Pleased to announce that the winner of the Great Book of Fashion Illustration is Claire Kearns. Well done! The book will be heading your way shortly!
Thank you to everyone who contributed and took part in the competition!
We’re lucky to have partnered with Anova Books to give away a free physical copy of the brand new ‘Great Big Book of Fashion Illustration’, published on September the 16th, 2011.
Written by Martin Dawber, an internationally acclaimed author on contemporary fashion, style and image, the book provides a range of fantastic illustration images from around the world. From the publisher:
As the scope for today’s fashion illustrators is ever widening, the artists and illustrators featured here relish the opportunity to embrace a multitude of techniques and values that challenge the accepted ‘rules’ of traditional fashion expression.
Digital masterpieces as well as traditional drawing and painting are included along with styles and sketches using techniques such as drawing, painting, collage, photograph and watercolour. Further details are below.
Shiho Matsubara. Personal Work, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.
Victoria Kim. ‘Lovers 2′, Pastel
Kerstin Wacker. ‘Flower Dress’, Watercolour, Ink, Pen, Adobe Photoshop.
To be able to win, you’ll need to do one of the following:
Tweet this line, exactly as it is, on Twitter:
Win a copy of the Great Big Book of Fashion Illustration, on Ape on the Moon > http://su.pr/2IfQj6 < RT for a chance! (via @moonape)
…Or write a comment in the comments area below this post!
The winner will be announced here on Tuesday 4th October, 2011 and contacted individually. You have up until the afternoon GMT, on the 6th to tweet or comment.
Bob Kessel. ‘Roger Federer’, Adobe Illustrator
More details from the publisher:
Fashion illustration is an almost lost art, with our digital age providing endless alternative sources for creating and crafting new art forms amid limitless boundaries. Full of fresh, cool and creative artwork – every kind of fashion is covered here, from women’s couture to tweenies, from lingerie to lipstick, swimwear to separates.
New for this edition, a range of fashion sketchbook work for insight into the creative and technical process is also featured. With over 1000 illustrations, this is the must-have sourcebook to have on the shelf of all those involved in fashion and graphic design as fashion illustration continues its onslaught on today’s media.