This is a mixed media technique I tried using a photograph, tissue paper and coloured card. I decided to use this two colours as they are my main two colours which my designer uses, I wanted to have some of the face showing in the middle and decided to use cut outs and draw little designs on my card to reflect my fabric print. Although I do believe this is good I feel it is a bit plainer than my other illustrations and don’t think there’s much relation to Manish Arora.



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