Homework Lesson #2 – Technical Flat Illustration

This assignment is due Thursday, Feb. 11 or Friday Feb 12, whichever is your alpha day for attending school. * Bring it to class.  *

The criteria for this assignment are listed below.  Mark is out of 20.

You are to draw a FULL PAGE flat drawing of the apron design that you want to make.   Choose from one of the 4 drawings that you have made.

Flat sketches, also called flat drawingstechnical flats, or just “flats” in the fashion industry, are a black and white fashion technical drawing that shows a garment as if it were laid flat to display all seams, topstitching, hardware, and any other design details.

One of the most useful skills you can possess as a fashion designer is the ability to draw technical fashion flats, which illustrate a garment’s proportions, material breakdown, and seam construction. Learning how to draw technical flats will vastly improve your fashion design communications, whether you are simply designing for fun or looking increase your value as a designer for any fashion house.

Technical Flat Illustrations look like this:

 

 

ASSIGNMENT:

You are to draw a FULL PAGE (do not draw small),  FLAT drawing of the apron that you want to make in class.

Keep the edges/lines sharply drawn – use an eraser and a ruler to help you.

Draw ALL FEATURES that you want on it.

NO COLOUR!!  Just a pencil line drawing.

Then add measurement lines and measurements for the width and the length of EVERY FEATURE and Part of the apron.  You will use these measurements to make each part.  MEASURE ON YOUR BODY IN FRONT OF A MIRROR SO THAT YOUR MEASUREMENTS WILL FIT YOU!!

This drawing is worth 20 marks for :

  • thoroughness of measurements for every part of the apron
  • clarity and sharpness of your drawing lines
  • drawing is full page

 

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