Fashion Illustration: Drawing the Catwalk

Learn to create digital fashion sketches inspired by Naomi’s most iconic catwalk moments

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Saturday, 22 June 2024

  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • Digital Studio, V&A Learning Centre

  • Tickets cost £80.00 - £100.00

    All materials provided.

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From her legendary walk to her instantly recognisable profile, Naomi is arguably the most influential model of her time. Her hair, face and walk are all signature elements of her world-famous modelling career. In this workshop, you will take a journey through her style and 40-year career, learning to recreate haute couture looks from the runways of London, Paris, Milan and New York, finally taking away a stunning digital fashion illustration.

Begin with an introduction to drawing the fashion figure and capturing the essence of a pose and outfit. Next, practical exercises will familiarise you with figure drawing and depicting fabric movement and texture. Finally, with Naomi’s legendary figure in mind, you will illustrate bespoke designs and digitise your sketches using the Procreate app. The session will simplify the fashion sketch while equipping participants with techniques to develop their own style and approach.

Please note:

  • This workshop includes sketching by hand as well as using iPads
  • All materials including iPads, Apple Pencils and the illustration application Procreate are provided
  • Suitable for beginners and limited to 16 attendees
  • Attendees must be 18+

    Workshop led by Yéga: 

    YÉGA is a British-Nigerian fashion artist whose client list includes British Vogue, Vogue Arabia, Maison Ladurée, Boghossian, Fashion Trust Arabia, Jennifer Chamandi London and The Dubai Mall.
    Her blended cultural heritage greatly influences her eclectic style, often featuring intricate line work, patterns, bold colour palettes and her favourite subject- the human figure. Working predominantly with fine liner pens and digital colour, she also frequently experiments with watercolours, markers and acrylic paint.

    In 2020, YEGA founded Fashion Illustration Africa to encourage knowledge sharing between Western and African illustrators.

  • Header image: Yéga