Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Fashion Designs

This semester I've had many chances to take my pencils to paper and create some of my own designs. It's difficult to come up with one decent outfit, never mind several at a time, as a full-time designers do! I think I'll stick with pattern manipulation, but it is fun to play around with colour and fabric in my various attempts to create something. It helps that each assignment has definite yet broad restrictions, which provide an easy starting point. Each one implements some basic principle or element of design.

Isn't it funny? Whenever something feels extremely open-ended (e.g., creating a collection), it's somehow always easier to add some rules to focus your thoughts.