Art

Instagram for fashion, design, and business- It’s a visual party! COME

INSTAGRAM for FASHION -LOVE! ( My instagram for fashion feed is embedded here  at the bottom of the page using an awesome “instagram feed” plugin!) Scroll down to see my recent posts right here! My video loaded with everything I learned while I tripled my instagram following in a month while euphorically harnessing the many tricks and tools that beginners …

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Fashion Sketches with Fabric Swatches, laura volpintesta Fashion illustration tribe.

Fashion Illustration Techniques: Textures and Contours

MY LOVES!!! LET’S TALK about the role of CONTOURS in FASHION ILLUSTRATION TECHNIQUES! …..Edges, curves, textures, and lines.  “Contours” are turning, winding edges. CONTOURS are something I refer to A LOT.  Once you get into discussing visual arts and drawings, it is a vital word.  Specifically, CONTOUR refers to outlines, and edges. For fashion design …

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Museum Visit: Seydou Keita, African Fashion and Photography

Remember the Claire McCardell Museum Visit post? Remember the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada Museum Visit? Did you enjoy Tamara de Lempicka’s  luscious paintings and carefully sculpted forms? I love a day at the museum, and strive to remember that fashion is, or can be, art. I always feel reminded of that when my neighbors from Bangladesh …

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African print fashion illustration about Laura Volpintesta

Breathe more LIFE and MOVEMENT into your fashion illustrations

How do you breathe more LIFE and MOVEMENT into your fashion illustrations? Everybody asks “how do I get the stiffness out of my drawings?”. I’ve got 10 FABULOUS TIPS for you today. Let me know in the comments below if you have any paradigm shifts or fresh results from working through this list! I’m definitely …

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