An extraordinary event of the highest level by the most reputable fashion illustrator in Russia
A glamorous chic of haute couture and bodacious location - brace yourself for an astonishingly beautiful and stylish workshop dedicated to the fine art of fashion illustration.
Traditionally, workshops by Alena Lavdovskaya take place in particularly solemn surroundings where elegance reigns.
An exquisite interior, professional models, a team of stylists and makeup artists, photographers and videographers, premium drawing materials - such a meticulous preparation allows the students to fully immerse in the atmosphere of classic fashion illustration and demonstrates a benchmark for fashion illustrators to aim for.
An in-depth workshop for a total immersion in the profession of a fashion illustrator
The workshop program was designed by Alena Lavdovskaya and is comprised of theoretical and practical blocks.
The opening lecture will familiarize the students with the iconic and contemporary names in fashion illustration as well as possible ways of self-realization in the industry.
The most valuable - practical - part is based on life drawing. A team comprising a model, a stylist, a makeup artist, and a hair stylist will be there for you to create some unique high-fashion looks. You will take pictures of the model and continue drawing live using your shots as a photo reference. This is exactly how the grand masters like Antonio Lopez and René Gruau used to draw and how Alena Lavdovskaya, David Downtown and only a handful of contemporary artists draw today. This is a complete immersion in the trade!
Portfolio guidance and practical career recommendation
This workshop is not solely targeted at the old-timers of the fashion industry eager for more tricks of the trade. It is equally valuable for anyone curious about fashion illustration but uncertain whether it is suitable for them as a career choice.
Alongside with a great deal of inspiration, every participant will get a detailed overview of today's fashion industry, practical tips on developing your style, and some presents you will like.
During the workshop, Alena offers an individual approach to each participant, and after the session you will get a personalized feedback on your portfolio, recommendations on developing your style and tips on how to become a commercially successful artist.