How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer

Two Methods:Elegant DressSketch Style

Is design something you like to do? Are you having a bit of trouble getting started? If so, this article is just for you! If any of your family relatives knows steps about fashion, ask them!

Method 1
Elegant Dress

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    Sketch a circle for the head.
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    Draw the shape of the face.
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    Add the guidelines for the body. Use a triangle-like curve for the upper part of body. Draw a circle for the hips.
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    Add the basic outline of the dress.
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    Draw the basic features of the face.
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    Draw the hair as you like.
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    Draw details on the clothes.
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    Add more accessories if you like. You can draw accessories like gloves and necklaces.
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    Erase the draft lines.
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    Color.

Method 2
Sketch Style

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    Draw a model on the front and the back of a sheet of card or paper.
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    Make lines around the model drawing a design. Let your imagination go wild.Just try put a picture on to your mind first and then try drawing it!
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    Wrap it up. Designing is really fun. But too much embellishment is just too much. It's easy to get carried away, even the simplest outfits are the coolest.
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    Remember, this is your work, you can do anything, as long as it's yours. Getting inspiration is great and helps a lot, but make something you would wear. Draw a similar outfit, but make it more you. Have fun, it's all yours.

Tips

  • Look up how to draw fashion models, it improves your designs and looks better. Then, start on your own.
  • If you have an idea, sketch it out! The journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step- Or in this case the first stroke!
  • Try to inspire others. When designing clothes, make it something you would like. Some people will not like it, that's okay, because others will. Think of those who will, it'll make you feel a lot better about yourself.
  • Think hard about what colors to use. Just choose two-four for the whole outfit. You don't want to ruin your drawing by picking clashing colors.
  • First draw a very light line. When you have the ideal outfit make the lines you like darker. Always start with a pencil, you never know when you might make a mistake.
  • Remember not to get stressed out. Fashion designing should be enjoyed!
  • If you still can't find anything inspiring, go for a walk. Make your designs about nature. Or if you live in the city, what do you see there. Incorporate these thing in your designs until you can get you imagination flowing.
  • If it is necessary go to some where quiet so you can concentrate and when your finish it will be perfect!

Warnings

  • Keep sharp things and the sewing machine out of the reach of children.

Things You'll Need

  • A pencil to sketch the designs
  • Rubber (eraser)
  • Paper

Article Info

Categories: Drawing People and Features | Fashion Industry Careers