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Drapery: The Diaper Fold with Iliya Mirochnik

Drapery: The Diaper Fold
What is a Diaper Fold? Drapery

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Iliya Mirochnik
Design, Still life
Charcoal, Charcoal Pencil, Paper
1h 13m 0s
Russian Drawing Course 6: Drapery

The Diaper fold ( from the Greek word Dia meaning “across” ), uses elements of the Pipe Fold in its construction. You will learn how to identify the “eyes” of the fold and use that knowledge to analyze and construct the Diaper Fold. Learning the ‘elements’ of this type of fold will allow you to construct the Diaper Fold from imagination or simplify the fold in life. You will further expand your ability to render light on fabric, taking what you’ve learned about rendering the Pipe fold and using the knowledge you will learn about cast shadows and halftones in this lesson.

This lesson includes both the reference image used in the lecture as well as a 3d model of the plaster cast for your assignment.

Graphite pencils
Kneaded and Hard Erasers
Roll of Paper, Smooth Sketchbook paper

Used in video:
Long point sharpener
Sharp eraser
Waterdrop blender

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