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Video: How to Make a Personal Croquis

Fashion illustrator and SewStylish author Yelen Ayé, has showed you the basics of fashion illustrations and how to refine their features in two previous video tutorials. Now, Yelen makes it personal. Follow along as he shares how to sketch a croquis in your likeness! To create your personal croquis, you'll need a front facing, full-body photo of yourself, a business card, ruler, and pencil or pen.

Happy Sketching!

Comments (14)

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Posted: 2:23 pm on May 11th

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Thank you, useful.
Thank you, useful
But to be frank, it doesn't tell in detail what should we do to choose a best one, agree?
I don't think it's good to buy a new hard dirve, why not change the laptop? Lol.
Posted: 2:23 pm on May 11th

miranda10 miranda10 writes: Find out what things you need to consider when you are shopping for the best laptop hard drive for your computer
Posted: 2:19 pm on May 11th

miranda10 miranda10 writes: Things to consider when shopping for the best hard disk drives
If you are shopping for the best laptop hard drive, you're going to have your work cut out for you, especially buy laptop hard drive online. Finding a reliable hard drive to purchase is not going to be as easy as 123. You may have to spend some time looking around on the Internet and doing some comparison shopping so that you can find a hard disk for sale that will satisfy your expectations and meet your needs as well, before you make a determine you can just know about the laptop hard drive cost in the field. Using a laptop means that you're going to need enough space to store your files, install your software and do everything that you want to do on the computer. There a lot of things to consider when you purchase a new hard drive for your laptop. Below, you will find with some of these things are and why it's important to shop around for hard disk drives for sale so that you can find the precise laptop hard drive that you want to buy.

1,Look for a hard disk drive that has enough space to meet your needs
Knowing how much space you need on your hard drive can be a difficult thing. Often times, people don't think they need much space but then they come to realize that they needed more than they originally thought. For instance, some people think that they just need to purchase a hard drive that is going to cover their files. For instance, if they have about 10 gigabytes of files, they may purchase just a 20 to 40 gigabyte hard drive. The problem with this is that you are not accounting for the operating system. If you plan to run an operating system like Linux or Windows on the computer, then you need to purchase a hard drive that has enough space to properly run the operating system and store your files. There are other things to keep in mind as well, for instance, what software are you going to be putting on the computer? Software can take up a lot of space on a computer, especially games and software that is very complex. These types of software titles can get up into several gigabytes of space, so you need to have a big enough hard drive to accommodate for these applications.

2,Remember that it's okay to go over what you need but it's not okay to go under
Of course, you can easily see there are so many laptop hard drive for sale online, when purchasing a hard drive, it's okay to purchase more gigabytes than you actually need, just like me, I love installing lots of games, so I bought a big sony laptop hard drive in advance. However, if you were to purchase less gigabytes than you actually need, this is not going to be okay because you won't be able to do the things that you want to do on your computer. Be sure to shoot for more disk space. Keep in mind that installing a hard drive on a laptop can be more complicated than installing a hard drive on a desktop computer. You also need to accommodate for the installation costs when you're going to have a company install this for you. Look online and do some comparison shopping so that you can find the best laptop hard drive for a price that makes sense for your budget.

Need more info about laptop hard drives or purchasing, please go harddrivestore.org

Thank you, useful.
Thank you, useful
But to be frank, it doesn't tell in detail what should we do to choose a best one, agree?
I don't think it's good to buy a new hard dirve, why not change the laptop? Lol.
Posted: 2:19 pm on May 11th

rksue rksue writes: I stumbled across this tutorial and watched not knowing what the outcome would be, I would love to learn to do this and might sit quietly with the video and try this for myself as i have changed shape and dont like most of what i make formyself these days, doing something like this would cut out the mistakes and help me like what i sew. Now to find a some quiet moments........... definitely a to do project on my list. Thankyou
Posted: 4:30 pm on May 9th

canei canei writes: Thanks for sharing...I will have to practice that.
Posted: 8:47 am on May 2nd

ilovestitching ilovestitching writes: that as a very interesting tutorial, thank you. It will be useful when working on correct proportions.
Posted: 5:34 am on April 30th

sewbuttons sewbuttons writes: What a great technique! I think with a little practice I'll be coming up with all kinds of designs that actually will look like the final garment. Thanks for your information on what product you used.
Posted: 9:10 am on April 23rd

Sewer2012 Sewer2012 writes: Thank you for this video. I've been collecting methods on how to do this for a while and I think I'll try this one first.
Posted: 12:19 pm on April 18th

duchessga duchessga writes: Thank you so much for the tutorial, you have made me realize I can draw my designs.
Posted: 5:08 pm on April 17th

Mamato8 Mamato8 writes: I made my own croquis when I was in patternmaking classes. Unfortunately, my body has taken a different shape I should do it again. I don't draw up all those proportions, just the silhouettes from the front, back and side. It's a great way to try different fashion ideas on without sewing up samples!

I highly recommend it!
Posted: 8:02 pm on April 16th

Carly_Sue Carly_Sue writes: WOW! What talent! You make it look so simple but I don't think it will be easy to do. It makes sense though, to have your very own body proportions to style.
Posted: 6:21 pm on April 16th

Moonbeams Moonbeams writes: Never thought of making my own croquis. I will do that this summer when I'm off. And I like knowing it's here for reference. Love it.
Posted: 5:13 pm on April 16th

sewin sewin writes: Thank you for the great tutorial, you made the process come to life. Of course it won't be as easy for me but I will refer to your video to get help along the way.Thank you.
Posted: 4:42 pm on April 16th

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