Learn how to render a camouflage print using a combination of pencils and markers. Once you have downloaded the reference swatch and the male fashion croquis supplied with this lesson, print the fashion croquis to use as your canvas. You will start the lesson by doing a test swatch of the pattern on scrap pattern. Then, we will teach you how to lay down the foundation color and map the camouflage pattern on the pants. You will also learn how to hold your tools to get the best results. The lesson concludes with a demonstration on shading, to add depth and polish to the illustration.
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MODULE 1 • RENDERING FOUNDATION
|1||Start this lesson, by downloading the fashion croquis and reference swatch supplied with this lesson. Print the fashion croquis to use as your canvas.|
|2A||Using your Tombow pale yellow marker #140, lay in the base foundation color. Begin on the left leg using short even strokes with the side of the brush tip. Continue onto the right leg and along the top of the pants at the waist.|
|2B||Continue to render the foundation color along the right pant leg and the right and left cuff.|
|3||Use the tip of the brush and go back in and add shading to the pockets, the crotch area and at the waist pleats.|
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