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CheriChictopia
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CheriChictopia
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This is the official fashion illustrator thread. Want to become a fashion illustrator or have experience as a professional illustrator? Share some tips and your experiences here in this forum topic to help out fellow Chictopians!

xo,
Cheri

posted over 1 year ago
purplewang
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purplewang
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My favorite fashion illustrators are The Blake Wright and Eri the Mermaid (you can google their blogs). I also interviewed Blake on my Chic Blog. It seems like as an illustrator you do a lot of freelance work, and have a side job in graphic design or something to pay the bills. You should put your work out there and start a site/blog and try to get exposure to bigger brands. Blake does freelance for Neiman Marcus now which is a pretty big deal! I’m not an illustrator though, but I do follow the career of many. I’d love to hear about the experience of others. :)

posted over 1 year ago
 
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TheLoveAssembly
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My favourite Fashion Illustrators are Garence Dore and Bernadette form Decade Diary. I love watercolour illustrations the most!

We’ve interviewed some Fashion illustrators on our website here that have collaborated and done work for big brands such as H&M, Net-a-porter and Vogue and they started just by showcasing their work on their blog.

It’s amazing to hear their stories and look forward to sharing more creative individuals work!

posted over 1 year ago
 
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karenlouise
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If you want to become self-employed as a fashion illustrator, you probably should maintain a steady job while developing your own client base. But remember that it will take lots of patience to get your business built, so be patient:)
P.S. My favorite fashion illustrators are Antonio lopez and David downtown

posted about 1 year ago
 
penelope204
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penelope204
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learning fashion illustration is also good for those interested in fashion design since learning how to sketch is a must . I am curretly taking a fashion illustration course since I want to apply to FIT and what I have learned has amazed me. I know I wouldn't have learned as much if I was't taking this class.

posted 7 months ago
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