Lace Rendering - Mood Drawing

Mood Drawing: Female Lace Rendering

Mood Drawing: Female Lace Rendering

This advanced lesson will teach you how to create a female mood drawing of lace, using gouache, brushes and pencils. Once you have downloaded and printed our female fashion croquis supplied with this lesson, you will use this sketch as your canvas. Let us teach you how to illustrate this beautifully expressive fashion figure wearing a lace dress, a picture hat and a flowing sash. You will learn how to work with ink and watercolor paint, various brush stroke techniques and how to apply pressure on the brush to achieve special effects. Once you have mastered the technique, you will be able to add a higher level of creativity to your fashion portfolio.

Learn more about how to create expressive mood drawings by viewing our other illustration lessons.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-2
2 Initial Render 1-12
3 Highlights Part 1 1-9
4 Details 1-4
5 Lace Rendering & Details 1-8
6 Hightlights Part 2 1-3
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Step Description
1 Start this lesson, by first downloading and printing the fashion croquis supplied with this lesson.
2 Place a small amount of black sumi ink on the ceramic plate and add a slight amount of water with your #14 brush. Mix the ink and water together, in preparation for illustrating the figure. Dab the brush on the plate several times to reduce the amount of ink on the brush.


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