Online class with Laura Volpintesta

Drawing Fashion Flats: Designing Construction Details

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Make hand-drawn technical garment drawings to scale with professional tips and tricks. Discover how to create sketches that highlight dimension and construction details.

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Laura Volpintesta began teaching fashion design and illustration at Parsons School of Design shortly after graduating in 1995. As a freelance illustra...Read more

Lessons (7)

Drawing to Scale
1. Drawing to Scale
Meet designer Laura Volpintesta and learn how fashion flats are used in the industry and by home sewers. Use these detailed sketches to experiment wit...Read more
24min
Shift Dress & Pants
2. Shift Dress & Pants
Start working with a croquis, or body template, to sketch garments. Laura has included three with your class materials. You'll see how varying line we...Read more
29min
Bodice, Necklines & Sleeves
3. Bodice, Necklines & Sleeves
Turn your shift dress drawing from Lesson 2 into a bodice sloper and begin adding design details, playing with seam lines, armholes, sleeves and neckl...Read more
24min
Classic Shirt
4. Classic Shirt
Tackle a classic shirt design, beginning with a scale drawing. You'll "map" the shirt, then add the finer details: collar, button placket and buttons,...Read more
29min
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Laura Volpintesta began teaching fashion design and illustration at Parsons School of Design shortly after graduating in 1995. As a freelance illustra...Read more

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