A lady shoe is pretty hard to draw at start. I remember how much I struggled.
I share with you 2 essentials tips about drawing lady shoe. Try them and feel free to let me know how it works.
TIP 11 Draw a shoe ? Draw a last.
To draw a shoe, the concept is quite basic.
1- Draw the last,
2- Add your shoe lines on it.
If you don’t use these 2 steps, you may get hard time at drawing shoes.
However, drawing a shoe last is not easy. To know more, refer to the second tip below.
WHAT IS A SHOE LAST?
A last is a shape that shoemaker use to make shoes in order to fit the human foot.
Von Span – Sir John Mills lasts from Foster & Son, 2008
Chou-Tac Chung – Women shoe last – high heels, 2014
What really helped me to sketch them is actually not a proper technique, but a mindset.
“A shoe is not only a design, but it’s a part of your body language, the way you walk. The way you’re going to move is quite dictated by your shoes.”
TIP 12 A lady shoe last aim to be feminine, sexy.
On top of taking inspiration in an anatomy art book, observe foot from models or your female lover. Keep in mind how sexy and attractive they are, then draw your shoe last.
Your research of form will naturally find the right curve, and get proper proportion, – yet feminine.
Chou-Tac Chung – Women inner sole and shoe last, 2014
If you also are a shoe lover, and want to find more about how to design shoes and fashion. Let me know, I could plan more content around it.
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