By Altman & Co.
Over seven hundred black-and-white illustrations, specific descriptions, and costs for an enormous array of upscale women's clothes and accessories seem between those highlights from infrequent Nineteen Twenties B. Altman & corporation catalogs. Stylized drawings of flappers depict subtle attire, bathing fits, cloche hats, footwear, and extra. a range of dresses for males and youngsters is incorporated.
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With a turned foot there is also a slight upward angle as the foot moves away from you (C). Take note that the heel is slightly lower then the instep line. 42 CHAPTER 2—FOOTWEAR G CROSSED ANKLE VIEW When crossing ankles or drawing the foot moving forward on its side, watch for the curve of the outside edge (D) and also the heel length (E), which will appear to be centered back behind the ball of the foot. FRONT STRAIGHT-ON When drawing a straight-on foot, notice that the inside ankle (tibia bone—F) is higher than the outside (fibula).
54 CHAPTER 2—FOOTWEAR RENDERING SNAKESKIN Snakeskin and lizard skin are very similar to render. Snakeskin usually has more of a spotted appearance, whereas lizard is more consistent in its color and scale size. Materials: Colored pencils Hard graphite pencil Art markers Pro White paint Bienfang Graphics 360 marker paper This loosely rendered image of a blue snakeskin pump is characteristic of a designer concept sketch. It was drawn with a black water-based pen and then markered on the top with alcoholbased markers, using cerulean blue for the local color and leaving the highlights untouched.
Keep in mind the symmetrical nature of most footwear and keep the perspective straight. STEP 3 STEP 4 Start to lay in your shadow tones. Light your shoe from a single light source. Notice how the light and dark patterns follow the side structure of the foot. Keeping to this form will make your shoes easy to read and look structurally sound. The more reflective the surface, the higher the contrasts between lights and darks. Keep the inside sole of the shoe lighter than the outside upper so the inside does not distract from the design and allows the silhouette of the shoe to dominate.
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