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Fashion Flats and Technical Drawing is a step-by-step workbook for learning technical drawing and flat sketching skills. With more than 500 hand-drawn and CAD-rendered flats and 100 photos of finished samples showing how a sketch translates to a 3D garment, the book covers a range of garments and construction details used to communicate fashion designs for portfolios and production. Abling and DaCosta progress from basic design construction details such as darts, gathers, and trims to essential garment styles including skirts, tops, dresses, pants, jackets and coats. The book includes unique coverage of presentation of flats in a portfolio and critical step of preparing flats for a technical package and productions. Downloadable figure templates and flats library are available online. This book is an essential resource for fashion designers to learn technical drawing skills that effectively communicate fashion design concepts.
Shows front-view and back-view flats, select side-view and 3/4-view flats, plus variations for menswear and childrenswear
Covers basic CAD techniques, how to use the pen tool, and methods for translating hand-drawn flats to digital drawings
Guest Artist features showcase professional designer styles for flats to inspire creativity
Practical format includes lay-flat spiral binding and drawing practice pages with grids and figure templates
Fashion Flats and Technical Drawing STUDIO
Download figure templates and basic garment flats that can be used in different CAD programs or printed out for reference or practice
Access extra drawing exercises and project using women's, men's, and children's flat figure templates
Review concepts with flashcards of essential fashion vocabulary
The Instructor's Resources include sample course syllabi, test questions, visual quizzes and grading guidelines.
PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please order the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501313035 or eBook + Studio Instant Access bundle ISBN 978150131302.