visual arts at MBHS  

Projects from Our Fashion Drawing & Design Classes


This page shows sample products from the course. Descriptions by the teacher are included so you can understand what's going on in the photo and get a better sense of what you might do if you signed up for the course. Works displayed here are original works of art by Blair students, who have rights of copyright to them. These works are not to be copied by others. Identification of the student artists by name is avoided in order to maintain the school's commitment to protecting the identity, privacy and security of its students. Credits are posted only with the written permission of the student and his/her parent or guardian.

Course Numbers
Fashion Drawing and Design: #6355/6356


Fashion Drawing & Design students create a monochromatic model out of magazine clippings for the first project of the semester. (Click on any image to enlarge it.)

Watch step by step as a Fashion Drawing & Design student creates an exciting depiction of Michael Jackson for the monochromatic model project. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students start the semester learning to draw simple shapes and that the fashion figure is roughly 11 heads high. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students discover that other simple shapes like trapezoids are great for drawing the torso. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

More circles and ovals create arms as our figures start to really take form. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students develop legs still using simply shapes to help create the correct forms. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students draw hands and feet from observation. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Fashion Drawing & Design students learn face proportions and the rules to drawing the face. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students zoom in and take a closer look at eyes, the nose, and the mouth. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students practice drawing hair of all different types and ethnicities. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Fashion Drawing & Design students roughly sketch their final model in different fashion poses. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Sketches are refined as students prefect poses and add clothes onto the models. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students find monochromatic magazine values to create a value scale and begin applying the color values to their sketches. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Students participate in a peer critique and choose their final model from two drafts. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

Fashion Drawing & Design students are hard at work gluing magazine pieces to create their final monochromatic model. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)

For their next project Fashion Drawing & Design students combine models with animals focusing on texture and form to unify their artwork. (Click on any image to enlarge it.)

See Blair Fashion Students in action and then sign yourself up for Fashion Drawing & Design! (Click on the image to see the video)

Cick the picture to see a video on YouTube about our exciting Fashion Drawing and Design class!

Information/content on this page was updated January 12, 2015.