The epilogue to my review of Fashion Illustration. This second title by Anna Kiper is all about the portfolio, mood, and storytelling.
Category: Favourite books
Book Review | Anna Kiper, Fashion Illustration
Today I’m sharing one of my absolute favourite books on illustration. It’s a short review, but I’ve loved Anna Kiper’s work for a long time.
Book Review | Sharon Rothman, The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook
The edition I’m reviewing has the following details: Bloomsbury, 2016 | ISBN 978-1-4725-6729-1. There is a newer edition here. I’ve written a smidgen about design development before, but somehow not yet got around to showcasing this book on the blog. This fortnight’s book review is dedicated to my current cohort of pilot students, who are…
Book Review | Knitstrips: The World’s First Comic-Strip Knitting Book
Full disclosure: I contributed one design to Knitstrips, the Instant Heirloom shawl, but apart from making the pattern IK-ready I had no involvement with the conception or production of this book whatsoever – I didn’t even see the proofs! This review was written following my very first reading of Knitstrips, absorbing the book in its…
Favourite Book(s) | Helen L. Brockman, The Theory of Fashion Design; Pamela Stecker, The Fashion Design Manual 2
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, neither of these books can be listed on my Bookshop page. However, if you’d like to support independent bookstores in general, you can do by supporting Bookshop.org. You can read more about my support of Bookshop.org here. Last week I mentioned that I’d follow up with a couple of specialist fashion books…
Favourite Book | Maitland Graves, The Art of Color and Design
Another formative influence. I learnt about the elements and principles of design whilst studying, but it took several years for me to track down the source. The quantity of exercises and interdisciplinary nature of this book make it a must-read for me.