Elie Saab Ombre Gown Illustration by Joanna Baker

Dreaming in Ombre…

Elie Saab Sparkling Couture Gown Illustration by Joanna Baker

Another couture gown inspired by the Paris runways… look #26 by Elie Saab, oh heavenly look #26, you made me run to my desk and immediately start sketching. I love that kind of inspiration! The fall 2014 couture show is absolutely divine… I would live in it if I could. Thankfully, the lovely people at Elie Saab have made the video available for those of us who couldn’t {le sigh} attend the Paris shows. I will definitely have this one on repeat!

One of my favorite things about fashion illustrating is seeing the figure come to life moment by moment until she is fully realized in color and detail. This time, I decided to document those steps and give you a peek into my process. I like seeing how the sketch progresses… rendering all those sequins, pearls, and embroidery definitely took the most time!

Elie Saab Gown - Work in Progress - Joanna Baker Illustration

 I hope you have a great rest of your week… if only Mondays were this glamourous =)

~Joanna <3

3 thoughts on “Dreaming in Ombre…

    1. Joanna Baker Post author

      Thanks so much Deborah! Yes, wasn’t the show divine? Definitely check out the Giambattista show too, also amazing =)
      ~Joanna <3

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