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A Handbook of Costume Drawing, 2nd Edition

Book Description

Perfect for students of costume design and history, A Handbook of Costume Drawing illustrates and describes the dominant male and female costume silhouettes for major historical periods ranging from Egyptian dynasties through the 1960s. Important details, including head and footwear, hair styles, fashion accessories, shoulders, waist, hem, and neckline are provided to maximize the historical accuracy of each design and to help you fully recreate the look and feel of each period.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Halftitle
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. 1. The Basic Figure and How Clothes Fit the Body
    1. The Figure
    2. Standing Figure
      1. Back View
      2. Profile View
      3. Muscle Structure
      4. Skeletal Structure
      5. Relaxed Figure
    3. The Face
    4. The Eyes
    5. The Hand
    6. The Foot
    7. Rendering the Details
    8. Capturing the Mood of the Period
  9. 2. Materials and Techniques
    1. Pencils
    2. Inks
    3. Watercolors
    4. Watercolor Pencils
    5. Felt-Tip Pens
    6. Papers
    7. Brushes
    8. Drawing File
    9. Light Table
  10. 3. Learning to See Color
    1. Hue
    2. Value
    3. Saturation
    4. Complements
    5. Simultaneous Contrast
    6. Warm/Cool Color Usage
    7. Changing Color
    8. Color in Light
    9. Summary
    10. Definitions
  11. 4. Rendering Fabrics
    1. Satin
    2. Velvet
    3. Crepe
    4. Chiffon
    5. Fur
  12. 5. Computer Aids for Costume Rendering
    1. Areas to Consider for Computer Rendering Enhancement
    2. The Face
      1. The Background
      2. The Pose
      3. Color Changes (Hue and Value)
      4. Lettering
      5. Special Effects
      6. Makeup
      7. Personalizing Your Sketch
  13. 6. Creating a Period Silhouette 3000 B.C.–1969 A.D.
    1. 3000 B.C.-1200 A.D
      1. Egyptian 3100–30 B.C.
      2. Biblical (Assyrian, Persian, Hebrew) 1250–333 B.C.
      3. Archaic Greek 800–480 B.C.
      4. Classic Greek 480B.C.–A.D. 146
      5. Roman 753 B.C.–A.D. 476
      6. Byzantine 324–1453
      7. Romanesque 900–1200
    2. 1200-1620
      1. Early Gothic 1200–1325
      2. Middle Gothic 1325–1425
      3. Late Gothic 1425–1485
      4. Early Renaissance (Italian) 1485–1520
      5. Late Renaissance 1520–1560
      6. Elizabethan 1560–1590
      7. Late Elizabethan and Jacobean 1590–1620
    3. 1600-1700
      1. Cavalier 1620–1660
      2. Restoration 1660–1680
      3. Baroque 1680–1715
    4. 1700-1800
      1. Rococo 1715–1774
      2. Neoclassic 1775–1789
      3. Directoire 1790–1799
    5. 1800-1900
      1. Empire 1800–1815
      2. Romantic 1815–1848
      3. Crinoline 1840–1868
      4. Bustle 1868–1890
      5. 1890s 1890–1900
    6. 1900-1960
      1. Edwardian 1900–1909
      2. Teens 1910–1919
      3. 1920s 1920–1929
      4. 1930s 1930–1939
      5. 1940s 1940–1949
      6. 1950s 1950–1959
      7. 1960s 1960–1969
  14. 7. Creating a Portfolio
    1. Overview
    2. Costume Sketches
    3. Photographs
    4. Research
    5. Presentation
    6. Practice
  15. Bibliography
  16. Index