I don’t have internet yet in my new apartment. So I went to a Hong Kong style cafe nearby where they offer free wi-fi until 2 am. The cafe had some magazines. I took one and get some inspiration in the fashion photo shoot pages. My favourites ! I took my sketchbook, and I started to draw.
Chou-Tac Chung– Cow-Boy Denim x Lace
Bring life into your sketches. That’s what a fashion photoshoot convey. The model’s body shape is highly curved in real. For an illustration, we do not hesitate to exaggerate even more ! Look at the spine: pink inversed “S” curve.
Movement attract people eyes. The reader spend more time on the picture. His eyes navigate along the invisible curves of the body and props. The photographer make sure that most of the product that the model wear has chance to be noticed. Did you see that her body curve is also an inversed “S” ?
TRY IT YOURSELF
Identify the body line of each model.
TIP 35 Draw your props in motion
We will purposely exaggerate the movement to bring a stronger expression.
The pearl necklace seams to be almost in levitation.
We are now familiar with the invisible line of the body. Do the same with the objects. Take the habit to identify the general movement of things, then explore the details.
TIP 36 How to draw a necklace of pearls
We want to draw first the invisible to better show the visible.
Simple right ? Otherwise, let me know and let’s see how I can help.
Experiment the mistakes: Take a draft paper, and try drawing the necklace of pearls without the invisible wire. I wish you good luck eheh
I have no doubt that you could do it well, but it will take you much longer time.
Remember to keep the flow in your lines ! I invite you to read the article
That’s all for today !
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