One of my delightful Christmas gifts this year was a set of EXTCCT fashion rulers
, seen first on @Julie_Eilber's instagram account
and then put onto my list. A nice little gift came from my Mom -- these rulers and a tube turner set
. Love the enabling! :) I've already tried out the rulers -- there's a torso, legs, and three complete body shapes; one with arms, one without and one with no head on it. You can basically make any outline you want. I did a few quick pencil sketches over one of the body outlines to get a feel for them, and had quite a bit of fun. It's like playing paper dolls again!
Anyhow, playing around with these made me think about fashion drawing, which then reminded me that I had The Secrets of Fashion... [read more]