Female Flats Croquis Template
This lesson is how to draw a template for creating female flats. You won’t find this lesson in books and therefore this lesson is extra special, since it teaches you the correct proportion so that your flat sketches are technically accurate in terms of size and proportion. Once you have created the female croquis template, use it as the foundation for drawing flats of T-shirts, blouses pants, shorts, dresses, skirts, jackets, activewear, loungewear, shapewear, knitwear, outerwear, innerwear and swimwear.
Perfect your flats sketching skills by viewing how-to draw a Skirt Flat, Pant Flat, Jacket Flat then cap it off with How-to Spec a Skirt, Pant and Jacket. Once you’ve mastered flats then try your hand at creating a Leather Jacket Tech Pack.
|1||Planning the Front||1-9|
|2||Mapping the Front||1-9|
|3||Mapping the Princess Line||1-3|
|4||Mapping the Arms||1-5|
|5||Inking the Body||1-12|
|6||Leg Inseam Development||1-4|
|7||Inking the Arms & Princess Lines||1-6|
|8||Inking the Guidelines||1-2|
MODULE 1 • PLANNING THE FRONT
|1A||To draw the size 8 female flats croquis template, you will first need to establish a center or plum line. To do this, use your ruler to draw a 10” (25.4cm) line down the center of the page. Place a mark at the midway 5” (12.7cm) point.|
|1B||The female flats croquis is a more real-life proportion than that of the elongated fashion croquis, which is a 10-headed proportion. Divide the center or plum line into 8 equal sections, each measuring 1 ¼” (3.2cm) per section. Mark off from the top, 1 though 4, and continue onto the lower half, 5 through 8. You will end up with 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 equal sections.|
|2A||Next you will draw a frame on the first section measuring 3/8” (1cm) wide on both sides of the plum line.|
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