René Gruau illustration for the cover of International Textiles, 1949
Rene Gruau Gorgeous use of simplistic lines - the thickness gives it depth. There is also nice movement in the garment and the use of yellow tones give it a pop of colour and lovely contrast to bring the work alive
Rene Gruau I like how it is only a thin outline with little colour.
I spent last Sunday swooning over fashion illustration exhibitions with my mum. First stop was Drawing Fashion at the Design M.
René Gruau remains one of the most renowned fashion illustrators, for the stunning silhouettes, dramatic use of colours and powerful minimal lines, which lead to the incredibly seductive, sophisticated and elegant imagery.
Fashion Drawings - René Gruau 1909 - 2004 Gruau's fluid line, bold use of colour, composition and psychology make his work stand out. He is undoubtedly the best fashion artist of the mid century; he was without peers