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Free Fashion Templates

Design Tutorials, Tips, Free Fashion Templates & Fashion Galleries

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The aim of this section is to give you tips, tutorials and free downloads in fashion art. The purpose is to help you study current fashion, fashion drawing, body adornment and past costume.  I have an ebook available for the fashion templates, many of which are already on site.    Please scroll down page.

Drawing Fashion

Scared of drawing? Develop techniques to enable you to try fashion drawing yourself.  A good starting point for that one off fashion dress sketch such as a wedding dress or college interview workboard. Basic Body Templates.

Fashion Sketching Templates 1

Modern strident female outline fashion poses to use as silhouette template guides for modern drawings.  Ideal for storyboard use.

 Elegant Fashion Template Silhouettes 2

Fashion poses of modern, but elegant ladies. Suitable for all types of fashion and costume sketches.

Free Fashion Templates 3

Includes free fashion templates for 2 half bodies upper torso, 2 half bodies upper torso backs. Ideal for bodice designs and sleeves.


Free Fashion Templates 4

Includes a free fashion template of woman running, strolling and squatting.  Ideal for movement.



Fashion Drawing Gallery Original

Sketches of fashion drawings by visitors to the site.  Various abilities welcome.

Download my Ebook

The fashion drawing ebook has over 40 body female template silhouette outlines, plus colour examples of storyboards, manipulated fabric samples and 80 design brief starting points with hints and tips to help you.

Galleries  Added 16 Nov 2005

Galleries  Added 26 Sept 2005

Gallery 4 June 2005

 Gallery March 2005

Fashion Galleries 1 to 5 below are from Nov 2003

Fashion Galleries 2004


LATE 2004 Fashion Galleries 

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