Nova Chiu for Amelia’s Magazine: LFW A/W 2012

February 23, 2012 § Leave a comment

The last of the illustrations I’ve done for Amelia’s magazine. Usually the only thing I hear from London Fashion week is some of the catwalk highlights in whatever free paper is floating around on the tube, so this time it was quite nice to reading up to the hour updates from Amelia’s tweets. Also found out about some brilliant designers which is what I suppose the whole week is about.

There’s so much colour and lovely pattern in the Nova Chiu collection (I’d like some furry ear pom poms too now..) . This was my favourite illustration of the three and the most enjoyable because I never usually use this much colour and so intensely.

 

To see the whole article and more pictures and illustrations, click here: http://www.ameliasmagazine.com/fashion/nova-chiu-london-fashion-week-aw-2012-catwalk-review/2012/02/22/

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Georgia Hardinge for Amelia’s Magazine: LFW A/W 2012

February 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

Love Georgie Hardinge’s collection lovely colour, simple structure and some lovely texture contrasts. The outfit I chose was a contrast of bright geometric and soft knits which was something I had to work with in the illustration, and have those two balance rather than over power each other whilst still giving an impression of the outfit.. It was really challenging and I made about 11 sketchings and 3 paint drafts before finding a something that worked.

After trying to paint the skirt/dress  three times I gave up and used paper and ink to replicate the pattern.

The first test, it’s a little messy and doesn’t look anywhere like the original.

The pattern that was used in the end.

The final illustration that is featured on Amelia’s Magazine. Read the whole article here: http://www.ameliasmagazine.com/fashion/georgia-hardinge-london-fashion-week-aw-2012-catwalk-review/2012/02/20/

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