Want to give drawing a try yourself? Fashion Illustration Techniques: A Super Reference Book for Beginners is a great work that can teach you the basics of fashion illustration. Author Zeshu Takamura based his book on the courses that he teaches at the Japanese Bunka Fashion College.
"Full-color photographs and text examine the styles and influence of 125 fashion designers from the beginning of the twentieth century to the twenty-first, describing developments throughout the history of fashion, and featuring runway images of significant and signature pieces from each designer's work."
Collage has never been so fashionable! In Collage Couture you'll learn how to sketch fashion figures, create stylish dresses from patterned paper and apply a variety of textured backgrounds to your collage pieces. With styles ranging from cute to elegant and sweet to sophisticated, these mixed-media projects will transport your art from the studio to the runway!