Essential Digital Fashion Illustration is a complete, in-depth tutorial that guides readers step-by-step through the digital techniques typically employed in fashion design and illustration. Through dozens of practical exercises, readers improve their skills using tools such as graphics tablets, scanners, cameras, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, vectorizing, adding color, and applying textures, transparencies, collages, and patterns. Each of the exercises also includes definitions for the technical terms used as well as handy tips from leading fashion designers. Essential Digital Fashion Illustration is an essential guide for amateurs or beginners who want to make a start in the world of fashion illustration and design, as well as for professionals already established in the sector who want to improve and polish their techniques.
Born in 1983, in La Serena, Chile, Loreto Binvignat Streeter now lives and works in Barcelona, Spain. Having studied Fine Arts for almost two years at the Universidad Catolica de Chile, she transferred in 2003 to the Dominican Republic to study at La Escuela de Diseno de Altos de Chavon, an affiliate of the Parsons School of Design. After two years there she completed an AAS in Fashion Design, later on finishing her degree at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Barcelona, Spain. During 2008, while working in Fashion Design and Illustration, she completed a postgraduate course in Creative Illustration at Eina, Escola de Disseny i Art in Barcelona. Loreto has held four exhibitions of her work, including a recent one in the Picasso Museum in Barcelona. She has also contributed to a number of fashion illustration books including Essential Color in Fashion Illustration, Fashion Illustration and Field Guide: How to be a Fashion Designer. She exhibited her work in Colophon 2009. www.loretobinvignat.com