Fashion | 19 April 2014 15:40 CET

Fashion/ Style Icon Of The Day: Meet Fashion Illustrator, Obinna Omeruo

Source: Edith Elekwachi/ loves to spot and celebrate productive creative talents in Africa and Fashion Illustrator, Obinna Omeruo who is a brother to Nigerian Fashion designer Ugonna Omeruo of the House Of Nwocha brand (HON), is a freelance fashion stylist with astounding drawing abilities.

As a Fashion illustrator, Obinna creates drawings, sketches and other artworks which may or may not yet be realized and relates to the fashion industry.

As part of the functions of a fashion illustrator, when fashion designers start to develop a new fashion line, they rely on fashion illustrators to bring their ideas to life. This is so, as they can possess images to use in designs and in selling the line before prototypes are been made.

A fashion illustrator works on everything, including shoes and bags, developing and fleshing out concepts for designers. They also develop patterns by drawing instructions for their construction so that home sewers and seamstresses have an idea of what the garment should look like when it is finished.

Obinna has sketched for brands such as House Of Nwocha(HON) and Souza

Check out Obinna's detailed and illustrative sketches of the Best dressed Celebrities at the 2014 Academy/ Oscar's Awards, they include; Lupita Nyong'o, Amy Adams, Kate Hudson, Cate Blanchett and others.

Are they beautiful or not?

Obinna Omeruo

© 2014

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