How to Create Beautiful Fashion Illustrations

Elena Fay, Watercolor Artist & Fashion Illustrator

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9 Videos (36m)
    • Intro

    • Fashion Figure Proportions

    • Creating Dynamic Poses

    • Drawing Stick Figures

    • How to Draw a Face

    • Inspiration Board

    • Painting Skintone

    • Watercolor Fashion Illustration

    • Wrap Up


About This Class


Hi everyone!

Welcome to my first Skillshare class!

In this class you will learn the basics of fashion illustration, I’ll show you step by step how to draw a fashion figure, create dynamic and interesting poses and we’ll be learning how to use watercolors along the way. 

  • I’ll show you step by step process of creating a fashion illustration
  • We'll do some easy and fun exercises that will help you to create interesting poses
  • Then we’ll create a final fashion illustration on a watercolor paper

 You will be able to download 9 head croquis (fashion figure) that you can use as a template for your illustration and a reference with face proportions, but I encourage you to create your own because it's a very good practice. 

Art supplies that I used for this project:

Paper- Fabriano Watercolor Paper (Hot Press)

Pentel Brush Pen

Sakura Micron Ink Pen

Mijello Mission Gold Watercolors

da Vinci Watercolor Brush

Porcelain Palette

52 of 53 students recommendSee All

Awesome class! Very clearly explained body proportions for beginners.
Meda Halmaciu

Artist and invitation designer @invitatiicouture

Elena is a fantastic and truly inspirational fashion illustrator. This class helped me to tackle some fears I had about illustrating and now I'm practicing daily as she suggested to improve my artistic skills.
Patty Johnson

Just Wanna Be Me

Lovely class, Elena! The exercise with coloured paper is awesome) You have a very pleasant style of teaching - keep going! Cheers, Anna
Anna Sokolova

Artist, illustrator, designer





Elena Fay

Watercolor Artist & Fashion Illustrator

I'm a self-taught fashion illustrator, dreamer and explorer:)

Creating is my biggest passion and I'm so excited to announce that my class about fashion illustration is live and I'm working on more classes !!! Welcome to my creative playground:)

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