Author(s): Emily Brickel
From the suburbs to the subway, Sketch and Go: 5 Minute Fashion Illustration shows you how to capture fashion anywhere and everywhere. Fashion is fast and furious, and fashion illustrators need to work the same way to keep up with the latest trends. Part technique, part sketchbook, Sketch and Go: 5 Minute Fashion Illustrationis ideal for beginners looking to learn tips and tricks for sketching fashion illustrations, both quickly and on the go. First, you'll learn basic fashion illustration skills and practical techniques for inspired "live fashion sketching". Once you've conquered the basics, you can sketch your own collection on the 500 pre-printed model templates. Featuring a variety of different poses, these templates allow you to get down to business and sketch your designs right away, without worrying about drawing models. The sketchpad pages are specially designed so that they can be photocopied without the templates, leaving just the fashion sketch! In need of inspiration? Don't worry! You'll also find an inspirational gallery of four-color illustrations from fashion designer and illustrator, Emily Brickel Edelson. So what are you waiting for? Get sketching!
Emily Brinckel Edelson is a published fashion illustrator whose clients include fashion boutique Bene Rialto, Shaun's California, Carolina Espinosa, and Sears. As co-founder and lead fashion illustrator of the new fashion app Chic Sketch, she has done live sketching for Cartier, Aerosoles, Saks Fifth Avenue, L'Oreal, Viktor Rolf, Swarovoski, and more. She has also had private commissions for Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon, and Nicki Minaj. Emily is a graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BA in Fashion Merchandising Management and International Fashion Merchandising Management at the Universite De Polimoda in Florence, Italy. She writes and illustrates a weekly blog that documents her inspiration for life and creative vision at blog.emilybrickel.com