Sorry, your browser is not supported
To have the best experience using Skillshare, we recommend that you use one of these supported browsers.

Commercial Fashion Illustration: Create a Stunning Artwork in Analog and Digital Techniques

Anna Sokolova, Artist, illustrator, designer

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
11 Videos (1h 21m)
    • Intro

    • Materials

    • Inspiration

    • Analog: Painting a Dress

    • Painting a Coat

    • Paper masking

    • Sketching and Image Tracing

    • Digital: Scanning and Inking

    • Digital watercoloring

    • Your Task

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class


In this class I'll show you how to create a Fashion Illustration using common principles of visual arts. We’ll start with traditional techniques using paints and paper masking, we’ll also explore image-tracing options. Then I’ll show you super fast digital watercoloring technique in Photoshop. This class focuses on techniques used in fashion but can be applied to any creative area. 

Both advanced and beginner creative can find valuable insights in this class.

GIVEAWAY! Post your artwork in the Project Gallery before 25th of January for a chance to win a limited edition paperblock by German manufacturer Hahnemühle.

 Lessons include:

  • Materials
  • Inspiration
  • Traditional Techniques
  • Image tracing
  • Digital inking
  • Digital watercoloring

14 of 15 students recommendSee All

Anna, these techniques are really practical!!!!! Awesome class!!! Just wish if you could go through the Adobe software, as I believe some of us have not been using photoshop, illustrator. Hope you could went into a bit details on that too. Thank you!
Another beautiful and inspiring class, I loved the traditional masking technique, can't wait to try it! Thank you , Anna!
Irina Trzaskos

Watercolor illustrator / Teacher

Thanks Ana for such nice class ....





Anna Sokolova

Artist, illustrator, designer

Anna Sokolova is Berlin-based illustrator, designer and art director.

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, she produced commercial art projects while attending Peter The Great Polytechnic University. After graduating with a major in Publishing, she returned to the university for an advanced degree in design.

Anna has over ten years of design and illustration experience working for clients in America, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, France, Denmark, Russia, Be...

See full profile